In New Hampshire, Cheney says Trump ‘at war’ with the Constitution

Rep. Liz cheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney Sunday Shows: Biden Officials Seek Social Spending Package After Infrastructure Approval Cheney Tears Down Jan 6 Claims As ‘False Flag Operation’ True Conservatives Must Make A Decision MORE (R-Wyo.) Tuesday torn in ex President TrumpDonald Trump Meat industry groups pledge to meet Paris Agreement emissions targets by 2030 Judge dismisses part of DC AG’s lawsuit against Trump’s inaugural committee Representative Gosar publishes anime video showing him hitting Biden, Ocasio-Cortez MORE for being “at war” with the Constitution and condemning Republican leaders who have shown no courage and reject his lies that they stole the 2020 elections.

Americans are “facing an internal threat that we have never faced before: a former president who is trying to unravel the foundations of our Constitutional Republic, aided by political leaders who have become willing hostages of this dangerous and irrational man. … “Cheney said in a speech in New Hampshire.

On Monday night, he said, Trump was invited by Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthy Rep. MORE (R-Calif.) And other Republican leaders to host the Republican Party’s annual fundraising dinner. Trump reportedly said that the real “insurrection was on November 3,” Election Day, and that the January 6 attack on Capitol Hill was simply a “protest.”

“Political leaders who remain silent in the face of these false and dangerous claims are helping a former president who is at war with the rule of law and the Constitution,” Cheney said.

Cheney was one of 10 House Republicans who joined all Democrats in voting to impeach Trump for his role in the violent Jan.6 attack on Capitol Hill, an ultimately unsuccessful attempt to prevent Congress from certifying. Joe Biden’s electoral victory. After she was ousted as the No. 3 Republican Leader for her constant criticism of Trump, Democrats appointed Cheney to the House of Representatives special committee investigating the attack.

His remarks were delivered Tuesday at St. Anselm College’s Nackey Loeb School for Communication in New Hampshire’s elementary state, a speech that will only fuel speculation that Cheney, the 55-year-old daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, could mount a challenge for Trump if he decides to run again in 2024.

Cheney, a self-described conservative Republican, said she disagrees with “almost everything President BidenJoe Biden Nicaragua Ortega Prepares to Win Election Amid International Criticism Representative Gosar Releases Anime Video Showing Him Hitting Biden, Ocasio-Cortez Overnight Energy & Environment – Presented By ExxonMobil – Activists Cry Over COP26 Draft MORE has done. “But she is more concerned about what Trump and his loyalists are doing to the Republican Party, and to the country, by perpetuating electoral lies.

“I love my party. I love their story. I love its principles, but I love my country more, ”he said. “I know this nation needs a Republican Party that is based on truth, one that presents our ideals and our policies based on substance. One who is willing to reject the former president’s lies. …

“In this time of trial, will we do our duty? Will we do what we must? Will we defend our Constitution? Will we defend the truth? Will we put the duty of our oath above partisan politics? Or will we look away from the danger, ignore the threat, accept the lies, and allow the liar? Cheney continued. “There is no gray area when it comes to that question. When it comes to this moment, there is no middle ground. ”

Cheney’s speech came on the same day that his Jan.6 panel issued new subpoenas for 10 Trump administration officials, including a senior aide. Stephen MillerStephen Miller Trump, Jan 6 Panel Attorneys Head to Court in Executive Privilege Brawl Trump’s Defense Chief Blocked Idea of ​​Sending 250,000 Soldiers to Border: Report Dave Chappelle Refuses to be Canceled MORE, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Deputy Chief of Staff Chris Liddell. The committee issued six subpoenas for people in Trump’s inner circle on Monday.

Trump has attacked Cheney as a disloyal “warmonger” and backed a Republican opponent, Harriet Hageman, in next year’s primary for the Wyoming general seat.

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