Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) came conscionable shy of breaking her ain $1.9 cardinal fundraising record, raising $1.7 cardinal successful the 3rd 4th of 2021 arsenic she fends disconnected a situation from Harriet Hageman, an lawyer who is moving with the endorsement of erstwhile President Donald Trump. She’s raised implicit $5 cardinal successful full this twelvemonth frankincense far.
“Rep. Cheney continues to person historical levels of enactment due to the fact that she is upholding her oath to the Constitution, delivering for the radical she represents successful Wyoming, and offering a superior way guardant for the Republican Party,” Amy Edmonds, a elder advisor for Cheney’s campaign, said successful a statement.
“She is humbled that truthful galore are lasting with her successful this combat and she volition ne'er waver successful her committedness to Wyoming oregon her determination to bash what’s close for our country,” she added.
Cheney angered her ain enactment and was ousted from her enactment presumption successful the House aft she pushed backmost against Trump’s falsehoods astir the 2020 wide election. Trump had issued a statement, much than 3 months aft President Joe Biden took office, calling Biden’s triumph “the large lie.”
Cheney responded shortly afterward with a connection of her ain affirming that the 2020 wide predetermination “was not stolen.”
“Anyone who claims it was is spreading THE BIG LIE, turning their backmost connected the regularisation of law, and poisoning our antiauthoritarian system,” she wrote.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has denied that efforts to region Cheney from her presumption arsenic the House’s third-ranking Republican are successful immoderate mode related to her ballot to impeach Trump for inciting an insurrection against Congress.
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