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  • Cheney takes on Trump

    07/01/2020 7:51:31 AM PDT · by rintintin · 73 replies
    MSN ^ | June 30 2020 | Melanie Zanona
    Rep. Liz Cheney has suddenly become one of the most outspoken GOP critics of Donald Trump. Even more surprising: The Wyoming Republican hasn’t faced any serious blowback from the president. Criticizing Trump is not new for Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican. But she has increasingly called out Trump over his foreign policy decisions and leadership during the coronavirus crisis — a risky move in today’s GOP, where any break with Trump can fuel a primary challenge or nasty Twitter tirade from the president. But Cheney’s found a balancing act that few Republicans have been able to achieve. And as...
  • Liz Cheney: ‘If reporting about Russian bounties on US forces is true, White House must explain: 1. Why weren’t president or VP briefed? ... ‘

    06/28/2020 2:03:16 PM PDT · by rintintin · 109 replies
    Liz Cheney Twitter ^ | June 28 2020 | Liz Cheney
    Liz Cheney Twitter @Liz_Cheney If reporting about Russian bounties on US forces is true, the White House must explain: 1. Why weren’t the president or vice president briefed? Was the info in the PDB? 2. Who did know and when? 3. What has been done in response to protect our forces & hold Putin accountable?
  • The Lincoln Project: ‘Dick Cheney.... welcome to the resistance.‘

    06/28/2020 11:07:04 AM PDT · by rintintin · 71 replies
    Lincoln Project Twitter ^ | June 26 2020 | Lincoln Projecy
    The Lincoln Project @ProjectLincoln Dick Cheney.... welcome to the resistance. (sharing picture of Liz Cheney’s tweet of her dad in facemask. Liz tweets: “Dick Cheney says ‘wear a mask’”)
  • Liz Cheney DEFENDS Dr. Fauci!

    05/12/2020 6:18:31 PM PDT · by RandFan · 69 replies
    Twitter ^ | 12th May 2020 | Liz Cheney
    ----------- @Liz_Cheney Dr. Fauci is one of the finest public servants we have ever had. He is not a partisan. His only interest is saving lives. We need his expertise and his judgment to defeat this virus. All Americans should be thanking him. Every day. ----------- Here's the reality: UPDATE– THE LIST — Dr. Fauci’s 15 Deadly Mistakes and Contradictions — Including the Devastation of the US Economy Based on a Garbage Model
  • GOP lawmakers propose renaming Chinese Embassy street for coronavirus whistleblower doctor from Wuhan

    05/07/2020 11:14:39 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 07 2020 | Caitlin McFall
    Republicans in the House and Senate introduced legislation this week to have the street in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., renamed Li Wenliang Plaza to honor the Wuhan-based doctor-turned-whistleblower who had early on sounded the alarm on coronavirus. “The Chinese Government attempted to silence Dr. Li Wenliang who, at great personal risk, warned about the danger of Coronavirus,” Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said in a statement Thursday. Li was among eight doctors who were reprimanded by the Chinese government for warning people against the threat of the coronavirus. Li was later exonerated by Chinese officials.
  • 'Dump the partisan invective': Liz Cheney fires back after Pelosi tells public to ignore Trump 'lies'

    04/15/2020 9:27:35 AM PDT · by Zenyatta · 27 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 4/15/2020 | Emma Colton
    Rep. Liz Cheney responded to a letter House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent to Democrats and accused her of blocking money from families suffering financially from the coronavirus pandemic. Pelosi sent a letter to Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday, urging the public to ignore President Trump's claims about the virus and to instead listen to scientists. "We will overcome this moment, but success requires one fundamental from which all actions will follow: we need the truth," the California Democrat wrote. "The truth is, from this moment on, Americans must ignore lies and start to listen to scientists and other respected professionals in...
  • Liz Cheney calls Nancy Pelosi an 'embarrassment' after speaker spotted at party following missile fire on US troops in Iraq

    01/07/2020 11:12:55 PM PST · by knighthawk · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 7 2020 | Brie Stimson
    U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi an “embarrassment” Tuesday evening after Pelosi reportedly attended a Washington restaurant opening following Iran's missile fire against U.S. troops in Iraq. “Speaker Pelosi is an embarrassment and unfit for office,” Cheney wrote as she retweetd a photo posted online purportedly showing the speaker at the restaurant in Washington's Navy Yard neighborhood. “Closely monitoring the situation following bombings targeting U.S. troops in Iraq,” Pelosi had tweeted earlier, before she was photographed at Danny Meyer’s Maialino Mare restaurant. “We must ensure the safety of our servicemembers, including ending needless provocations from the...
  • Members of Congress ask Supreme Court to 'reconsider' landmark Roe v. Wade abortion ruling

    01/05/2020 5:25:38 AM PST · by Morgana · 31 replies
    CNN ^ | January 02, 2020 | Ariane de Vogue and Caroline Kelly, CNN
    Washington (CNN)More than 200 members of Congress are urging the Supreme Court to reconsider -- if not overrule -- the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide. Thirty-nine Republican senators and 168 members of the House of Representatives, almost all of them Republicans, signed a so-called "friend of the court" brief filed on Thursday by the national anti-abortion group Americans United for Life in connection with a challenge to a Louisiana abortion access law due to be heard in March. The signers include Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Mike Lee and Mitt Romney...
  • Liz Cheney urges Pompeo to 'immediately expel' Erdoğan guards who beat Americans

    11/11/2019 8:22:55 AM PST · by deplorableindc · 7 replies
    W ^ | Nov. 11, 2019
    The third-ranking House Republican is calling for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's security men to be denied entry to the United States — or expelled — for beating U.S. citizens after his last visit to the White House. Fifteen of Erdoğan's guards were criminally charged for attacking Americans in Washington in May 2017. The guards were allowed to flee, but two Turkish-American collaborators were sentenced to one year in prison. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, chairwoman of the House Republican Caucus, wrote Monday to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that those involved in 2017 attacks should be barred from returning this...
  • Liz Cheney calls on Nancy Pelosi to release impeachment transcripts, end ‘selective leaking’

    11/02/2019 1:20:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 2, 2019 | Adam Shaw
    Liz Cheney calls on Nancy Pelosi tRep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., on Friday called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to release the full transcripts of all depositions in the Trump impeachment inquiry, and demanded the end to what she called “selective leaking” of documents to the media. “Despite the vote in the House on October 31, House Democrats continue to conduct the partisan effort to impeach the President in secret,” Cheney wrote in a letter to Pelosi. “Your duty to the Constitution and the American people, as well as fundamental fairness, requires that you immediately release the full transcripts of all...
  • Jeb Bush:Liz Cheney:It Is Shameful to Question the Patriotism of Vindman,Other Impeachment Witnesses

    10/31/2019 6:03:43 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 138 replies
    Jeb Bush on Twitter ^ | 10/29/19 | Jeb!
    GOP Rep. Liz Cheney: ‘It Is Shameful to Question’ the Patriotism of Vindman, Other Impeachment Witnesses— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) October 30, 2019
  • Liz Cheney condemns attacks on Vindman's patriotism

    10/30/2019 9:10:06 AM PDT · by rintintin · 72 replies
    The Hill ^ | Oct 29 2019 | J Brufke
    House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (Wyo.) condemned attacks on Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a witness called to testify as part of the impeachment inquiry, blasting those who have questioned his patriotism on Tuesday. Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the lower chamber, did not spell out who she was criticizing for attacks on Vindman, but her remarks followed a critical tweet by President Trump.
  • Liz Cheney leads GOP field by 20 points in potential Wyoming Senate race

    10/25/2019 3:47:18 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/25/19 | Juliegrace Brufke
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R) leads a field of declared and potential GOP Senate contenders by 20 points in the race to replace retiring Sen. Mike Enzi (R) in Wyoming, according to a new poll from Montana State University Billings. The House Republican Conference Chairwoman, who has not yet said whether she will run for Senate, garnered 37 percent support in the survey, compared to 17 percent support for second-placed former Rep. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyo.), who has already filed to run for the Senate seat. Others were polling in single digits, including GOP mega-donor Foster Friess, who is also weighing a...
  • Congress set for showdown with Trump over Kurds

    10/10/2019 2:04:53 AM PDT · by robowombat · 196 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/09/19 06:11 PM EDT | JORDAIN CARNEY AND REBECCA KHEEL
    President Trump is barreling toward a showdown with Congress over his decision to pull back U.S. troops in northern Syria despite widespread opposition. The announcement, which caught leadership and traditional GOP allies flatfooted, sparked a wave of condemnation, with Republicans calling it a “disaster in the making,” a “catastrophic mistake” and a “terrible decision.” Lawmakers are already weighing how to respond to Trump’s decision, setting the stage for a high-profile clash with Trump as soon as Congress returns from a two-week break on Monday. “Congress must and will act to limit the catastrophic impact of this decision,” said Rep. Liz...
  • Liz Cheney blasts Trump: "Withdrawing US forces from Northern Syria is a catastrophic mistake..."

    10/08/2019 7:00:24 PM PDT · by rintintin · 84 replies
    Liz Cheney Twitter ^ | Oct 7 2019 | Liz Cheney
    Withdrawing US forces from Northern Syria is a catastrophic mistake that puts our gains against ISIS at risk and threatens US security. This decision ignores lesson of 9/11. Terrorists thousands of miles away can and will use their safe-havens to launch attacks against America.
  • Rand Paul, Liz Cheney exchange insults in Twitter feud

    09/12/2019 1:00:07 PM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/12/19 | Rebecca Klar
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) are engaged in a Twitter feud, with Cheney claiming Paul's motto is "terrorists first" and Paul accusing the House Republican Conference chairwoman of "warmongering. Both Republicans are arguing with each other over which one actually stands with - and has the support of - President Trump. Cheney, resurfacing a 2015 tweet from Trump in which he called the libertarian-leaning senator and then-GOP presidential rival a "spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain," tweeted that "no truer words were ever spoken."
  • 10 Republicans side with a foreign country over their fellow members of Congress

    08/18/2019 11:20:09 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 61 replies
    True Blue Media ^ | 16/8/19 | Oliver Willis
    At least 10 Republican members of Congress are supporting Israel's decision to block Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) from entering the country after Trump specifically requested it. On Thursday, Trump tweeted that it would be a sign of "great weakness" if Israel allowed the two congresswomen, who have been outspoken critics of Trump, to enter the country. Later that day, Israel officially blocked their entrance. "Israel’s denial of entry to Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar is a sign of weakness, and beneath the dignity of the great State of Israel," Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a statement. Most...
  • Hawks rip Trump for keeping America at work, not war

    06/24/2019 6:51:42 PM PDT · by rintintin · 17 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 24 2019 | Ralph Hallow
    First, take a deep breath. Now take a look at the Wall Street Journal. The otherwise fine newspaper editorially on Saturday blasted President Trump. For what? For not killing Iranians and blowing up Iranian targets to show how super our American power is. The president acted humanely and rationally, weighing proportionality in response to Iran’s downing of our spy drone over international waters (we say) or Iranian waters (they say). The WSJ, of course, is an authority on the subject of territoriality and sovereignty and the respect thereof. The newspaper for years insisted that the United States should have no...
  • AOC: Liz Cheney Was Real Misuser of Holocaust Imagery this Whole Time

    06/24/2019 5:57:34 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 June 2019 | Joshu Caplan
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) claimed it was Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) — not herself — who appropriated vernacular associated with the Holocaust in her criticism of the self-avowed Democratic socialist’s comparison of U.S. border facilities to concentration camps. “Reminder: the member who directly + explicitly compared concentration camps on our border to the Holocaust was *Liz Cheney.* The horrors of the Holocaust went beyond the use of concentration camps, yet camps were part of the process,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Twitter. “They have also been used before and after,” she added. Ocasio-Cortez has garnered a flurry of criticism since referring to...
  • Liz Cheney Compares Trump to Obama for Not Attacking Iran: Could Be ‘Serious Mistake’

    06/22/2019 8:06:07 AM PDT · by rintintin · 118 replies
    The Observer ^ | June 21 2019 | David Richardson
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) compared President Donald Trump to his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, for calling off a military retaliation against Iran’s regime. “So I’ll wait to see additional information on it, but I think it’s important that people recognize that the United States is going to keep its word and not go down the path that President Obama went down,” Cheney told a CNN reporter on Friday.