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Liz Cheney challenges GOP to choose Constitution over Trump

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Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is calling on Republicans to make a decisive choice about the party’s future. In an interview with ABC News, Cheney, a member of the House Select Committee, talked about the House Select Committee investigation on the January 6 Attack, former President Donald Trump, and the future of the Republican party. 

“The Republican Party has to make a choice: we can either be loyal to our Constitution or loyal to Donald Trump but we cannot be both,” Rep. Cheney said.

In that same interview, Cheney, Trump’s loudest GOP critic, said he is “clearly unfit for future office.”

In 2021, Cheney and nine Republicans voted to impeach the former president, and she has been vocal about his hold on the party. But others in the GOP say the only way forward is with the former president.

“There’s no other option right now in the Republican party,” Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) said.

REP. LIZ CHENEY: “The Republican Party has to make a choice we can either be loyal to our constitution or loyal to Donald Trump but we cannot be both.”

JIMMIE JOHNSON: IT’S A NEW YEAR, BUT ITS POLITICS AS USUAL ON CAPITOL HILL. 

REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE LIZ CHENEY WEIGHED ON JANUARY SIXTH, FORMER PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP, AND THE FUTURE OF HER PARTY.

CHENEY, SPOKE WITH A-B-C’S GEORGE STEPHANOPOLOUS AHEAD OF THE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE ATTACK ON THE CAPITOL. 

SINCE THE 2020 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, I’VE FILED SEVERAL REPORTS ON THE REPUBLICAN RIFT. FROM CHENEY BEING BOOTED AS REPUBLICAN CONFERENCE CHAIR TO HER WAR OF WORDS WITH LEADERS IN THE PARTY AND TEAMING UP WITH DEMOCRATS TO INVESTIGATE THE RIOTS ON JANUARY SIXTH.  

IN HER LATEST REMARKS, CHENEY, WHO IS UP FOR RE-ELECTION THIS FALL, SAID TRUMP IS ‘clearly unfit for future office’

HER WORDS ARE A STARK DIFFERENCE TO MANY IN THE GOP, WHO SAY THE ONLY WAY FORWARD IS WITH THE FORMER PRESIDENT. 

REP. PETER MEIJER: There’s no other option right now in the Republican party.”

JIMMIE: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ONGOING FEUD IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY, CLICK OUR JUST ONE NAME SECTION OR SEARCH LIZ CHENEY ON OUR HOME PAGE.

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Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is calling on Republicans to make a decisive choice about the party’s future. In an interview with ABC News, Cheney, a member of the House Select Committee, talked about the House Select Committee investigation on the January 6 Attack, former President Donald Trump, and the future of the Republican party. 

“The Republican Party has to make a choice: we can either be loyal to our Constitution or loyal to Donald Trump but we cannot be both,” Rep. Cheney said.

In that same interview, Cheney, Trump’s loudest GOP critic, said he is “clearly unfit for future office.”

In 2021, Cheney and nine Republicans voted to impeach the former president, and she has been vocal about his hold on the party. But others in the GOP say the only way forward is with the former president.

“There’s no other option right now in the Republican party,” Rep. Peter Meijer (R-MI) said.

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