Skip to comments.Liz Cheney says Donald Trump's 'dictator' remark should be taken 'literally and seriously'
Posted on 12/09/2023 8:23:00 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Former GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, who is warning about the potential dangers of a second Donald Trump presidency, said Americans should take his recent dictator remark "literally and seriously."
Trump raised alarms earlier this week when he declined to flat out reassure the public that he wouldn't abuse power if he is elected, instead telling Fox News host Sean Hannity he wouldn't be a dictator "except on Day One."
Some Republicans have suggested Trump was making a joke but Cheney -- who had a lead role in investigating his actions after the 2020 election and on Jan. 6, 2021 -- disagreed.
"I think we have to take everything that Donald Trump says literally and seriously," Cheney said in an interview with ABC News Chief Washington Correspondent Jonathan Karl, which will air Sunday on "This Week."
"And I think that we saw, frankly, what he was willing to do already after the 2020 election in the lead up to Jan. 6, after Jan 6," she continued. "People need to remember that when Donald Trump woke up on the morning of Jan. 6, he thought he was going to remain as president. And we saw the extent to which he was willing to attempt to seize power when he lost an election."
Cheney called it "wishful thinking" to believe that Trump would "now abide by the rulings of the courts or be stopped by the guardrails of our democracy."
It cost Cheney her congressional career to take on Trump, who she's characterized as an existential threat to American democracy and perhaps the "most dangerous" person to ever occupy the Oval Office. Trump, hitting back in social media posts this week, called her comments "unhinged" and said she is suffering from "Trump Derangement Syndrome."
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ABC and Disney are in full panic mode.
They’re dog-whistling for a nut to take out DJT.
Liz Cheney should not be taken seriously. Evil family.
Liz Cheney is like that crazy homeless lady on the street who is gesturing wildly and randomly shouting nonsense to no one in particular.
Nothing the Lizzard says should be taken “literally ans seriously”. She’s a criminal that engaged in a fraud against the USA through the Jan 6 committee.
This is their latest stupid crap.
Meanwhile Biden has declared war on America with a full scale invasion by millions.
The president in fact can “dictate” many things as the chief executive, which is why we are suffering under this pos Biden.
Lighten up Lizzie. Geez. The United States worked fine before you came along and it will work fine after you’re gone.
Liz Cheney is one crazy dude.
Who listens to this shrill unemployed harpie?
That Cheney family is completely insane.
Liz Cheney? Who’s that?
Thanks to idiot Hannity.
A few days ago Biden said he is going to confiscate pharmaceutical patents and this mentally ill woman calls Trump a dictator.
Is that you Harnwell? 🙂 👍
Liz, taken seiously? Seriously? Don’t make me puke!
Good Lord. The guy says he’d close our border — eliminating a clear threat to our nation— and that he’d open the domestic oil spigot —providing economic relief to hundreds of millions of America— and the response is this. Kinda tells you who these people are.
Liz Cheney, who is logic-impaired anyway, should understand the gift President Biden has given Trump. Biden repeatedly pronounced the Biden Doctrine that no Amendment or other provision of the Constitution is absolute. No progressive, and certainly not Liz Cheney, objected in the slightest to that doctrine or its ramifications.
Anything goes now, Babe! And you helped it along!
Says the woman who with complete malice tore down these very guardrails of democracy and justice in order to railroad and destroy many, many Americans who held a different political view than hers. The j6 videos prove that she knowingly fabricated a false narrative.
All that FU Money, and this - this is how she chooses to live her life.
Has anyone noticed the similarity of Liz Cheney and Miss Piggy? I have never seen them together...hmmmmm!LOL
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