(ReliableNews.org) – In May, House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her leadership position. The move came after she refused to move on from the January 6 incident on Capitol Hill and repeatedly slandered former President Donald Trump. With her re-election looming, Cheney now faces an uphill battle.
On May 26, Cheney spoke at the Wall Street Journal’s “Women, Power and Equity” event. She said that she thinks her 2022 re-election campaign is going to be difficult. She claimed it’s because voters might have to choose between “traditional conservative values” and the former president. The congresswoman went on to say that she thinks the race will be a moment for Wyoming voters to show the country they’re committed to the Constitution and thinks it is going to be important for the “future of the party and the future of our republic.”
A poll from Club for Growth PAC a few weeks ago showed the primary will potentially be very close.
>> 52% of GOP primary voters would vote against her regardless of who challenges her in '22
>> 14% would back her regardless
>> Her favorables are underwater at 29/65
WPAi poll of 415 LVs from April 21-22, +/-4.9% pic.twitter.com/fkIAoZcU5x
— Ally Mutnick (@allymutnick) May 5, 2021
There’s no doubt Cheney faces an uphill battle next year. However, much of that is due to the fact that she doesn’t seem to understand that her party is both pro-Trump and pro-Constitution. They didn’t pick Trump over GOP values and it is insulting to keep saying they did. Perhaps if she had more respect for her constituents, this would not be happening.
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