Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is planning to meet with a number of Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) primary opponents next week as he weighs who he will endorse in the race.
Trump and his allies have repeatedly taken aim at Cheney — one of his most vocal critics and one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump following the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6 — vowing to do everything in his power to oust the Wyoming Republican from her at-large seat.
“Paying close attention to the Wyoming House Primary against loser RINO Liz Cheney. Some highly respected pollsters tell me she’s toast in Wyoming after siding with Crazy Nancy Pelosi and supporting the Democrat Impeachment Hoax. And that’s just the beginning! This is a ‘hot’ race with some very interesting candidates running against her,” he said in a statement.
“Remember though, in the end we just want ONE CANDIDATE running against Cheney. I’ll be meeting with some of her opponents in Bedminster next week and will be making my decision on who to endorse in the next few months. JUST ONE CANDIDATE. Thank you!”
Those looking to unseat Cheney have voiced concerns that a crowded field could give her an advantage in the race.
Six Republicans have already declared their candidacy in the primary race, with her opponents repeatedly hitting her for breaking with Trump.
Cheney — the daughter of Vice President Dick Cheney — was ousted by the House GOP conference from her leadership post as conf… (Read more)