Pelosi Adds RINO Liz Cheney to Jan. 6 Committee
Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney was chosen on Thursday to serve on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, making her the only Republican among the eight members.
Cheney released a statement following the announcement that said, “I’m honored to have been named to serve on the January 6th select committee. Congress is obligated to conduct a full investigation of the most serious attack on our Capitol since 1814.”
She added, “That day saw the most sacred space in our Republic overrun by an angry and violent mob attempting to stop the counting of electoral votes and threatening the peaceful transfer of power.”
Cheney also noted her concern about holding people accountable for the events of Jan. 6.
“What happened on January 6th can never happen again,” Cheney said. “Those who are responsible for the attack need to be held accountable and this select committee will fulfill that responsibility in a professional, expeditious, and non-partisan manner.
Keep in mind, this is the same House member who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump even when he was already leaving office.
Cheney has been censured by her own Wyoming Republican Party for that vote. Even House Republicans removed her from her position as the third most powerful Republican and stripped her of her committee assignments, agreeing her values did not match the values of conservative Republicans.
Trump endorsed New York Republican Elise Stefanik to replace Cheney as chair of the House Republican Conference. In a statement, he said, “Liz Cheney is a warmongering fool who has no business in Republican Party Leadership.”
He added, “We want leaders who believe in the Make America Great Again movement, and prioritize the values of America First. Elise Stefanik is a far superior choice, and she has my COMPLETE and TOTAL Endorsement for GOP Conference Chair. Elise is a tough and smart communicator!”
The congresswoman now faces six percent reelection numbers in her home district. How could she make herself relevant again? Maybe even get a bit of revenge against Trump on the way out the door?
Join with Democrats to blame Trump for everything that happened at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6!
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he was shocked Cheney would join Pelosi in anything, but nothing seems ordinary in the turbulent times of 2021.
Instead of supporting conservative freedoms, Cheney wants to punish Trump and his supporters. Since she’s unlikely to be reelected, she is more likely setting herself up for future plans outside of office.
Sadly, she’s doing so with American tax dollars and to the harm of the nation. It’s one thing to say you didn’t like what you saw on Jan. 6. Many conservatives would agree. But seeking to punish Trump and other Republicans for it months later, knowing you won’t be reelected, is a sad situation.
If only Republicans could impeach Cheney! The voters of Wyoming will have their chance in the next election, but much damage could take place between now and then.