Liz Cheney slams Republican colleagues for backing Trump

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US representative Liz Cheney, speaking in the House a day before her expected ouster from a Republican leadership post, chastised her party colleagues for not standing up to former president Donald Trump and his false claim that the November election was stolen. ’Remaining silent and ignoring the lie emboldens the liar. I will not participate in that,’ she said.  Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Cheney, the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, was one of 10 Republicans in the House who voted to impeach Trump in January after he delivered a fiery 6 January speech to supporters, many of whom then stormed the US Capitol in a bid to block certification of his election loss to Democrat Joe Biden Republicans gear up to oust Liz Cheney as punishment for criticizing Trump ► https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/may/09/liz-cheney-trump-republicans Ex-Pentagon chief will defend military’s Capitol riots response to Congress ► https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/may/11/christopher-miller-capitol-attack-congress-testimony The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram/guardian
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