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  • Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney Joins Bipartisan Rebuke of President Trump Read More: Wyoming U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney Joins Bipartisan Rebuke of President

    09/25/2020 7:16:52 AM PDT · by rintintin · 76 replies
    K2 Radio , Wyoming News ^ | Sep 24 2020 | Tom Morton
    Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday joined Republican and Democratic legislators in criticizing President Donald Trump's comment about whether he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he would “have to see what happens" when asked about whether he’d commit to a peaceful transfer of power. Thursday morning, Cheney responded to the comment in a tweet: "The peaceful transfer of power is enshrined in our Constitution and fundamental to the survival of our Republic. America’s leaders swear an oath to the Constitution. We will uphold...
  • The peaceful transfer of power is enshrined in our Constitution and fundamental to the survival of our Republic

    09/24/2020 4:05:40 PM PDT · by rintintin · 63 replies
    Liz Cheney Twitter ^ | 24 sep 2020 | Tweet by Liz Cheney
    Liz Cheney @Liz_Cheney US House candidate, WY-0 The peaceful transfer of power is enshrined in our Constitution and fundamental to the survival of our Republic. America’s leaders swear an oath to the Constitution. We will uphold that oath. 5:11 AM · Sep 24, 2020·Twitter for iPhone
  • Liz Cheney retweets Michael Beschloss showing “Lincoln honor(ing) fallen soldiers” at Gettysburg. Another Liz Cheney hit on Trump?

    09/08/2020 8:42:08 PM PDT · by rintintin · 37 replies
    Michael Beschloss retweeted by Liz Cheney ^ | Sep 3 2020 | Michael Beschloss retweeted by Liz Cheney
    Liz Cheney Retweeted Michael Beschloss @BeschlossDC President Lincoln honors fallen soldiers at Gettysburg, 1863:
  • Liz Cheney slams QAnon as 'dangerous lunacy' after Trump embraces followers of conspiracy theory

    08/20/2020 4:13:43 PM PDT · by rintintin · 79 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Aug 20 2020 | Andrew Blake
    House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney denounced the baseless, far-right QAnon conspiracy theory Thursday after President Trump embraced its proponents the day before. “QAnon is dangerous lunacy that should have no place in American politics,” said Ms. Cheney, Wyoming Republican and third-ranking member of the GOP in the House of Representatives.
  • Cheney calls pardoning Snowden 'unconscionable' after Trump says he's considering it

    08/16/2020 5:09:29 PM PDT · by RandFan · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/16/20 08:01 PM EDT | BY ARIS FOLLEY
    Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said on Sunday that pardoning former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden “would be unconscionable” after President Trump said he was considering the idea at a recent press conference. “Edward Snowden is a traitor. He is responsible for the largest and most damaging release of classified info in US history. He handed over US secrets to Russian and Chinese intelligence putting our troops and our nation at risk,” Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the House, tweeted on Sunday afternoon, adding; “Pardoning him would be unconscionable.” A day before Cheney’s comments, Trump said...
  • Liz Cheney vows to keep expressing differences with Trump after he criticizes her

    07/31/2020 11:51:28 AM PDT · by rintintin · 21 replies
    CNN ^ | July 23 2020 | Devan Cole
    Washington(CNN) President Donald Trump on Thursday joined Republicans who are publicly criticizing GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, who has broken with the President in regard to American military engagement overseas and support for Dr. Anthony Fauci during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump's tweet Thursday morning prompted Cheney to publicly insist that she will continue to advocate for her foreign policy views. Tensions between Cheney and House Republicans, which were aired during a conference meeting earlier this week, have illustrated intra-party divides not only over foreign policy but the extent to which congressional Republicans should remain in lockstep behind the President.
  • VIDEO: Matt Gaetz speaks out after feud with Liz Cheney

    07/27/2020 2:32:02 PM PDT · by rintintin · 10 replies
    Fox Business/Lou Dobbs ^ | July 24 2020 | Matt Gaetz/Lou Dobbs
    On Lou Dobbs, Gaetz discusses FBI and Trump campaign, Trump’s popularity and - starting at 4:35 - Liz Cheney “working against President Trump.”, “even Liz Cheney picking up the hashtags of Nancy Pelosi”
  • Pres. Trump: “Liz Cheney is only upset because I have been actively getting our great and beautiful Country out of the ridiculous and costly Endless Wars”

    07/23/2020 4:19:33 PM PDT · by rintintin · 44 replies
    President Donald J Trump twitter ^ | July 23 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    Liz Cheney is only upset because I have been actively getting our great and beautiful Country out of the ridiculous and costly Endless Wars. I am also making our so-called allies pay tens of billions of dollars in delinquent military costs. They must, at least, treat us fairly!!!
  • Liz Cheney Should Step Down

    07/23/2020 2:13:01 PM PDT · by MJacks4 · 17 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 7/23/2020 | Christopher Barron
    On Tuesday, Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) – the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and the third-ranking Republican in House leadership – came under fire from conservatives in a closed-door meeting on the Hill. Criticism intensified when President Trump joined into the pile on...
  • Donald Trump slams top House Republican Liz Cheney after his supporters call her 'disloyal' to him in mounting Republican civil war

    07/23/2020 12:18:09 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 17 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | July 23 2020 | GEOFF EARLE
    President Donald Trump joined the fray of an internecine war within the Republican conference Thursday, attacking party leader Rep. Liz Cheney by claiming she backs 'Endless Wars' overseas. Trump jumped in publicly on Twitter after news of an angry clash inside a closed GOP conference meeting emerged this week. At the meeting, Trump ultra-loyalist Rep. Matt Gaetz and others pounded Cheney for having backed the challenger to a GOP incumbent – even though Trump had called for the lawmaker to be kicked out of the party. Gaetz would then publicly call for her to lose her leadership and accused her...
  • Rand Paul on Liz Cheney: 'I don't think she's good for the country'

    07/22/2020 11:21:37 PM PDT · by RandFan · 32 replies
    CNN ^ | 22 July | By Manu Raju
    Sen. Rand Paul, a long-time critic of Rep. Liz Cheney, joined the conservative pile-on of the Wyoming Republican, saying on Wednesday: "I don't think she's good for the country" and accused her of trying to "sabotage" President Donald Trump's foreign policy. Paul, a libertarian-minded Republican, has long sparred with Cheney, who supports hawkish views on national security. And asked about House conservatives lashing out at Cheney behind closed doors, Paul joined in on the criticism in an interview with CNN. "I mean she tries to sabotage everything he tries to do in foreign policy, so I don't know whether she's...
  • House Republicans air grievances against Liz Cheney over support for Dr. Fauci and splitting with Trump

    07/21/2020 11:02:33 AM PDT · by rintintin · 24 replies
    CNN ^ | July 21 2020 | By Manu Raju and Haley Byrd
    Several House Republicans attacked House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney of Wyoming for supporting Dr. Anthony Fauci and splitting with President Donald Trump on a variety of issues over the past few months during a conference meeting Tuesday morning, a member who was in the room told CNN. Members including GOP Reps. Jim Jordan of Ohio, Matt Gaetz of Florida, Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Chip Roy of Texas, Andy Biggs of Arizona, Scott Perry of Pennsylvania and Ralph Norman of South Carolina all chimed in to air grievances against Cheney. Gaetz and Massie complained about Cheney supporting a primary challenge...
  • Pentagon: US has withdrawn from 5 bases in Afghanistan after Taliban agreement

    07/15/2020 1:05:29 PM PDT · by bitt · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/14/2020 | Justin Wise
    The Defense Department announced Tuesday that U.S. troops have withdrawn from five military bases and reduced the size of its forces in Afghanistan as part of the agreement reached with the Taliban in February. Pentagon chief spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement that "U.S. forces in Afghanistan remain in the mid-8,000s and five bases formerly occupied by U.S. forces have been transferred to our Afghan partners." "We maintain the capabilities and authorities necessary to protect ourselves, our Allies and partners, and US national interests," Hoffman said. "We will continue to execute our counterterrorism mission while simultaneously supporting the 38-nation...
  • Biggs, Massie call on Trump to remove troops from Afghanistan

    07/08/2020 11:21:37 AM PDT · by RandFan · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 8 | BY JULIEGRACE BRUFKE
    Two House conservatives are calling on President Trump to “immediately withdraw" all troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, arguing the country needs to stop engaging in “endless wars.” In a letter sent to President Trump on Tuesday, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) said keeping a military presence in the region could mean a loss of power for the U.S. “Throughout your entire presidency, you have worked tirelessly to Make America Great Again. We are confident you will repeat this feat again after this pandemic. However, the United States will not remain a great power for...
  • SCOOP: Liz Cheney votes with Democrats to stop Trump's withdrawal from Afghanistan

    07/07/2020 7:57:47 AM PDT · by RandFan · 68 replies
    Twitter ^ | July 7 | Ryan James Girdusky
    @RyanGirdusky SCOOP: Here are the House Republicans who voted for the amendment to try and stop President Trump's withdrawal from Afghanistan: Thornberry, Wilson, Bishop, Turner, Rogers, Conoway, Lamborn, Wittman, Hartzler, Cook, Stefanik, Gallagher, Bacon, Cheney, Mitchell, Bergman, Waltz Here are the House Republicans who voted WITH @realDonaldTrump on Afghanistan: Brooks, Byrne, Banks, DesJarlais, Brown, Abraham, Kelly, Gaetz, Scott Here are the Democrats who joined them: Khanna, Gabbard Here are the Dems that voted against leaving Afghanistan: Smith, Davis, Langevin, Larsen, Cooper, Courtney, Garamendi, Speier, Norcross, Gallego, Moulto, Carbajal, Brown, Keating, Vela Jr., Kim, Horn, Cisneros, Houlhan, Crow, Torres Small, Slotkin,...
  • Liz Cheney, a key voice in House Republican leadership, increasingly breaks with Trump

    07/04/2020 10:43:05 PM PDT · by rintintin · 58 replies
    Via KXLY ^ | July 4 | Sunlen Serfaty
    Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the third ranking Republican in the House, is publicly taking on President Donald Trump — and unlike with most of his other critics, the President seems wary to hit back. Cheney, who is the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has broken with Trump on policy before, but she has become increasingly outspoken in recent months. This week, she demanded to know why Trump was unaware of intelligence pointing to Russian bounties on American and coalition troops in Afghanistan. And last week, she indirectly took a swipe at Trump by tweeting a picture of...
  • Once You See The Strings on the GOP Marionettes…

    07/04/2020 6:49:09 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 24 replies
    Conservative TreeHouse ^ | 7-4-2020 | sundance
    ….it is impossible to return to a time when you did not see them.Almost five years ago CTH first outlined the GOPe splitter strategy and the subsequent tripwires showcasing how the Republican political establishment manipulated the conservative movement, and our activity within elections, for many years. (snip) Those who can see the maneuvers of the GOPe may have noticed the recent positioning of two key players, Nikki Haley and Liz Cheney. Both Haley and Cheney are part of a decepticon club positioning to undermine President Trump and the America First agenda. We have previously outlined the agenda of Haley (here);...
  • House Democrats, Working With Liz Cheney, Restrict Trump’s Planned Withdrawal of Troops From Afghanistan and Germany

    07/02/2020 6:04:48 PM PDT · by rintintin · 50 replies
    The Intercept ^ | July 2 2020 | The Intercept
    THE U.S. MILITARY HAS BEEN fighting in Afghanistan for almost nineteen years. House Democrats, working in tandem with key pro-war GOP lawmakers such as Rep. Liz Cheney, are ensuring that continues. Last night, the House Armed Services Committee voted overwhelmingly in favor of an amendment — jointly sponsored by Democratic Congressman Jason Crow of Colorado and Congresswoman Cheney of Wyoming — prohibiting the expenditure of monies to reduce the number of U.S. troops deployed in Afghanistan below 8,000 without a series of conditions first being met. The imposed conditions are by no means trivial: for these troop reductions from Afghanistan...
  • WSJ: Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking Republican lawmaker in the House, is emerging as a figure poised to help redefine the GOP when Trump is no longer leading it

    07/02/2020 3:47:25 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 121 replies
    She’s a hawk and is working with Dems to keep Trump from withdrawing from Afghanistan and Germany.
  • House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops

    07/01/2020 10:45:12 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/01/20 11:24 PM EDT | REBECCA KHEEL
    House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops BY REBECCA KHEEL - 07/01/20 11:24 PM EDT House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops © Getty The House Armed Services Committee voted Wednesday to put roadblocks on President Trump’s ability to withdraw from Afghanistan, including requiring an assessment on whether any country has offered incentives for the Taliban to attack U.S. and coalition troops. The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) amendment, from Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.), would require several certifications before the U.S. military...