Rep. Liz Cheney contemplating presidential run after shedding Wyoming GOP main

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Defeated Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney confirmed Wednesday that she is “fascinated about” working for the White Home to maintain her nemesis, former President Donald Trump, “out of the Oval Workplace.”

“It’s one thing that I’m fascinated about and I’ll decide within the coming months,” the 56-year-old daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney informed NBC Information’ “As we speak” present.

“I might be doing no matter it takes to maintain Donald Trump out of the Oval Workplace.”

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney speaks on the TODAY present after her defeat.
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Cheney said she's "doing whatever it takes" to keep Trump out of office.
Cheney mentioned she’s “doing no matter it takes” to maintain Trump out of workplace.
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Cheney insisted the Republican get together “has actually change into a cult of persona” beneath Trump — who “continues to pose a really grave menace and danger to our republic.”

“I believe it’s actually a very powerful problem that our nation has confronted in current historical past, and possibly because the Civil Battle, and it’s one which we should win,” she mentioned.

“I’m completely going to proceed this battle,” she vowed.

The firebrand lawmaker then once more blamed her foe for her crushing loss in her dwelling state, echoing the argument made in her concession speech in a single day.

Cheney was overwhelmed by a roughly 30-point margin Tuesday by Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman within the widely-watched Republican main showdown.

She insisted that “victory would have been very simple” in her main had she been prepared to “embrace” and “perpetuate the massive lie” that the 2020 presidential election was stolen from Trump.

“I don’t suppose that anyone in any political get together ought to assist election deniers,” she mentioned, calling those that “refuse to just accept the result of the final election” a “crimson line.”

“I believe all of us have to acknowledge how harmful it’s to elect individuals who don’t essentially imagine in upholding our constitutional course of,” she mentioned.

“I believe we have now to guarantee that we’re preventing towards each single election denier.”

Insisting that Trump had “betrayed” and “lied to” Republican voters, she mentioned her refusal to buckle to his maintain would achieve enormous assist.

“This can be a nice, particular, distinctive nation, and we’d like leaders who’ve reverence for our Structure … and who’re going to do what’s required to abide by our oath, regardless of whether or not or not it’s politically handy,” she mentioned.

“I do know that there are hundreds of thousands and hundreds of thousands of People throughout this nation … who know that there’s one thing extra vital than partisan politics, and who know all of us have to face collectively if we wish to defend this republic.”


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