Get Ready – Trump’s First Post-Presidency Book Is On The Way

We knew it was going to happen, and the wait will be over soon. Former President Donald Trump is publishing his first post-presidency book.

The book will be entitled, “Our Journey Together,” and will contain over 300 official White House photographs.

Donald Trump Jr. said of his father’s latest book, “My father picked every single photo in this book, wrote all the captions, including some by hand.”

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Making America Great Again In Pictures

The description on Trump’s website calls the book “a beautiful photo book covering President Donald J. Trump’s successful time in the White House.” Photos in the book include the confirmation of judges and the military.

There are also some depicting Trump’s interactions with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. 

Other photos include Trump’s visits to the United Kingdom and his meetings with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Queen Elizabeth II. In classic Trump fashion, the book will include photos described as “fighting liberals in two impeachment witch hunts!”

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But Will It Be ‘First’ Post-Presidency?

Since leaving the White House, Donald Trump has teased his base with the idea that he might run again in 2024. His closest competition might be Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has already announced his reelection bid as Governor in 2022.

In an interview with Fox News Digital in mid September following the disastrous withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, Trump stated then that, “I don’t think we’re going to have a choice.” He called the Afghan exit the“greatest embarrassment in the history of our country.” Trump also said of the Biden administration, “It is disgraceful.”

Polling data also appears to show that Trump’s base is solidly behind another run for the White House. A recent Quinnipiac University poll showed that four out of five Republicans say they would like to see Trump run in 2024.

There may be some other indicators as well as to which way Trump is leaning. He is doing very well in the area of fundraising, and his traveling schedule is reported to include places like Iowa.

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Trump The Author

The new book will be the latest addition to a list of over 15 best selling books. His first book, “The Art of the Deal,” is considered a business classic, and one of the best selling books in that genre of all time.

His later books, “Time To Get Tough: Make America Great Again,” and “Great Again: How to Fix Out Crippled America” veer more towards the political arena, and give insight into how Trump believes we can truly make America a great nation.

An unsigned copy of the book runs $74.99, and a signed copy jumps up to $229.99. 

 

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New Twists In Durham Probe: FBI Danchenko Recordings And Suspicions Fiona Hill Lied

By Eric Felten for RealClearInvestigations

The indictment of Igor Danchenko, the “primary sub-source” of Christopher Steele’s infamous dossier, reveals that the FBI electronically recorded several previously undisclosed interviews with the Brookings Institution researcher.

Separately, it raises suspicions, according to congressional sources, that his Brookings superior Fiona Hill may have committed perjury when testifying about Steele during President Trump’s first impeachment.

The existence of electronic records of Danchenko speaking to the FBI far more extensively than previously known creates the possibility that much more will come out about the origins of the Steele dossier and the way the opposition research was weaponized.

And those under scrutiny in Special Counsel John Durham’s investigation of the origins of the Trump-Russia affair will have to wonder whether information to which they previously attested jibes with the Danchenko recordings.

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According to Durham’s Nov. 3 indictment of Danchenko, the FBI conducted interviews with him in March, May, June, October, and November of 2017 — well beyond the three days of interviews at the beginning of 2017 previously disclosed in the Trump-Russia affair.

(Deep in the Justice Department Inspector General’s report on surveillance court abuses—page 186—there is a passing reference to interviews with the “primary sub-source” in March and May 2017.) Unlike the early interviews, which were memorialized in a “consolidated write-up” of notes taken by agents and provided to lawmakers in heavily redacted form, at least three of the later interviews were recorded legally but without Danchenko’s knowledge — those conducted March 16, May 18, and June 15.

The indictment is silent on whether the October 24 and November 16 interviews were also surreptitiously recorded.

It has been known since July 2020 that Danchenko was the primary source of spurious rumors and alcohol-lubricated gossip about Donald Trump compiled by opposition researcher and former British spy Steele. The indictment unsealed last week states that in 2010, it was “Think Tank Employee-1” — Fiona Hill — who introduced Danchenko to “U.K. Person-1”— that is, Steele.

The next year Danchenko began working as a contractor for Steele’s company, Orbis, which the indictment refers to as “U.K. Investigative Firm-1”

Hill, a longtime intelligence analyst who became a deputy assistant on the Trump administration’s National Security Council, was a key witness in the Ukraine-related impeachment of President Trump.

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As part of the impeachment proceedings, Hill gave closed-door testimony to House lawmakers and investigators for the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Committee on Foreign Affairs. During that testimony in October 2019, Hill answered many questions emphatically and apparently without leaving herself wiggle room.

Hill did not express the sort of memory fog that often afflicts well-coached, evasive witnesses. Asked whether she was “aware of any interaction between Mr. Steele and Ukrainians,” Hill did not say “to the best of my recollection” or “I don’t remember specifically,” or even a simple “no.”

Instead she expanded her answer to deny not only any knowledge of Steele and Ukrainians, but to deny any knowledge of anything Steele-related: “I have no knowledge whatsoever of how he developed that dossier. None. I just want to state that.”

Lawmakers are particularly interested in that statement. The Danchenko indictment states that Hill introduced Danchenko both to Steele and to an unnamed public relations executive, since identified as Charles Dolan Jr., a Hillary Clinton ally. Republican members of the House Permanent Select Committee are questioning whether Hill could have had “no knowledge whatsoever” of how the dossier was developed when she had a central role in connecting those key players.

RealClearInvestigations was unable to reach Hill through her former attorney.

“It’s hard to believe Fiona Hill introduced Danchenko both to Steele and to Dolan, yet had no idea of the purpose of the introductions she herself was making or what resulted from those introductions,” a source familiar with the thinking of House Republicans tells RealClearInvestigations. “So, yes, Republicans on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence are taking a look at that.”

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Wyoming GOP Votes To No Longer Recognize Liz Cheney As A Republican

The Wyoming GOP voted this past weekend to no longer formally recognize Representative Liz Cheney as a member of the Republican Party.

The move marks a second formal rebuke of the anti-Trump lawmaker and follows similar votes conducted by about one-third of the counties in Wyoming.

The vote passed by a 31-29 margin.

“The Wyoming Republican Party will no longer recognize Liz Cheney as a member of the GOP in its second formal rebuke for her criticism of former President Donald Trump,” the Associated Press reported.

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‘Never Trumper’ Liz Cheney Gets The Boot

The party voted overwhelmingly to censure Cheney following her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump for his alleged role in inciting a riot at the Capitol back in January.

A spokesman for the Wyoming non-Republican said the idea that Cheney isn’t a “conservative Republican” is “laughable.”

Ms. Cheney has continued attacking the former President and anyone who dares support him, recently claiming Republicans “have made themselves willing hostages to this dangerous, irrational man.”

Cheney said the United States is “confronting a domestic threat that we have never faced before” in Trump, who she said is “attempting to unravel the foundations of our constitutional republic.”

She’s speaking about the man who is an overwhelming favorite to earn the GOP nomination for President should he choose to run again in 2024.

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Anti-Trump Support

Cheney has received financial and moral support for her re-election bid in 2022 from former Speakers of the House Paul Ryan and John Boehner, along with fellow anti-Trump Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger.

Perhaps with Cheney no longer being considered a member of the GOP, she can start her own party with that group of broken Trump haters. An Island of Misfit Clowns, as it were.

The former President issued a scathing statement about Liz Cheney, formerly a member of the Wyoming GOP, last week.

“With an approval rating at 19% in Wyoming, people are wise to Liz Cheney,” said Trump. “She is happy to join the Democrats in the Unselect Committee (the next RUSSIA, RUSSIA, RUSSIA Hoax), and spread more of their lies.”

Stripping the title of Republican from Liz Cheney is largely symbolic. It won’t dissuade Democrats from using her, as they have all along, in pretending their committee investigating the Capitol riot is bipartisan in nature.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) has referred to Cheney as a “Pelosi Republican” and left open the possibility of sanctioning her for joining the Democrat committee.

House Freedom Caucus Chair Andy Biggs (R-AZ) called on the Wyoming lawmaker to remove Cheney from the Republican Conference.

“Congresswoman Cheney and Congressman Kinzinger are two spies for the Democrats that we currently invite to the meetings, despite our inability to trust them,” said Biggs.

 

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GOP Establishment Sets Up ‘Us vs. Trump’ In 2022: ‘We Support All Of Our Incumbents’

The effort by establishment Republicans to distance themselves from former President Donald Trump continues.

On Sunday during an appearance on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” Senator Rick Scott (R-FL), chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), was asked by Chuck Todd if the committee would support the reelection of senators like Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, whose challenger in next year’s primary has already been endorsed by Trump.

Scott’s response was interesting to say the least, and can really only be taken one way.

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The Message Is Clear

Scott made the message clear, stating,

“Absolutely. … We support all of our incumbents. And fortunately for us, we’ve got great candidates running in our primaries. And fortunately for us, we’ve got Bernie Sanders candidates on the other side in many primaries, and so we’re going to be in a great position in ‘22.”

So, if you are someone who has decided to challenge the status quo, and think that you can do a better job than Senator Fill-in-the-Blank who has been a senator for so long his earliest votes have to be looked up on microfilm well, too bad for you. 

And, if you happen to have gotten an early endorsement from Donald Trump, doesn’t matter.

The GOP establishment will be supporting incumbents – even ones like Murkowski who voted to convict President Trump in sham impeachment schemes.

Once again, we’re looking at the establishment versus Donald Trump. 

Put another way, the establishment versus you.

What has Lisa Murkowski ever accomplished? Has she ever done anything conservative? What, exactly, has she conserved? Isn’t that the point?

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The Swamp Protection Racket

The rise of a political novice like Donald Trump is something that certainly Democrats do not understand, and but for a few exceptions, Republicans don’t either.

But the job of the NRSC is very clear, protect those who have managed to thrust themselves into the club, no matter how big a disaster they are, at all costs, whatever it costs. 

Senator Scott was careful not to badmouth a Trump endorsement. But now the establishment GOP are feeling their oats after Glenn Youngkin’s win in Virginia, where he accepted a Trump endorsement, but Trump was never anywhere near Virginia.

Another member of “the club” who said the quiet part out loud is Trump critic and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

During a CNN “State of the Union” appearance, Hogan described any Trump involvement this way:

“I’m concerned about it. It’s obviously an issue to contend with. And if the former president interferes with primaries and tries to help nominate folks that are unelectable in a general election in, say, swing districts and purple states, that’s going to hurt.”

Interferes? It is entirely possible there could have been some quickie policy change, but didn’t Donald Trump become a private citizen, free to support the candidates of his choice the minute Joe Biden became president?

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Battle Lines Have Been Drawn

This is where the Republican Party is. The establishment Republicans are making it more obvious, they want Trump gone. But they know that the majority of the Republican base still very much supports him. 

Lisa Murkowski is one of seven Republican senators who voted to impeach Trump. In June, Trump endorsed her primary opponent, Kelly Tshibaka. Murkowski ranks number two in the Senate to cast the most votes not aligned with her party. But she will get the support of the NRSC. 

A word of warning to anyone challenging a Republican incumbent, your support will come from average Americans who more than likely support Donald Trump, more than the Republican Party.

 

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Hillary Clinton’s Top Aide Huma Abedin Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted By A US Senator

Huma Abedin, a top aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, claims in her forthcoming memoir that she was sexually assaulted by a sitting United States senator in 2005.

The assault, according to excerpts from her new book Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds, took place shortly after she attended the wedding of former President Donald Trump and his wife Melania.

Abedin was working for Clinton in Washington, D.C. at the time. Clinton served as U.S. Senator from New York between 2001 and 2009.

Clinton, according to Abedin’s account, was not in attendance at a dinner party that she attended with “a few senators and their aides.”

“I ended up walking out with one of the senators, and soon we stopped in front of his building and he invited me in for coffee,” she wrote. “Once inside, he told me to make myself comfortable on the couch.”

Abedin claims that’s when”it all changed” instantly.

“He plopped down to my right, put his left arm around my shoulder, and kissed me, pushing his tongue into my mouth, pressing me back on the sofa,” she recalls. “I was so utterly shocked, I pushed him away. All I wanted was for the last 10 seconds to be erased.”

Abedin goes on to note that the senator in question apologized and suggested he had “misread” the situation.

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Huma Abedin Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted by Senator

Huma Abedin gives no names, details, or even party affiliation of the senator she claims sexually assaulted her in 2005.

For those curious as to who was serving in the Senate in 2005, here is a list.

Abedin claims she “buried the incident” and erased it “entirely” from her mind.

That is until allegations of assault were leveled against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in 2018 by Christine Blasey Ford.

Abedin claims the memory of her own assault resurfaced when she read accounts of how Ford was “accused of ‘conveniently’ remembering” her alleged attack.

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Bill Clinton’s Own Sordid History

Abedin was allegedly triggered to recall her own sexual assault by the Ford-Kavanaugh story, but not the many allegations against her boss’s husband, former President Bill Clinton over the years.

Hillary has consistently had to answer to similar and even worse accusations against Mr. Clinton.

The former President was accused of multiple infidelities, sexual assaults, and even rape by Juanita Broaddrick, a former nursing home owner.

None of the stories told by those victims caused her suppressed memory of being sexually assaulted by a former United States senator to resurface?

And none of the scandals involving her own husband triggered her to recall what allegedly happened in 2005?

Anthony Weiner, a one-time New York City mayoral candidate, was sentenced to 21 months in jail and three years of supervised release in 2017 after he sent sexually explicit messages to an underage girl.

Weiner served 18 months and was released in May of 2019 but was ordered by a judge to register as a sex offender. 

Instead, even knowing the Bill Clinton allegations and the scandals surrounding Weiner, it was Ford’s testimony that caused Huma Abedin to remember allegedly being sexually assaulted in 2005.

Abedin’s memoir will be available on November 2nd.

 

 

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Why the Jan. 6 panel is pursuing a contempt vote for Steve Bannon

The special congressional committee investigating the January assault on the U.S. Capitol meets Tuesday to consider whether to recommend charging Steve Bannon with contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena and sit for a deposition. Ambassador Norman Eisen, who was a counsel to the House Judiciary Committee for the first Trump impeachment, joins Judy Woodruff with more.

Pelosi’s January 6 Committee Subpoenas Four Trump Aides

The Democrat-led January 6 select committee investigating the Capitol riot issued subpoenas to four former aides to President Donald Trump Thursday.

Those receiving subpoenas for documents and testimony include former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon, former communications official Dan Scavino, and former Defense Department official Kash Patel.

What prompted these actions?

The four committed the crime of “working in or (having) communications with the White House on or in the days leading up to the January 6th insurrection.”

In a statement announcing the subpoenas, Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS) claimed they were simply going after the facts.

“The select committee is investigating the facts, circumstances and causes of the Jan. 6 attack, and issues relating to the peaceful transfer of power, in order to identify and evaluate lessons learned and to recommend to the House and its relevant committees corrective laws, policies, procedures, rules or regulations,” Thompson wrote.

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Subpoenas For Trump Staff

Committee member Adam Schiff (D-CA) warned that any of the Trump allies who do not comply with the subpoenas will be guilty of “criminal contempt.”

“We may have additional tools now that we didn’t before, including a Justice Department that may be willing to pursue criminal contempt when people deliberately flout compulsory process,” he said.

Legal analyst Elliott Williams suggested the speed with which the January 6 committee is moving is a sign that they are very serious.

“Quick subpoenas like this are a sign they’re not messing around,” he tweeted.

The politics of the moment, however, cannot be ignored: Democrats are facing the possibility of a bloodbath in the 2022 midterm elections with polls already trending toward Republicans, an unpopular Democrat president, and a White House making matters worse on a daily basis.

“If Democrats lose control of the House, the select committee would likely be in peril,” Axios writes.

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Trump Vows To Fight

In a statement issued Thursday evening, the former President vowed to fight any subpoenas coming out of the January 6 “unselect committee.”

“We will fight the subpoenas on Executive Privilege and other grounds, for the good of our country, while we wait to find out whether or not subpoenas will be sent out to Antifa and BLM for the death and destruction they have caused,” Trump wrote.

The committee, led by Thompson and Vice-Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), in August advised telecommunication companies to preserve the phone records of certain individuals, including lawmakers and possibly members of President Trump’s family.

The request also demanded federal agencies turn over “all documents and communications relating to the Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.”

Additionally, the select committee requested a release of “all documents and communications related to the mental stability of Donald Trump or his fitness for office.”

Republican lawmakers turned the tables in a letter to various telecommunication and social media companies saying that if those companies provide Democrats with the phone records of Republicans, they need to provide Republicans with the phone records of Democrats.

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) criticized the select committee, saying their latest actions show their efforts are “more about politics than anything else.”

“There’s only two questions that this committee should actually be looked upon: Why was the Capitol left so ill-prepared, and how can we make sure this never happens again?” McCarthy said.

“But that’s not what they’re focused on.”

 

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Report: Trump Wants To Oust Mitch McConnell, Republicans Not Cooperating

Former President Trump has reportedly held conversations with allies in the Senate about ousting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Trump has had simmering tension with McConnell ever since the Kentucky Senator attacked him for challenging the 2020 presidential election results.

The Wall Street Journal first reported on the effort to remove McConnell.

Trump, they write, has “spoken recently with senators and allies about trying to depose Mr. McConnell and whether any Republicans are interested in mounting a challenge.”

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Republicans Not Interested In Joining Trump To Oust Mitch McConnell

The Journal report indicates that Republicans – even those who support the former President – have little stomach for trying to oust Mitch McConnell.

“There is little appetite among Senate Republicans for such a plan, lawmakers and aides said, but the discussions risk driving a wedge deeper between the most influential figure in the Republican Party and its highest-ranking member in elected office,” they write.

Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) said the odds weren’t in Trump’s favor regarding a move to rid the Senate of Mitch McConnell, even if it might be the best thing to do.

“I just don’t realistically see that happening,” Kennedy, a Trump supporter, said, equating the odds to that of teaching a donkey how to fly.

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Trump: McConnell Bad For The Republican Party

In an interview earlier this week, Trump suggested that Senate Republicans should fire Mitch McConnell themselves.

“I think Mitch McConnell has proven to be a disaster,” Trump told The Federalist. “He’s not good for the Republican Party as a leader, and I wish I wouldn’t have endorsed him.”

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“The Senate has to make a change at some point,” he added. “I don’t think it’s acceptable having him as a leader.”

This past April, McConnell was reportedly seeking a truce with the former President.

“The leader has no animosity and he’s made it very clear he wants to work with the president to get the majority back,” McConnell’s top deputy said at the time.

McConnell, following the Capitol riot, joined Democrats in calls for impeachment according to a Fox News report at the time, telling associates that the move “will help rid the Republican Party of Trump and his movement.”

Trump ravaged the GOP leader, issuing a statement saying McConnell is “a dour, sullen and unsmiling political hack.”

“The Republican Party can never again be respected or strong with political ‘leaders’ like Sen. Mitch McConnell at its helm,” he added.

poll almost immediately after the Capitol riot from Axios-Ipsos showed Republican voters overwhelmingly “siding with President Trump over Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell — big time.”

 

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Report: Trump Ready To Endorse Liz Cheney Primary Challenger

According to multiple news outlets, former President Donald Trump is ready to endorse a primary challenger against Rep. Liz Cheney, who has been outspoken against Trump and critical of her party for embracing him. 

According to both Politico and the Associated Press, Trump will endorse attorney Harriet Hageman in her announced primary against Cheney, anonymous sources say.

Hageman has an interesting history as both an ally of Cheney and as part of anti-Trump forces that tried to stop him from getting the Republican nomination in 2016.

Trump Set To Endorse Harriet Hageman

Politico reported on Wednesday, “Donald Trump is set to back Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman as she prepares a primary challenge against GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, according to three people with knowledge of his plans, marking the most important political endorsement yet in Trump’s post-presidency.”

“Trump’s looming involvement in the primary will test his political power in the GOP like never before, as he seeks to punish the most high-profile House Republican to vote for his impeachment in January,” Politico observed.

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The Associated Press also reported, “Trump is planning to endorse Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman, who is preparing to launch a primary campaign against Cheney, the most prominent member of Congress to vote for Trump’s second impeachment, according to a person familiar with his decision,”

“The person spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of a formal announcement,” AP noted.

Hageman A Former Supporter Of Cheney

Though Hageman now challenges Cheney, she is a former ally of Cheney. In fact, she worked for Cheney.

The Washington Examiner reported on Thursday, “Wyoming attorney Harriet Hageman announced a challenge to Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, for whom Hageman was formerly a campaign adviser, joining a crowded field of Cheney challengers for Wyoming’s at-large congressional seat.”

“She worked as a campaign adviser to Cheney for her short-lived 2014 Wyoming Senate bid and the 2016 House campaign of former Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter,” the news outlet added.

Further, Hageman was part of the group of ‘Never Trump’ Republicans who sought to change the rules at the Republican National Convention to deny Trump the nomination in 2016.

Politico reported in July of 2016 that Hageman was present at meetings about the effort, which was led by former Republican Attorney General in Virginia, Ken Cuccinelli: “Cuccinelli also met Friday with a cadre of delegates who intend to back his effort to force rule changes. They included Virginia’s Morton Blackwell and Anne Gentry, Louisiana’s Gwen Bowen, Wyoming’s Harriet Hageman, Minnesota’s Cindy Pugh, Oklahoma’s Megan Winburn and Oregon’s Solomon Yue, according to two sources familiar with the meeting.”

Yet Hageman claims to believe Cheney is no longer able to adequately represent her state due to the congresswoman’s personal battle with the former president.

Hageman said in a statement Thursday, “The people of Wyoming deserve leaders who reflect their views and values, but Liz Cheney betrayed us because of her personal war with President Trump, who won Wyoming by massive majorities twice.” 

Trump Flexing Political Muscle

It has long been known that Trump planned to endorse a challenger to Cheney, but also that he wanted Republicans to have only one primary challenger and not a crowded field.

This endorsement would likely increase Hageman’s chances of emerging victorious from the field of at least 8 candidates currently looking to take on Cheney for the Republican nomination for Wyoming’s at-large Congressional District.

Trump reportedly met with Hageman last month.

The former president appears keen on flexing his political muscle in the midterms by punishing those in his own party who opposed him over the January 6 Capitol attack.

AP reported, “Trump has already endorsed a number of Republicans challenging GOP incumbents including Kelly Tshibaka, who is running against Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Alaska; Michigan State Rep. Steve Carra, who is trying to unseat longtime Rep. Fred Upton; former White House aide Max Miller, who is running against Rep. Anthony Gonzalez in Ohio; and Joe Kent, who is challenging Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Washington.

“All voted in favor of impeaching Trump for his role in inciting the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol building,” the news outlet noted.

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Trump In July: ‘Loser RINO Liz Cheney’

In July, the Washington Examiner reported on an email sent to them by Trump.

“Paying close attention to the Wyoming House Primary against loser RINO Liz Cheney,” Trump told the Examiner.

“Some highly respected pollsters tell me she’s toast in Wyoming after siding with Crazy Nancy Pelosi and supporting the Democrat Impeachment Hoax,” he wrote.

“And that’s just the beginning!” Trump said, meaning challenging Cheney. “This is a ‘hot’ race with some very interesting candidates running against her.”

“Remember though, in the end we just want ONE CANDIDATE running against Cheney,” Trump emphasized at the time.

It is unclear why Trump would want to endorse someone who tried to stop him from becoming President.

 

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