Instead of stopping the attack while it was underway, he [Trump] was busy calling up senators trying to get them to delay the count. — Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.)
Instead of stopping the attack while it was underway, he [Trump] was busy calling up senators trying to get them to delay the count. — Representative Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.)
Liz Cheney rebukes Republican critics: Trump 'doesn't believe in the rule of law'
"Those who think that by ignoring Trump, he will go away, have been proven wrong," Cheney told CBS News' "60 Minutes" in an interview that aired Sunday.

... She also took a swipe at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, calling his actions after January 6 "unforgivable."

"What he's done is embrace Donald Trump. And if I were doing what he's doing, I would be deeply ashamed of myself," Cheney said.

She continued: "There are people who supported Donald Trump because of his policies. But there's a difference between somebody who voted for Donald Trump and being the Republican leader after an insurrection, and setting all of that aside and going to Mar-a-Lago, and rehabilitating him, bringing him back in. That to me is unforgivable."

Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, has defied her party by joining the panel controlled by Democrats and even sacrificed her own position in leadership in order to remain vocal and outspoken about the need to investigate the January 6 insurrection.

The select committee issued its first round of subpoenas last week, targeting close aides and allies of Trump.

"I watched while the attack was underway -- understood very clearly what he did on January 6, what he failed to do on January 6," Cheney said of Trump in the interview. "Instead of stopping the attack while it was underway, he was busy calling up senators trying to get them to delay the count."
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