Liz Cheney says she is entering the 2014 Republican race for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming, challenging incumbent Sen. Michael Enzi.
"Instead of cutting deals with the president's liberal allies, we should be opposing them every step of the way," The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney said in a video statement. Ref. CNN
First on CNN: Liz Cheney, whose bid to unseat Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi sparked a round of warfare in the Republican Party and even within her own family, is dropping out of the Senate primary, sources told CNN's John King.
Cheney, the eldest daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, began telling associates of her decision over the weekend and could make an announcement about the race as early as Monday. Ref. CNN
Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking House Republican, says she will vote to impeach President Trump. In a remarkable development displaying the split in the Republican party after the president's role in the storming of the U.S. Capitol, Cheney says she will vote to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Cheney said the president was solely to blame for the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol last week. Ref. USAToday.
Finally, there are some right thinking Republicans that actually see what has happened on January 6. There should be more and I hope with Liz's statement others will follow to get Trump out of office.
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Rep. Liz Cheney keeps job as the third most powerful House Republican despite her impeachment vote. Republicans debated Cheney’s future during a tumultuous, hours-long, closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Wednesday that ended with Republicans voting to keep her as chair of the GOP Conference. The vote was 145-61 in favor of Cheney, with one abstaining. Ref. USAToday.