Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney refused to rule out a future run for President of the United States when asked by the New York Post.
“I’m not ruling anything in or out — ever is a long time,” she is quoted as saying.
Her coy remarks may not be referencing 2024 though, as she believes the GOP already has a number of solid contenders in the next presidential election cycle.
“I think we have a huge number of interesting candidates, but I think that we’re going to be in a good position to be able to take the White House,” Cheney said.
— New York Post (@nypost) April 26, 2021
Cheney Blasts Fellow Republicans Planning To Run For President
Cheney, the lead Republican of 10 in the House who joined Democrats in the impeachment of Donald Trump following the Capitol protests in January, continued her fixation on that singular event.
Cheney said any of her colleagues who participated in questioning certification of the electoral college results should not be eligible to run.
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“I do think that some of our candidates who led the charge, particularly the senators who led the unconstitutional charge, not to certify the election, you know, in my view that’s disqualifying,” she told the New York Post.
This is just Liz Cheney giving herself an “out” as her re-election primary approaches and she finally realizes she’s ☠️.
My guess is they’ve received new polling showing this exact point, hence the 2024 tease. https://t.co/fpK3emo3P6
— Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) April 26, 2021
Senators Ted Cruz (TX) and Josh Hawley (MO) both took part in objecting to the certification of the 2020 election results for President, something Liz Cheney and the media have claimed led to an “insurrection.”
I can only assume this means that Lincoln Project Liz is planning a primary challenge to Joe Biden for the Dem nomination because God knows she’d be lucky to break 5% running in the 2024 Republican primary. https://t.co/mxD8mbkur2
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) April 26, 2021
Keeping Focus On The Capitol Riot
Just weeks ago, Cheney again attacked former President Donald Trump, whom she voted to impeach because he allegedly incited the Capitol protests in January.
“I think that it was the gravest violation of an oath of office by any president in American history,” the establishment Republican declared in an interview with Fox News’ Neil Cavuto.
“For us as a party, we have to be the party of hope and aspirations, and we cannot embrace insurrection and can’t minimize what happened January 6.”
Question: If Donald Trump were the 2024 nominee, would you support him?
Liz Cheney: I would not pic.twitter.com/lmroWeIPiv
— Acyn (@Acyn) April 14, 2021
The Wyoming Republican has said she would not support Donald Trump if he were to run in 2024.
Meanwhile, in an interview with Fox News personality Sean Hannity, the former President insisted he is “very seriously” considering a run for the White House in 2024.
Trump on 2024 run:
“I am looking at it very seriously— beyond seriously.” pic.twitter.com/0qlUanXD04
— Benny (@bennyjohnson) April 20, 2021
Liz Cheney running for president will be difficult, but she has enough trouble on the horizon in her next primary.
Cheney is already facing a primary challenge and has faced multiple calls to resign following her vote to impeach Trump.
The former President’s son, Donald Trump Jr., joked that Cheney’s presidential aspirations must involve “a primary challenge to Joe Biden for the Dem nomination because God knows she’d be lucky to break 5% running in the 2024 Republican primary.”
Former Clinton campaign adviser and political pundit Dick Morris predicted Cheney will lose her re-election campaign in 2022 due to her decision to impeach Trump.
“She has a snowball’s chance in hell of getting reelected,” he told Newsmax.
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