Liz Cheney Raises $1.7 Million in Third Quarter of 2021

Consultant Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) got here simply shy of breaking her personal $1.9 million fundraising document, elevating $1.7 million within the third quarter of 2021 as she fends off a problem from Harriet Hageman, an lawyer who’s working with the endorsement of former President Donald Trump. She’s raised over $5 million in complete this yr so far.

“Rep. Cheney continues to obtain historic ranges of assist as a result of she is upholding her oath to the Structure, delivering for the folks she represents in Wyoming, and providing a critical path ahead for the Republican Social gathering,” Amy Edmonds, a senior adviser for Cheney’s marketing campaign, mentioned in a press release.

“She is humbled that so many are standing together with her on this struggle and she’s going to by no means waver in her dedication to Wyoming or her willpower to do what’s proper for our nation,”  she added.

Cheney angered her personal get together and was ousted from her management place within the Home after she pushed again in opposition to Trump’s falsehoods concerning the 2020 basic election. Trump had issued a press release, greater than three months after President Joe Biden took workplace, calling Biden’s victory “the large lie.” 

Cheney responded shortly afterward with a press release of her personal affirming that the 2020 basic election “was not stolen.”

“Anybody who claims it was is spreading THE BIG LIE, turning their again on the rule of legislation, 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 riot in opposition to Congress.

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