代表. 在怀俄明州初选惨败后,利兹切尼将自己与亚伯拉罕林肯进行比较

“我们党的伟大原创冠军, 亚伯拉罕·林肯, 在赢得最重要的选举之前在参议院和众议院的选举中被击败,” 切尼在杰克逊对一群支持者说, 怀俄明州. “Lincoln ultimately prevailed, he saved our union, and he defined our obligation as Americans for all of history.

Speaking at Gettysburg of the great task remaining before us, Lincoln said that, ‘We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from this earth.’ As we meet here tonight, that remains our greatest and most important task,” 她补充说.

Talk has been swirling that Cheney, knowing she would lose to Hageman, was possibly planning a run for president in 2024, and a large portion of her speech focused on attacking former 唐纳德·特朗普总统 over his questioning of the results of the 2020 总统选举, and arguing that he should never be elected president again.

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代表. 莉兹·切尼, R-Wyo。, speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference, 在华盛顿的国会大厦, 星期三, 可能 12, 2021.

代表. 莉兹·切尼, R-Wyo。, speaks to reporters after House Republicans voted to oust her from her leadership post as chair of the House Republican Conference, 在华盛顿的国会大厦, 星期三, 可能 12, 2021. (美联社照片/J. 斯科特·阿普怀特)

Trump reacted with pure delight to Cheney’s loss, referring to it as awonderful resultin a post on Truth Social.

Congratulations to Harriet Hageman on her great and very decisive WIN in Wyoming,” 他写了. “This is a wonderful result for America, and a complete rebuke of the Unselect Committee of political Hacks and Thugs.

Liz Cheney should be ashamed of herself, the way she acted, and her spiteful, sanctimonious words and actions towards others. Now she can finally disappear into the depths of political oblivion where, I am sure, she will be much happier than she is right now. Thank you WYOMING!” 他加了.

The former president also said: “Liz Cheney’s uninspiring concession speech, in front of a ‘tiny’ crowd in the Great State of Wyoming, focused on her belief that the 2020 Presidential Election was not, despite massive and conclusive evidence to the contrary, Rigged & Stolen.

Trump added thatLiz Cheney is a fool who played right into the hands of those who want to destroy our Country!”

Republican congressional candidate Harriet Hageman speaks at a campaign event in Wyoming.

Republican congressional candidate Harriet Hageman speaks at a campaign event in Wyoming. (Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

In her victory speech, Hageman vowed to be accountable to the citizens of Wyoming and said that she wassick and tired of not having a voice in the U.S. 众议院,” referring to Cheney.

Wyoming has sent the message that if you are going to claim to live in Wyoming, you better damn well live in Wyoming,” Hageman said. “Wyoming has drawn a line in the sand that we put you in power, you will be accountable to us, you will answer to us, you will do what is in our best interests, and if you don’t, we will fire you.

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