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US-GOP: Liz Cheney to take on candidates who backed Trump’s ‘stolen election’ claims

Rep. Liz Cheney announced yesterday that she will oppose Republican candidates who supported former President Donald Trump’s false claims about the 2020 election being rigged, while calling Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley “unfit” for office. them, after their motion to vote to overturn the election result.

Cheney, who leads Trump’s critics and is the vice chairman of the special congressional committee investigating the tragic events of the Jan. 6, 2021, storming of Trump supporters on Capitol Hill, told ABC’s “This Week” that a broad movement of questioning of the election, could undermine the constitutional order in the US if left unchecked.

The daughter of former US Vice President Dick Cheney has already stated that in the next two years she will try to stop Trump from a possible return to the White House in 2024, possibly with a presidential candidacy of her own.

She, herself, refused to reveal to ABC whether she will be a candidate within or outside the Republican Party, in the event that she decides on a presidential candidacy.

“I’m going to focus my attention on making sure we do everything we can to not elect no-choice voters,” Cheney said in a taped interview last week, days after losing a Republican primary in Wyoming. , by an internal candidate who has Trump’s support.

Source: AMPE

Source: Capital

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