Consultant Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) appeared on “The Axe Recordsdata with David Axelrod” and denounced former President Donald Trump for committing what she mentioned is the worst violation of the oath of workplace when he incited an rebel in opposition to Congress on January 6.
As I mentioned, I believe what Donald Trump did is essentially the most harmful factor, essentially the most egregious violation of an oath of workplace of any president in our historical past,” Cheney mentioned on the episode, which was taped Saturday. “And so the concept a couple of weeks after he did that, the chief of the Republicans within the Home could be at Mar-a-Lago, primarily, you recognize, pleading with him to to one way or the other come again into the fold, or no matter it was he was doing, to me was was inexcusable.”
Cheney additional in contrast Trump’s rhetoric to that of the Chinese language Communist Occasion.
“While you take heed to Donald Trump speak now, while you hear the language he’s utilizing now, it’s primarily the identical issues that the Chinese language Communist Occasion, for instance, says about the USA and our democracy,” she mentioned.
“When he says that our system doesn’t work … when he means that it’s, you recognize, incapable of conveying the desire of the folks, you recognize, that one way or the other it’s failed — these are the identical issues that the Chinese language authorities says about us,” Cheney continued. “And and it’s very harmful and damaging … and it’s not true.”
Cheney was ousted from her management place within the Home after she pushed again in opposition to Trump’s falsehoods in regards to the 2020 common election when Trump issued a press release, greater than three months after President Joe Biden took workplace, calling Biden’s victory “the massive lie.”
Cheney responded shortly afterward with a press release of her personal affirming that the 2020 common election “was not stolen.”
“Anybody who claims it was is spreading THE BIG LIE, turning their again on the rule of regulation, and poisoning our democratic system,” she wrote.
Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has denied that efforts to take away Cheney from her place because the Home’s third-ranking Republican are in any approach associated to her vote to question Trump for inciting an rebel in opposition to Congress.