Former Rep. Liz Cheney says she’s not ruling out a presidential bid

News & Politics

Former U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wy.) told CNN’s Jake Tapper that she is not ruling out the possibility of a White House bid.

When Tapper asked Cheney if she would vote for President Joe Biden over former President Donald Trump, Cheney said that she views Trump as the “most dangerous threat we face,” but she also noted that she expects there to be other candidates in the contest.

Cheney said that she will work to get “serious” and “sane” people elected to Congress.

“But you’re not ruling out a presidential run?” Tapper asked.

You Might Like

“No, I’m not,” Cheney responded.

Cheney was among the 10 House Republicans who voted in favor of impeaching then-President Donald Trump in the wake of the January 6, 2021, Capitol riot. She was later ousted from her post as House Republican Conference chair.

Cheney sought re-election to Congress in 2022, but lost the GOP primary to Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman.

Cheney, who was one of the two GOP lawmakers to sit on the Jan. 6-related House Select Committee, told Tapper that as president, Trump would “unravel the institutions of our democracy.”

A description of Cheney’s upcoming book, “Oath and Honor,” describes the work as “a gripping first-hand account from inside the halls of Congress as Donald Trump and his enablers betrayed the American people and the Constitution–leading to the violent attack on our Capitol on January 6th, 2021—by the House Republican leader who dared to stand up to it.”

Like Blaze News? Bypass the censors, sign up for our newsletters, and get stories like this direct to your inbox. Sign up here!

Articles You May Like

Government data shows young people now dying of cancer at “explosive” rates following COVID vaccine push
Video shows violent armed robbery at Florida nail salon, police say suspect’s 55-year-old mother was the getaway driver
U.K. government data reveals young people are DYING of cancer at “explosive” rates, following COVID years and vaccine push
The Media And 2024: Will They Do Their Job?
Santos Snipes as Candidates Scramble To Fill His Seat. Dems Have Edge.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *