Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) vowed to campaign for Democrats in the midterms and will even leave the GOP if former President Trump wins the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.
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She told the Texas Tribune Festival over the weekend “I’m going to make sure Donald Trump, and I’m going to do everything I can to make sure he is not the nominee. And if he is the nominee, I won’t be a Republican.”
When asked if she would campaign for Democrats, Cheney said, “Yes.”
.@RepLizCheney on the 2024 presidential election: “I’m going to make sure Donald Trump, I’m going to do everything I can to make sure he is not the nominee. And if he is the nominee, I won’t be a Republican.” https://t.co/LStbZSQYas pic.twitter.com/zuZVjTwQjM— The Hill (@thehill) September 25, 2022
This statement by Cheney comes just weeks after she lost her bid for re-election, and was censured by the Wyoming GOP and the RNC, for her participation in the House Democrats’ Jan. 6 committee.
Cheney continued telling the crowd that she would campaign against the Arizona Republican Gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, because of her concerns about election integrity.
“I’m going to do everything I can do to make sure Kari Lake is not elected,” Cheney stated.
.@Liz_Cheney: “I’m going to do everything I can to make sure Kari Lake is not elected.”— Texas Tribune (@TexasTribune) September 25, 2022
Does that include campaigning for Democrats?
“Yes.” #TribFest22 pic.twitter.com/nWkdWVcWC6
Rep. Thomas Massie tweeted, “In 2020, when Liz Cheney was the GOP House conference chair, she backed my primary opponent. I won that race 81% to 19%.”