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LIVE UPDATE: Rep. Liz Cheney Loses Wyoming GOP Primary, Says 'The Real Work Begins Now'

 

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CBS News Project Harriet Hegeman Wins Republicans win Wyoming's general House primary. 

 

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CBS News Project Principal Liz Cheney, one of the former President Donald Trump's most fierce critics in Wyoming's Republican primary, He lost to Trump endorser Harriet Hedgeman. 

In a concession speech Tuesday night, Cheney believed he could have won the primary, but that would have required "following President Trump's lies about the 2020 election." It was a road I couldn't take," he said. And it doesn't take. 

"There is no seat or office in this country more important than the principles we have all sworn to uphold. I was very aware of the consequences," Cheney said. She, before adding that she admitted to calling Hagemann. 

"Now the real work begins," she said Cheney.

"We must be very clear about the threats we face and what it takes to defeat them.6 JanuarySince then, I will do whatever it takes to make sure Donald Trump never comes near the Oval Office again," she said. 53} Election 2022

Rep. Liz Cheney, Wyoming Republican, speaking at primary day rally in Jackson, Wyo, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. Cheney said: Lost in the primary to challenger Harriet Hageman. Jae C. Hong/AP

She told CBS News' Robert Costa on Tuesday that  this primary will be held before the polls close. "It's certainly a battle that will continue." 

Cheney added that he has no regrets about the campaign he's undertaking. I am very proud of all the work I have done and truly understand and recognize that nothing is more important than upholding our Constitution. 

Beyond the congressional campaign, she looked to the battle she has waged to hold Trump accountable for his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. 

Cheney adds that he has no regrets about the campaign he is undertaking. “I am extremely proud of all the work I have done with the people of Wyoming over the past six years and truly understand that nothing is more important than upholding our Constitution. 

After Hageman was predicted to be the winner, Trump called her victory "very conclusive" and congratulated her on Truth Social.

Cheney is one of the last of ten Republicans to vote to impeach Trump to face her main challenge. Only 2 of her 10 will win and advance to the general election in November. Four retired or decided not to run for re-election, and three others lost or conceded to their main challengers. 76} Third-ranked Republican Cheney, the son of former Vice President Dick Cheney, was Trump's most outspoken man in the House of Representatives. was one of his enemies. She is the deputy chairman of the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol, and is one of only two Republicans on the committee. 

Wyoming Republicans saydenounced her anddisavowed her Did. This is mostly a symbolic move. Nationwide, Republican House leaders typically endorse the incumbent, but House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy followed Trump in favor of Hageman.

Hageman is a former Trump critic who endorsed Senator Ted Cruz in the 2016 election. But now she has accepted his support and his baseless allegations that the 2020 election was stolen. Despite his rising profile, he hasnot closed the door to the 2024 presidentialelection. Some anti-Trump Republican supporters acknowledge that Republicans like Cheney have a free road in 2024, but the recentMorning Her Consults public opinion on the 2024 primary In the survey, she was just 2% of her.

Already one of Trump's opponents, Lisa of Alaska, her Senator Markowski, is one of her seven Republican senators who voted for Trump's impeachment. One of hers, taking part in Tuesday's poll. But Markowski has at least two factors in her: Alaska has an open primary system, with the top four vote-getters advancing to her November general election, and the state's decision to vote for her. Introducing Ranked Choice Voting for the 2020 General Election.

Murkowski, also from a powerful political dynasty, has previously returned from her political graveyard. He was first nominated to the seat in 2002 and elected in 2004. After losing the primary in 2010, Markowski became the first U.S. Senator to win as a write-in candidate in over 50 years. rice field. She won her reelection easily in 2016, but in 2018 she found herself in opposition to Trump, including Supreme Court Justice Brett who voted against Kavanaugh. . Sarah Palin on a ballot. Palin had the most votes in her June primary, which saw 48 people enter. This seat had been open since many years of parliament. Don Young died in March

but in a July Alaska Survey Research poll ranked Simulated rounds of choice voting estimated Palin would be eliminated in first round of general election reassignment

Tuesday's poll ends in Jan. He will serve the remainder of Young's term. All three of her candidates to be voted on Tuesday will be on the ballot in November's general election.