Former Vice President Dick Cheney looks on how is it daughter Representative Liz Cheney, Wyoming, takes the oath of office of office on house floor on Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney called former President Donald Trump a “coward” and prime threat to the United States in a new campaign ad for his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney, days before her Republican primary in Wyoming.
“In our country 246-year history has never been a man who poses a greater threat to our Republic than Donald Trump. elder Cheney said in straight to-camera shared ad online Thursday afternoon.
“He tried to steal last elections using lies and violence to save yourself in power after voters rejected him,” Cheney, 81, said. who served for eight years as vice president in administration of George W. Bush.
“He is a coward. real a man wouldn’t lie to his supporters,” Cheney said. He lost the election and lost big. I know it, he knows it, and deep down, I think most Republicans know It.”
60-second Video titled “He knows it” run through Wyoming and online Starting Friday Cheney campaign said. The announcement comes less than two weeks before the Republican primary in Wyoming, where the incumbent Cheney appears to be running. in trouble.
Cheney is Trump’s top Republican critic in Congress and leading member of a special committee of the House of Representatives investigating it over January 6, 2021 Capitol riot. For her refusal back down from her criticism of in former president, she was ostracized by her party and condemned by Trump’s loyal base of Republican voters.
Polls of Wyoming primary, August 16 show Cheney trails his top Republican opponent, backed by Trump Harriet Hageman, by a wide margin. Hageman supported Trump. false claims that his loss to President Joe Biden in the 2020 elections were “rigged” through widespread fraud.
And yet Cheney, unlike some other Republicans in the House of Representatives, who voted to impeach Trump for fomenting riots on January 6, saved up her vocal attacks on Trump over “Big lie”.
Her persistence may have hurt her credibility with some Republican voters, but it hasn’t hindered her fundraising efforts: she has far surpassed her. competitors reassuring key donors and supporters that she will continue to hold Trump accountable. Dick Cheney was involved in these talks as well, as previously reported by CNBC.
“Lynn and I are so proud of Liz for standing up for in truth, do what is right, keep your oath to the Constitution when there are so many in our party too scared to do it,” said Dick Cheney. in ad.
“Liz is fearless. She never backs down. down from fight. There is nothing more it matters what she ever does than lead make an effort sure Donald Trump never again next to the Oval Office. And she will succeed,” he said. in ad.
“I’m Dick Cheney. I proudly voted for my daughter. I hope you do too,” he said.