Liz Cheney Not Sure if She Prefers Democrat Majority in House of Representatives

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Rep. Liz Cheney, a Republican from Wyoming, said she was undecided about whether she would prefer Democrats to maintain their majority in the House of Representatives during the upcoming midterm elections, contending that the threat posed by some Republicans who are challenging the 2020 presidential election may outweigh her policy differences with the left, Fox News informed.

It’s a difficult topic, according to Cheney, who on Saturday spoke at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin. She cited the US’s current inflation and government spending as two examples of harmful policies originating from the Biden administration.

Cheney stated that she believes it is crucial for voters to recognize and comprehend the makeup of the current Republican Conference in the House of Representatives as well as the influence that election skeptics such as Marjorie Taylor Greene, Lauren Boebert, and Jim Jordan will hold in a Republican majority.

Cheney, one of the 10 House Republicans who voted in favor of impeaching Trump, lost to Harriet Hageman in the Republican primary last month. Cheney is now the vice chair of the Jan. 6 committee.

Hageman, a well-known figure in Wyoming politics, had received support from Trump and other senior GOP officials.

In the next midterm elections, Republicans are predicted to gain a 13-seat advantage, per the most recent Fox News Power Rankings.

Last month, Kevin McCarthy, the leader of the House Republicans, confidently declared that the GOP would win the majority and that he would become the next Speaker of the House.

In addition, Cheney attacked several Republican candidates for statewide office who have cast doubt on the outcome of the 2020 election, including Doug Mastriano for governor of Pennsylvania and Kari Lake for governor of Arizona.

Days before to her remarks, the House passed Cheney’s Presidential Election Reform Act, which would have clarified that the vice president merely serves as an advisor in certifying electoral college votes.

In reaction to Trump’s unsuccessful attempt to persuade then-Vice President Mike Pence to contest the electoral vote count on January 6, 2021, the measure was created.

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