Cheney Gloats: ‘Clear Victory For Team Normal’

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 19: U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), vice chairwoman of the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol, speaks during a Constitution Day lecture at American Enterprise Institute on September 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. Cheney spoke on a variety of topics, including the threat former President Donald Trump poses to the Republican Party and American democracy. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Outgoing U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney broke with her party over the Jan. 6 riot and her criticism of former President Donald Trump.
  • After Republicans underperformed in the midterms, Cheney got her chance to gloat.
  • “I think that you saw in really important races around the country people coming together to say, ‘We believe in democracy. We believe in standing up for the Constitution and for the republic,’ and a real rejection of the toxicity and the hate and the vitriol and of Donald Trump,” Cheney said.

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