After historic defeat in Wyoming primary; Rep. Liz Cheney hints at possible presidential run

2 months ago

Wyoming news, US news.

After her defeat in the Wyoming Republican primary to Trump-endorsed Harriet Hageman, Representative Liz Cheney said in her concession speech late Tuesday that she was not done with politics.

The vice chair of the House select committee probing the Jan. 6 Capitol breach lost the race with only 28.9 percent of voters choosing her against Hageman who gathered 113,025 votes, or 66.3 percent, as of 10:15 p.m. local time with 99 percent of votes counted.

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  • “What I am going to do is spend the next several months completing my work in Congress, complete my work representing the people of Wyoming,” Cheney said in a Wednesday interview.

    “We have a tremendous amount of work to do on the January 6 committee and I’m going to be making sure that people across this country understand the stakes of what we’re facing.”

    About running for president, Cheney said that this “is a decision I am going to make in the coming months. I am not going to make any announcements here this morning. But it is something I am thinking about and I will make a decision in the coming months.”