MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace Says Liz Cheney Knows Saving GOP Means ‘Destroying’ Trumpism, ‘Burning It To The Ground’

On Friday, MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace said that ‘Never Trump’ Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney, the vice-chair of the House select committee investigating the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol, thinks that preserving her version of the Republican Party means destroying “Trumpism.”

Wallace, a former top staffer for George W. Bush during the selling of the Iraq War, made her comments on her show “Deadline.” 

RELATED: Biden’s COVID Measures Tank With Voters As Senate Joins Courts In Rejecting Vaccine Mandates

Wallace On Cheney: ‘When she identifies an enemy, nothing gets between her and the enemy… She identified Trumpism as the enemy’

Speaking of the Democrat-run Jan. 6 committee, Wallace heaped praise on her former colleague.

“Liz Cheney is  — and this is my experience of her, having been worked in the Bush administration with her — she is like a seek-and-destroy missile,” Wallace said.

“When she identifies an enemy, nothing gets between her and the enemy,” Wallace continued. “She identified Trumpism as the enemy. And Donald Trump as the match and the insurrection as his doing.”

Wallace went on, “I think she is actually the only one thinking about her political future. She is a conservative, and there is no way back to conservatism —You can not — I  mean, what Rob Portman and Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy are doing is just trying to scooch around Trumpism.”

Wallace didn’t give any examples.

But she did, then, go on to describe “Trumpism,” which she described as holding on to conspiracy theories.

RELATED: GOP Sees Double-Digit Lead In Midterms Poll For First Time In History, Dem Pollster Warns Of ‘Unmitigated Disaster’

Cheney Dead Set On Destroying ‘Trumpism’

“It is billions of people who believe that Joe Biden is an illegitimate president and that vaccines have like tracers, and there are Jewish lasers in stuff. I mean, it’s bat bleep crazy,” Wallace said.

Again, it can’t be ignored that Wallace helped sell the disastrous Iraq War as a top Bush staffer.

Wallace added, “So what Liz Cheney understands is if conservatism is going to have a pulse, it doesn’t mean wiggling around the little bump in the road that is Trumpism. It means destroying it, burning it to the ground. That is the only way. You can’t go around it. You have to go through it.

“And to go through it, you have to lance the boil and purge all that rot,” Wallace contended. “That is what Liz Cheney understands.”


Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #15 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”



John Hanson

is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics.

Recent Posts

MSNBC Guests Want GOP Labeled ‘Domestic Terror Party,’ Jail Time For Having The Wrong Opinions

We all know that Democrats and the left love to operate on the premise of…

11 hours ago

Future’s So Bright: Tucker Carlson Dominates Young Viewer Demographic Ratings, Despite Best Efforts by Democrats to Stop Him

Fox News host Tucker Carlson continues to dominate in the ratings, but perhaps surprisingly, the…

13 hours ago

Republican Voters Deliver Mixed Bag On Trump-Endorsed Candidates

Pennsylvania's closely-watched Senate race is proving to be a nail biter right up to the…

13 hours ago

Teleworking Democrat Members of Congress Cost Taxpayers $70 Million Since Start of Pandemic

By Adam Andrzejewski for RealClearPolicy While President Joe Biden urged "Americans to get back to…

15 hours ago

Victory: Biden Reportedly Putting New Ministry Of Truth On Hold After Backlash

By Dr. Derek Ellerman It is exceedingly rare in modern times (the short-lived Trump era…

16 hours ago

It’s Conservative David vs. The Woke Corporate Green Giant

By Ben Weingarten for RealClearInvestigations Eight years ago, a holder of a modest amount of…

16 hours ago