Former Clinton campaign adviser Dick Morris predicted that Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is going to lose in the 2022 Republican primary because of her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, and that GOP leadership in the House is out of touch with their base for allowing her to remain in a position of leadership.
“She has snowball’s chance in hell of getting reelected,” Morris told Newsmax TV last week. “Her favorability is down to 13% and she loses the projected primary by 3-1 or 4-1. Wyoming went 70% for Trump. And Liz Cheney is a gone goose.”
“And it’s ridiculous, and shows how out of touch Kevin McCarthy and the Republican leadership is with the voters of the Republican Party, that he and Scalise worked overtime to round up votes for this…traitor, who voted to impeach Donald Trump,” Morris continued. “The voters of her state, Wyoming, her state, will not be so forgiving.”
“While she did win the vote in the House because it was basically set up by the leadership and she’s kind of inherited royalty among Republicans,” Morris said. “But, in fact, there’s some polling in Wyoming [that suggests that] she has a 13% job approval among Republicans.”
Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, was elected to represent Wyoming’s at-large district in 2016 and quickly ascended the ranks to become the House Republican Conference chair, which is the third highest-ranking position in the House GOP.
“She shouldn’t be [Wyoming’s] congressman in any case,” Morris said. “But she’s part of Republican royalty because of her father and they don’t want to move against her. But the voters have their own minds.”
“The word ‘base’ is something the Left likes to use to describe Trump supporters,” Morris further argued. “It’s not his base, it’s 80… (Read more)