Rep. Liz Cheney sat for an interview with ABC News this past weekend. She talked about losing her primary and gave the general vague answers one expects from a politician who is ambitious and is not ready to head off into retirement. One thing that has been nice to watch from Cheney is that as she had to face off against the MAGA wing of her party, she’s shown a willingness to call out GOP leadership for their complicity in Donald Trump’s crimes. It’s the kind of honesty that only comes out of a Cheney when they are fighting for their political lives and truth ends up being their only weapon.
Towards the end of the interview, ABC asked Cheney about her ongoing work with the Jan. 6 committee. She wouldn’t say whether or not the big fake-tanned fish would be called to testify, but she said there was still more work to be done. She promised that the public would have all of the evidence the committee uncovered presented and available to them. And Cheney had a statement for her cowardly colleagues in leadership.
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Saying that once the committee concluded its work, “If Kevin McCarthy or Jim Jordan, or any of the individuals who are threatening to investigate the committee carry through on that threat and issue a subpoena for me to appear, I will abide by that subpoena, and I will welcome the opportunity to come and explain to them exactly what we found, and the threat that Donald Trump poses to the country. And I would say they ought to do the same.”
Cheney’s answer begins at the 13-minute mark.
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