Rep. Liz Cheney tore into her comply with Home Republicans Monday, accusing social gathering management of getting “enabled white nationalism, white supremacy, and anti-semitism.”
“Historical past has taught us that what begins with phrases ends in far worse,” Cheney (R-Wyo.) tweeted lower than 48 hours after Saturday’s racially motivated bloodbath at a Buffalo grocery store. “@GOP leaders should surrender and reject these views and those that maintain them.”
Cheney didn’t name out particular members of Congress within the message, which she posted from her private Twitter account somewhat than her congressional web page.
Nevertheless, two Republican lawmakers — Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Paul Gosar of Arizona — have precipitated an outcry over their affiliation with white nationalist teams.
In February of this 12 months, Greene delivered a keynote handle at a convention that was hosted by famous white supremacist Nick Fuentes and was held reverse the Conservative Political Motion Convention in Orlando. Greene later claimed that she had not been conscious of Fuentes’ views, which embody Holocaust denial and defenses of segregation.
Equally, Gosar attended Fuentes’ America First Political Motion Committee final 12 months and was later censured by the Home and stripped of his committee assignments after he posted a video depicting himself as an anime character assassinating far-left Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and attacking President Biden.
Cheney’s publish got here virtually precisely one 12 months after she was ousted from her function as Home Republican Convention chair in favor of Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) following Cheney’s repeated criticism of former President Donald Trump and his function in final 12 months’s Capitol riot.
The daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney is considered one of two Republicans serving on the Home choose committee investigating that day’s occasions. Retiring Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-In poor health.) is the opposite.
In retaliation, Trump has thrown his assist behind Cheney’s GOP main challenger Harriet Hageman, who’s hoping to disclaim Cheney a fourth Home time period.
Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Stefanik didn’t instantly reply to The Publish’s requests for remark about Cheney’s publish.