You possibly can take the Republican out of her Home management put up, however you may’t take the politician out of the Republican.
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) ― whose condemnation of Donald Trump’s election lies made her an enemy in her personal social gathering ― confirmed she nonetheless has an allegiance to the GOP. (Watch the video beneath.)
Cheney, who was purged from Home management this month due to her Trump criticism, urged to Axios in an interview broadcast on HBO Sunday that she didn’t see a cause-and-effect between the GOP’s false cries of dishonest in swing states and Republican-led voter suppression measures.
“You don’t see any linkage between Donald Trump saying the election was stolen to Republicans and all these state legislatures speeding to place in place restrictive voter legal guidelines?” journalist Jonathan Swan requested.
Cheney dodged a direct response, however Swan pressed, noting it was not a coincidence that Republicans intensified their drive in opposition to voting after vital election losses. Then Cheney went full mealy-mouth:
“All people ought to desire a scenario and system the place individuals who ought to have the ability to vote and have the precise to vote can vote, and individuals who don’t, shouldn’t,” she mentioned.
A reported 45 states have moved to limit voting after key Republican defeats within the U.S. Senate and the presidency in 2020 and 2021. In some states that clamped down on voting, together with Florida, Trump and different GOP candidates prevailed.
Twitter customers had phrases for Cheney ― they usually weren’t flattering.
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