Liz Cheney considers presidential run after losing primary by 30 points

In a laughable turn of events, Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney said that she is considering a presidential run to challenge Donald Trump in 2024 even though she lost her primary for re-election in Wyoming on Tuesday by more than 30 points, according to the New York Post

Cheney’s defeat came from Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman, and it wasn’t even close.

Still, Cheney told the Today show Wednesday that she is “thinking about” running for the nation’s highest office even though she couldn’t even hold onto a House seat in one of the most Republican states in the country.

“It is something that I am thinking about and I’ll make a decision in the coming months,” Cheney said.

“Whatever it takes”

Her reason? “I will be doing whatever it takes to keep Donald Trump out of the Oval Office.”

Cheney complained that the Republican Party has become a “cult of personality” under Trump, who she said “continues to pose a very grave threat and risk to our republic.”

“I think it’s certainly the most important challenge that our nation has faced in recent history, and maybe since the Civil War, and it’s one that we must win,” she said.

“I am absolutely going to continue this battle,” she vowed.

“Gargantuan ego”

Cheney claimed that if she had agreed with Trump that the 2020 election was stolen from him, she would not have lost on Tuesday.

“I think we all have to recognize how dangerous it is to elect people who don’t fundamentally believe in upholding our constitutional process,” she said. “I think we have to make sure that we are fighting against every single election denier.”

Cheney herself is in denial, if she thinks she will get support from Republicans for attacking Trump, who by far has the most support from Republicans for a 2024 presidential run, and siding with Democrats.

“Liz Cheney fundamentally misunderstands why people are so passionately angry at her inside the GOP base. Which is why she actually lost,” conservative Ben Shapiro tweeted, later adding, “Winning simply would have required her not to act as a front person for a Democratic committee dedicated to lumping together all Republicans and conservatives with January 6 rioters, and suggesting that anyone who would consider voting Trump 2024 is an incipient fascist.”

Other conservatives called Cheney out for her “gargantuan ego,” with Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) saying, “Liz Cheney compared herself to Abraham Lincoln last night in her concession speech. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves from the Democrats, he didn’t become a slave to the Democrats.”

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