Former Rep. Liz Cheney: Trump’s Claims of Biden Threatening Democracy are “Disinformation”
Cheney Responds to Trump’s Accusations
Former Republican Representative Liz Cheney has dismissed former President Trump’s claims that President Biden is a threat to democracy as “disinformation.” In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Cheney stated that the majority of Republicans understand that Trump’s claims are baseless.
Trump Accuses Biden of Destorying American Democracy
During a recent campaign event in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Trump accused Biden of being the “destroyer of American democracy” and a threat to the American dream. Trump’s criticism echoes the criticism often directed at him during his presidency.
Media Outlets Warn of Potential Dictatorship under Trump
Several media outlets published articles suggesting that a second term for Trump could lead to a slide towards dictatorship and the demise of democracy. Trump’s allies dismissed these claims, viewing them as yet another attempt by the media to target the former president.
Cheney Highlights Dangers of Trump’s Potential Return to the White House
Cheney has been in the spotlight due to her media tour promoting her new book, “Oath and Honor: A Memoir and a Warning.” The book primarily focuses on the current state of the Republican Party and the potential dangers Trump poses if he were to be elected to the White House again.
Cheney’s Increasing Criticism of Trump
Following the January 6, 2021 attacks on the Capitol, Cheney intensified her criticism of Trump. She was one of the ten House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump after the riot and served as the vice chair of the House select committee that investigated the attacks.
Cheney’s Primary Loss
Cheney’s opposition to the GOP and Trump ultimately led to her loss in the August 2022 primary to Representative Harriet Hageman. Cheney’s vocal criticism of her party and the former president played a significant role in her defeat.
Read More of this Story at thehill.com – 2023-12-06 03:10:00
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