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Liz Cheney: 'History Will Judge' Trump Backers

He's an 'existential threat' to the country, says former rep, who does not rule out a third-party run

(Newser) - A vocal critic of former President Trump is backing Nikki Haley's plans to stay in the GOP primary race through Super Tuesday . Liz Cheney said she's "working to defeat [Trump] at every step of the way" during an episode of "Pod Save America" to air Friday,...

King Day Events Address Rights, 'Our Humanity' at Risk
Politics Touch King Day Events

Politics Touch King Day Events

'Our humanity is literally under attack,' civil rights leader's daughter says

(Newser) - Communities across the nation celebrated the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday with acts of service, prayer services, and parades. But with the November presidential election as a backdrop, some events took on a political turn. In King's hometown of Atlanta, several speakers at the 56th annual commemorative...

Liz Cheney Now Has a Bestselling Book

'Oath and Honor' soars to No. 1 on Amazon bestseller list, temporarily sells out

(Newser) - Liz Cheney may not yet know if she's going to throw her hat in the ring for the 2024 presidential race, but in the meantime, she can bask in the success of her new book. The former GOP congresswoman's Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning leaped...

Liz Cheney Weighs a Third-Party Run in 2024
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Cheney Considers Presidential Run in 2024

But former GOP congresswoman says she won't do it if it would help Trump win

(Newser) - As Liz Cheney makes the rounds promoting her new memoir , the former GOP congresswoman is making clear that she is still considering a third-party run for president in 2024. In an interview with the Washington Post on Monday, Cheney said she would make a decision in the next few months....

Liz Cheney Recounts 4 Words From Her Father

'Defend the republic, daughter,' former VP told her just ahead of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot

(Newser) - More snippets of Liz Cheney's new memoir are out ahead of its formal release on Tuesday, and the latest from Axios involves her famous father. In Oath and Honor , the younger Cheney writes about how she and former Vice President Dick Cheney were at his house on New Year'...

Cheney: How McCarthy Explained Trump Visit to Me
McCarthy-Trump Relationship
Is Back in the Headlines
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McCarthy-Trump Relationship Is Back in the Headlines

Ex-speaker told Liz Cheney he visited Mar-a-Lago in 2021 after hearing Trump was depressed

(Newser) - Kevin McCarthy is suddenly the topic of a flurry of news stories, particularly regarding the ousted speaker's relationship with Donald Trump. Coverage:
  • Cheney's book: In her upcoming book Oath and Honor, former GOP Rep. Liz Cheney says she confronted McCarthy after he famously visited Trump at Mar-a-Lago three

At Her Alma Mater, Cheney Stresses Importance of Truth

Some students at Colorado College turn away during commencement speech

(Newser) - Former US Rep. Liz Cheney implored new college graduates to not compromise when it comes to the truth, excoriating her House Republican colleagues for not doing enough to combat former President Donald Trump's lies that the 2020 election was stolen. In a commencement speech at Colorado College, the Wyoming...

Liz Cheney Has a Book Coming
Liz Cheney Has a 'Warning'

Liz Cheney Has a 'Warning'

Ousted House Republican's memoir, 'Oath and Honor,' is out in November

(Newser) - Former Rep. Liz Cheney has a memoir and a "warning" coming out this fall. In Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning, she'll write about her estrangement from former President Trump and the Republican Party in the aftermath of the Jan. 6 siege of the US Capitol,...

Liz Cheney Gives MTG a Civics Lesson

As Utah Gov. Spencer Cox also called her rhetoric 'evil'

(Newser) - Marjorie Taylor Greene's call for "a national divorce" in which red states and blue states are separated isn't getting the warmest reception. Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Monday said her "rhetoric is destructive and wrong and—honestly—evil." The remainder of his initial tweet...

Complaints About Cheney Lead to Committee Bickering

Trump jumps in on the squabble over final report, as well

(Newser) - Divisions among the staff and members of the House Jan. 6 committee that had been kept behind the scenes have become public. Former and current staff members are displeased that Rep. Liz Cheney has steered the panel's final report to concentrate on former President Donald Trump, which they say...

Liz Cheney Gets the Last Word in Kari Lake Loss

Or at least the latest word, with a 'you're welcome' tweet

(Newser) - When Liz Cheney crossed parties and campaigned against Republican Kari Lake in the Arizona governor's race, Lake reveled in it. At the time, the Trump-backed candidate issued a public letter thanking Cheney for coming out against her. “In fact, my team telIs me your commercial should add another...

Cheney Backs Another Democrat
Cheney Backs
Another Democrat

Cheney Backs Another Democrat

Rep. Abigail Spanberger of Virginia will defend the Constitution, Republican says

(Newser) - Rep. Liz Cheney, who once led the House Republican Conference, has endorsed a congressional Democrat for the third time this year. Cheney announced her endorsement of Rep. Abigail Spanberger in a statement to the Washington Post in which she conceded that the two don't agree on every policy matter....

Jan. 6 Panel in Talks With Team Trump:Cheney

Discussions around testimony are happening, she says

(Newser) - Former President Trump's legal team is "in discussions" with the House select committee probing the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol, according to Liz Cheney. The congresswoman says the talks center around the former POTUS testifying under oath in the investigation, CNN and ABC News report....

Cheney Supports a Democrat for the First Time

Republican schedules campaign appearance with Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin

(Newser) - Republican Rep. Liz Cheney on Thursday endorsed and plans to campaign for Rep. Elissa Slotkin of Michigan, the first time that the critic of former President Donald Trump, who lost her GOP primary, has crossed party lines to formally support a Democrat. Cheney, of Wyoming, announced her support for the...

Trump's Appearance Will Be No Circus, Cheney Says

Republican says former president would answer questions behind closed doors

(Newser) - If former President Donald Trump complies with a House subpoena and shows up to answer questions, don't expect a sideshow, Rep. Liz Cheney said Sunday. He'll be questioned under oath behind closed doors, she said, in an appearance handled with "rigor and discipline and seriousness," CNN...

Liz Cheney: If GOP Picks Trump, I'll Leave Party

Republican says she'll campaign for some Democrats to defeat election deniers

(Newser) - She plans to campaign for some Democrats, but for now, Rep. Liz Cheney remains a Republican. That will change, CNN reports, if the party nominates former President Donald Trump to run for president in 2024. "I'm going to do everything I can to make sure he is not...

Liz Cheney Speaks On 2024 Buzz
Liz Cheney
Speaks on
2024 Buzz

Liz Cheney Speaks on 2024 Buzz

Wyoming Republican is 'thinking about' running for president following primary loss

(Newser) - In admitting defeat in her Wyoming primary on Tuesday night, Rep. Liz Cheney appeared to be setting her sights beyond. "The great and original champion of our party, Abraham Lincoln, was defeated in elections for the Senate and the House before he won the most important election of all,...

Tuesday's Primaries Cemented a New GOP
Tuesday's Primaries
Cemented a New GOP

Tuesday's Primaries Cemented a New GOP

Cheney vows to continue fighting 'against those who would destroy our republic'

(Newser) - Liz Cheney knew she was fighting a losing battle. Had she cozied up to Donald Trump, she might have easily won her Wyoming primary on Tuesday instead of losing handily (she had 29% support to Harriet Hageman's 66%, with 99% of expected votes counted, per the Washington Post )....

Liz Cheney Loses Her Primary
Liz Cheney
Loses Her

Liz Cheney Loses Her Primary

Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman wins

(Newser) - As expected , Liz Cheney lost her primary Tuesday in Wyoming. The congresswoman lost to Harriet Hageman, who was backed by former President Trump—who was, as NBC News puts it, seeking "revenge" on Cheney for voting to impeach him when he was president, as well as for sitting...

Primary Day: 3 Big Names on Ballot, Plus One That Isn't

Liz Cheney, Sarah Palin, and Lisa Murkowski fight to move on, all with fates tied to Donald Trump

(Newser) - Pretty much all the focus in Tuesday's primary schedule is on three high-profile names—Liz Cheney, Lisa Murkowski, and Sarah Palin—all of whom have a strong connection to former President Trump. Here's the latest on the contests out of Wyoming and Alaska:
  • Cheney: The sentiment about the

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