Cheney defends her fist bump with Biden after Don Jr. criticism

By Nikki Schwab, Senior U.S. Political Reporter For

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney has responded to critics in her private celebration who criticized her for giving President Joe Biden a fist bump as he walked down the aisle of the Home chamber sooner than his first cope with to Congress.

‘I disagree strongly w/@JoeBiden insurance coverage insurance policies, nevertheless when the President reaches out to greet me inside the chamber of the US Home of Representatives, I’ll always reply in a civil, respectful & dignified method,’ she tweeted Thursday night time time.

‘We’re fully totally different political occasions. We’re not sworn enemies. We’re Individuals,’ she added.

Rep. Liz Cheney (correct) was captured giving a fist bump to President Joe Biden (left) as he walked into the Home chamber to ship his first cope with sooner than Congress Wednesday night time time

Donald Trump Jr. picked up on the gesture and tweeted a picture of it, calling her a 'warmonger' and asking why she was still in Republican leadership. Cheney voted to impeach President Donald Trump earlier this year over his role in the January 6 MAGA riot

Donald Trump Jr. picked up on the gesture and tweeted a picture of it, calling her a ‘warmonger’ and asking why she was nonetheless in Republican administration. Cheney voted to query President Donald Trump earlier this yr over his place inside the January 6 MAGA riot 

Rep. Liz Cheney defended the fist bump, saying that while she might disagree with President Joe Biden 'We're not sworn enemies. We're Americans'

Rep. Liz Cheney defended the fist bump, saying that whereas she may disagree with President Joe Biden ‘We’re not sworn enemies. We’re Individuals’ 

Donald Trump Jr. lead the fury in direction of the embattled Cheney who has been coping with rising pressure in her private celebration.

‘”Republican” warmonger Liz Cheney provides Sleepy Joe a fist bump after he delivered a radical socialist imaginative and prescient for the way in which ahead for America. So glad she’s inside the GOP administration, I assume they wanted to be further inclusive and put Democrats in there too?!?’ he acknowledged. 

She spoke out in direction of Donald Trump after the Capitol, voted to query him and has been threatened with a serious drawback in Wyoming from the MAGA wing of the celebration.   

Mitch McConnell moreover greeted Cheney with a handshake sooner than Biden’s cope with on Wednesday that Republicans have acknowledged was ‘boring’ and an inventory of ‘socialist targets’.  

On Wednesday, president Trump tore into Cheney and acknowledged she would ’embarrass’ her family by working for president.

He has moreover often known as her ‘crazy’ and has demanded she be voted out when she comes up for reelection in 2022.

‘Liz Cheney is polling sooo low in Wyoming, and has sooo little assist, even from the Wyoming Republican Occasion, that she is looking for a fashion out of her Congressional race. Based mostly on all polling, there isn’t a fashion she is going to win,’ Trump acknowledged.

‘She’ll each be but yet one more lobbyist or presumably embarrass her family by working for President, with the intention to avoid wasting face. This warmongering fool wants to stay inside the Center East and Afghanistan for a further 19 years, nevertheless doesn’t take into consideration the huge picture,’ Trump acknowledged. ‘Russia and China!’ he wrote. 

His ‘warmonger’ assault was an attempt to decide her along with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, and be a part of her to the selection to invade Iraq in the midst of the George W. Bush administration. 

Cheney is floating a run for president herself. ‘I’m not ruling one thing in or out — ever is a really very long time,’ she acknowledged on Wednesday.   

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