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Several Republicans and conservative pundits announced on Tuesday night that Rep. One — shared his thoughts on social media after losing her. Wyoming primaries.
Cheney, who currently serves as Vice Chair of the House Committee investigating her January 6th Capitol protests, said that in theWyoming primary, Trump Republican Harriet Hageman, a challenger in the primary sponsored by
A conservative congressman and defense hawk, she was soon verbally attacked by Trump and his allies, and last May, she was ousted as the third leader of the House Republicans. Exiled.
Shortly after it became clear that Cheney would lose — she had lost more than 30 percent when she delivered her concession speech — several pundits and Congressional Republicans took to Twitter. Celebrating the news and congratulating Hagemann.
Trump-supportive Hagemann ousts Cheney in Wyoming Republican primary
Trump-backed Harriet Hegeman will represent Wyoming's general congressional district on Tuesday. Defeated incumbent Rep. Liz Cheney in an election campaign. (Michael Smith, Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images)
"No one in Washington was as wrong and as damaging to foreign policy as Liz Cheney. There are very few,” Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. "Congratulations to @HagemanforWY on tonight's win. Looking forward to working with Freedom Champions as the next Wyoming Representative. Bye Liz."New York Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik, who was elected chairman of the House Republican Conference, celebrated the "great victory" in a statement shared on social media by the media.
"Congratulations to @HagemanforWY for the first major win to bring back the voice of the people of Wyoming," Stefanik wrote in a tweet. "I am proud to join President Trump and Leader Kevin McCarthy in supporting Harriet."
"A breathtakingly arrogant speech by loser Liz Cheney," said Claudia of the New York Republican Party. Tenney tweeted. “Organizing a show trial that goes against the safeguards guaranteed by the Bill of Rights is not like Lincoln. On the contrary, Cheney’s actions accurately reflect the authoritarianism our founders fought so valiantly for.”
"Goodbye girl," Rep. Lauren Boebert, Colorado, Colorado, yelled in a simple tweet, tagging Cheney.
"A clear message is being sent about what the Republican Party should be," Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene wrote in a tweet, delivered by Cheney in a concession speech on former President Abraham Lincoln. Alluded to a comment. "It's not like Abraham Lincoln's lying Liz Cheney." It seems," wrote former Democratic congressman Tulsi Gabbard. "This is good news for all Americans, regardless of political party." @Liz_Cheney No need to pretend, at least on the bright side, to be from Wyoming anymore."
"Trump has now beaten the Clintons, McCains, Bushes and the Cheney dynasty," Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk wrote on Twitter:
Trump stepped up her efforts to oust Cheney from Congress and endorsed Hedgeman, who ran in the Wyoming campaign last summer. . The former president and his allies successfully persuaded some, but not all, of the other anti-Cheney candidates to drop out of the primary and band together around Hagemann.
Former President he traveled to Wyoming in late May, to hold a large rally in support of Hagemann. Trump, the Republican Party's most popular and powerful politician, won nearly 70% of his vote in Wyoming in the 2020 presidential election.
Wyoming Republican congressional candidate Harriet Hedgeman Arriving and speaking with supporters at the primary night party in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Aug. 16, 2022. (Michael Smith/Getty Images)
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A native of Wyoming and the 2018 gubernatorial candidate, Hegeman is a former Cheney supporter and adviser who donated to past campaigns for three terms in Congress. did. She is also a conservative lawyer who has fought for water, land and property rights.
Of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump, four opposed seeking re-election in Congress. Four of his six running for re-election lost in the Republican primaries, and his other two advanced in his November.
Fox News' Paul Steinhauser contributed to this article.
Kyle Morris He is in charge of politics at Fox News. Twitter: @RealKyleMorris.