By Caroline Linton, Rebecca Kaplan, and Aaron Navarro

7th February 2021 / 6:57 a.m.
/ CBS News

The Wyoming Republican Party voted Saturday to blame Congresswoman Liz Cheney for voting against former President Trump. Cheney, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, said Saturday that her voice on the indictment was “compelled by the oath I swore the constitution “

The Wyoming GOP approved a no-confidence decision by 56-8 votes The no-confidence decision states that the State party will no longer raise money for them in the future, and also calls on them to repay all donations made by the State party and all county parties, who request this have done for their 2020 campaign

“I am honored to represent the people of Wyoming in Congress and will always fight for the issues that are most important to our state,” said Cheney in a statement on Saturday. “One of the most important is the defense of our constitution and the related freedoms “

Cheney was one of 10 House Republicans to break with the party January for the indictment against Mr. Trump voted for inciting a rebellion at the US. Capitol Mr. Trump’s trial will begin Tuesday in the Senate

The censure document states that Cheney voted in favor of impeachment “despite no formal hearing, evidence being presented, witnesses being asked to testify, or prosecutors being interviewed””

Mr Trump won nearly 70% of Wyoming’s voters in November, and Cheney is the only congressman in the state.The Republican Party accused her of not being in contact with the state’s voters.The resolution claims that Republicans in the state are now leaving the party or theirs Have changed voter registration

Several party members opposed attempting to blame Cheney During the meeting on Saturday, Teton County chairman Alex Muromcew said the state party should “oppose this left-wing trend of” culture breakage “and try to blame everyone and Get Rid of What We Disagree with “Natrona County’s Republican Party chairman Joseph McGinley criticized the State’s recent decisions to censure other state and county lawmakers, including himself

With the US. House still in session, Cheney not attending the meeting There was an empty chair with her name on it to draw attention to her absence, which McGinley said was “tasteless” “

“This is our only representative at the US. House And blaming someone for the way they voted doesn’t help in any way, shape, or form.If we’re dissatisfied with voting papers, this is regulated in Elementary School Trying to increase a person’s ability to help the people of Wyoming Representing, undermining, is counterproductive, “McGinley told CBS News

Cheney also been knocked back by national Republicans Earlier this week, Cheney survived a House Republican vote to remove her from her leadership position 61 Republicans voted to remove Cheney from her post and 145 voted to keep Cheney secret. The vote was conducted by secret ballot

On 28 On January 1st, Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz hosted a rally in Wyoming that blew Cheney up for her impeachment decision and called her a “Beltway bureaucrat turned into a fake cowgirl”

First published on 6 February 2021 / 9:34 a.m.

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