The conservative edition of the Wall Street Journal entered the debate for Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney Cheney says in Trump’s retreat that Trump’s actions are a “line that cannot be crossed”: report The Memo: Critics of Trump face anger based on GOP promise to take down Liz Cheney MORE (R-Wyo.), Warning Republicans in the House of Parliament that internal hostility over its criticism of former President Trump could jeopardize potential gains in the interim 2022.
“This should be a hopeful moment for Republicans in Parliament. As long as they play defense in the minority for now, their prospects of winning the five net seats they need to regain the majority in 2022 are excellent. That is, unless they turn into internal scandals during the 2020 elections, “the magazine̵
“And yet this is exactly what they are doing as some members try to remove Wyoming representative Liz Cheney from the management of GOP House,” the editorial board said.
Cheney, chairman of the House Republican Conference, found himself in the middle of a CSO storm of fire over Trump’s repeated reprimands, especially for allegations that the November presidential election was rigged against him, although numerous court rulings challenged the results. While some centrist Republicans backed her, Republicans loyal to Trump have resumed debate over whether to remove her from the House leadership.
“Purifying Liz Cheney for honesty would reduce the party,” the paper said.
The editorial board’s comments come as Cheney struggles with growing calls for her to be fired by her as Republican No. 3 in parliament for her criticism of Trump.
Most recently, Cheney called on Trump to spread the “big lie” that the election was fraudulent, fueling further criticism that her feud with Trump underscored the party’s division.
The criticism ended with a hot comment on the microphone from the Domestic Minority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin McCarthy Tucker Carlson is targeting McCarthy because of his relationship with GOP interviewer Frank Lunz The Morning Report on The Hill – Presented by Emergent BioSolutions – Can Cheney resist the odds and survive again? Trump confuses Republican communications about Afghanistan MORE (R-California.), Who was heard saying, “I had her with her. You know, I lost confidence before he noted that someone at his conference would introduce an internal resolution to remove it from the leadership.
Cheney’s allies suggest that someone who wants to oppose Trump, including by dismissing his election allegations, is needed to present a diverse set of views in the party and appeal to suburban voters.
The newspaper’s editorial board called on McCarthy, Cheney and other Republicans to focus away from fighting Trump and President BidenJoe Biden Garland to Focus on National Security and Civil Rights in First Appearance in Congress as Afghan Attorney General: “Critical for US and NATO to Fulfill Security Funding Commitments”the agenda, which garnered almost unanimous opposition as the GOP opposed infrastructure prices and other plans.
“Republicans need to find a way to tell this truth to voters in 2022 – and quickly turn to inclusion on an agenda that will check Mr. Biden and his condition from cradle to grave,” the editorial said.