“Rep. Liz Cheney, one of just two Republicans on the select committee investigating the January 6 insurrection, excoriated her party’s leadership on Tuesday for its continued defense of former President Donald Trump’s role in the attack on the US Capitol.
“Speaking with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “The Lead,” Cheney said House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy “is continuing to demonstrate that he views this as some sort of a political game. It’s not a game, and it’s deadly serious when you’re taking action to try to divert attention away and distract from an investigation like this one.”
“And asked about comments that House Republican conference Chair Elise Stefanik had made earlier Tuesday seeking to blame House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the insurrection, Cheney stressed that “what happened is absolutely clear.””
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