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Furious Wyoming Republicans rip Rep. Liz Cheney over impeachment stance: ‘A true travesty’

‘We are receiving the message loud and clear that what happened yesterday is a true travesty for Wyoming and the country’

The Wyoming Republican Party on Wednesday made a public declaration acknowledging widespread opposition among the state’s GOP voters to the decision by U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) to vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the U.S. House, infuriated many Wyoming Republicans with her support for impeachment, and the state party reported that “our telephone has not stopped ringing, our email is filling up, and our website has seen more traffic than at any previous time” in response to her vote.

Feeling obligated to share publicly what voters are telling them, Wyoming GOP leaders published a “message” to Cheney sharing some of the comments they’ve received.

“The wind in Wyoming has been horrendous today — with gusts up to 65 miles per hour. That is nothing compared to the whirlwind created by Representative Cheney’s announcement that she would be voting to impeach President Trump, and her subsequent follow-through of doing just that,” the party said.

“There has not been a time during our tenure when we have seen this type of an outcry from our fellow Republicans, with the anger and frustration being palpable in the comments we have received,” the message stated. “The consensus is clear that those who are reaching out to the Party vehemently disagree with Representative Cheney’s decision and actions.”

The party leaders then shared some of the comments they’ve received:

  • “By announcing her decision to vote for impeachment Representative Cheney denied President Trump due process; she judged the ‘evidence’ before it was presented and refused to listen to the arguments made,” one commenter said.
  • “Wyoming voted for the reelection of President Trump by a margin of 70% to 30%. 195,000 Wyomingites voted for President Trump. Representative Cheney is in Washington, DC to represent Wyoming’s interest, not the interest of the beltway elites,” another declared.
  • “We have watched the leftists and progressives in this country riot, burn, kill, maim, loot and destroy cities and communities for 7 months, often with Democrat leaders egging them on, bailing them out and refusing to condemn their actions,” another voter said.
  • “Representative Cheney has aligned herself with leftists who are screaming that what happened last Wednesday is the ‘worst thing ever in our history’ (or similar such claims). That is absurd and shows their lack of knowledge of history as well as their willingness to skew the facts to further their corrupt agenda,” yet another stated.
  • “Wyoming’s way of life and our entire economic future is under attack. We count on our elected officials to protect us. This move to impeach President Trump shows that we have a real reason to fear what is going to happen under the Biden administration,” another voter wrote.

And there’s more where that came from.

“These are only some of the themes of the comments we have received. We as a Party respect our elected officials and assume that they will respect and represent their constituents,” the Wyoming GOP said. “We are receiving the message loud and clear that what happened yesterday is a true travesty for Wyoming and the country.”

In the U.S. House of Representatives, some conservative lawmakers who vehemently disagreed with Cheney’s impeachment vote circulated a petition to oust her from GOP leadership Wednesday. So far, Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is standing by Cheney, with one of his spokesman telling the Washington Examiner that the minority leader does not support any effort to remove her from leadership.

Cheney is not apologizing for voting to impeach the president and has said she will not step down.

“I’m laying out a positive agenda for the future, and it’ll be one that will allow us to get the majority back in two years. That’s what I’m focused on, and that’s what I look forward to our conference being able to accomplish,” Cheney said.

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Trump to claim he is ‘presumptive 2024 nominee,’ leader of GOP in CPAC speech: report

Former president Donald Trump will claim he is the leader of the Republican party and its “presumptive 2024 nominee” when he makes his first public appearance since leaving office during the Conservative Political Action Conference next weekend in Orlando, according to a report.

A longtime Trump adviser told Axios his CPAC speech will be a “show of force,” and said the message will be: “I may not have Twitter or the Oval Office, but I’m still in charge.” The source reportedly added that “payback is his chief obsession.”

Trump’s advisers will reportedly meet with him at Mar-a-Lago this week to plan his next political moves, and to set up the framework for kingmaking in the 2022 midterm elections.

According to Axios, Trump is expected to go after the ​10 House Republicans who voted to convict him in his impeachment trial, spurred by the Jan. 6 riot at the U. S. Capitol, and the seven GOP Senators who voted with Democrats to convict.

Trump was acquitted, with 57 senators voting for his conviction — short of the required two-thirds majority — and 43 voting against conviction.

He also reportedly plans to argue in the CPAC speech that many of his predictions about President Biden have already come true.

“Trump effectively is the Republican Party,” Trump senior adviser Jason Miller told Fox News. “The only chasm is between Beltway insiders and grassroots Republicans around the country. When you attack President Trump, you’re attacking the Republican grassroots.”

Trump has found support from state Republican officials who censured some members of Congress who voted against him. Meanwhile, his leadership PAC, Save America, has $75 million on hand to help set up primary challenges to sitting Republicans who went against him, as well as a database of tens of millions of names.

A Suffolk University/ USA Today poll found that 46% of Trump supporters would abandon the Republican Party and join a Trump party should he decide to create one, versus 27% who would stay with the GOP.

Half of the individuals polled said the Republican Party should become “more loyal to Trump,” even if it means losing support from establishment Republicans, versus 19% saying the party should become less loyal to Trump and more aligned with establishment Republicans. 

The survey of 1,000 Trump voters, identified from 2020 polls, was taken by landline and cellphone last Monday through Friday. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.

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Donald Trump Just Changed His Washington Plans – In 2022, Instead Of Another Party, Trump Plans On Winning House And Senate

Many have asked what Donald Trump will do, now that he’s returned to private life.

(Most can be assured he’ll hardly stay “private” in his opinions and decisions.)

Some claimed he was floating the idea of starting his own “Patriot Party.” That seems to be what the MSM was saying. They probably hoped it was true, as it would split the GOP and give Democrats big wins.

But, as it turns out, Trump is defying their claims (as usual) and developing a plan to help turn Congress around. From Daily Wire:

President Donald Trump has reportedly dropped an idea to start a third political party, which was briefly floated last week, and is now focused on helping the Republican Party win back the House and the Senate in 2022…

“The President has made clear his goal is to win back the House and Senate for Republicans in 2022,” Miller said. “There’s nothing that’s actively being planned regarding an effort outside of that, but it’s completely up to Republican Senators if this is something that becomes more serious.”

Now the liberal media is claiming Trump floated the idea of a third party to get Republican leaders “in line.”

(Oh, guys, nice cover. It seems like the claim of the “Patriot Party” was squashed after Trump’s own adviser set the record straight.)

Instead, Jason Miller is saying Trump will focus his efforts on helping the GOP win back the House and Senate in 2022.

That’s a very real and obtainable goal—and one that should make Democrats very nervous.

Impeachment or not, there is nothing they can do to stop Trump—a private citizen—from endorsing Republican candidates in the upcoming midterms.

Sure, they can kick him off of social media, but that will hardly stop him. Trump and his people will find new ways of reaching that 75,000,000 that backed him in 2020.

We might even see the return of his legendary rallies.

President Trump had an impeccable record of endorsements during his time in office. Most of the candidates he supported won their primaries and general elections.

And the people he opposed? Let’s just say they had to look for new jobs (look out Lisa Murkowski!).

Would you like to see Trump come back to campaign and support Republican candidates in 2022?

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While Democrat Impeachment Races Towards Dead-End – Donald Trump Tuned Out, Instead He Stayed Busy Playing Golf

Defying all common sense and actual evidence, Democrats forged ahead with their impeachment trial.

This week, they wrapped up their case against the former president.

Meanwhile, Americans mostly tuned out—deciding to watch anything other than Democrats once again complain about Donald Trump.

And it turns out President Trump himself wasn’t bothering to watch. He was so worried about this impeachment, he golfed instead.

From CNN:

Former President Trump was seen playing golf Thursday during the third day of his second impeachment trial.

Trump was spotted by CNN photojournalists just before 3:30 p.m. ET at Trump National Golf Corse in West Palm Beach, Florida.

He left the golf course at 4:20 p.m ET in a black SUV.

Most legal experts agree that Democrats don’t have a case against Donald Trump. The only reason we have to talk about a second impeachment is because Democrats have a majority in the House.

Republicans in the Senate made it very clear they are not interested in convicting Trump of the left’s bogus charge of “incitement.”

Most of them voted to not even hold an impeachment hearing, believing it is unconstitutional to do so after a president has left office.

Donald Trump doesn’t seem all that worried about this final circus. He was seen golfing at his own golf course in West Palm Beach, Florida during the proceedings.

The left has tried to twist and turn all the details about this case to make it look like Trump is guilty of something. But all they are left doing is trying to condemn a man over his freedom of speech.

Many lawmakers have said you can’t even prove someone committed “incitement.” Sen. Graham said that if Democrats could impeach Trump over a speech, every Democrat would face a similar fate.

On top of that, it appears most Americans aren’t even watching.

But what they are watching is our leaders in D.C. waste time on a doomed impeachment, while they continue to suffer all over the country.

Democrats fiddle away with their attacks against Trump, while states are still locked down, Americans are out of jobs, and many are sick with the China virus.

When are they going to get to all that?

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