Liz Cheney says Trump’s ‘big lie’ poisons democracy as split with Republicans grows

Liz Cheney says Trump’s ‘big lie’ poisons democracy as split with Republicans grows

The Guardian

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Republican who voted to impeach Trump under increasing fire from members of her own party who are loyal to former president

Liz Cheney, the Wyoming Republican who voted to impeach Donald Trump, is coming under fire from members of her own party after her tweet that the former president did not lose the election unfairly. The spat illustrates the split between Republicans loyal to Trump and those willing to criticize the former president.

“The 2020 presidential election was not stolen,” Cheney tweeted. “Anyone who claims it was is spreading THE BIG LIE, turning their back on the rule of law, and poisoning our democratic system.”

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