Liz Cheney Censured For Her Vote To Impeach Trump

(PresidentialWire)- Republicans in Wyoming have taken action against Representative Liz Cheney.

Cheney, the third-highest ranking Republican member of the House of Representatives who is from Wyoming, was one of 10 members of her party to vote to impeach President Donald Trump.

In response, the Republican Party Central Committee in Carbon County, Wyoming, decided to censure her.

According to a Washington Times report, all 45 members of the central committee voted to pass the censure resolution. It also included a demand that Cheney explain her actions in person before the committee.

As Joey Correnti IV, the chairman of the Carbon County GOP, told the Times:

“Our representative did not represent our voice.”

According to the resolution, Cheney defied the will of most Republican voters in Wyoming when she sided with Democrats to quickly impeach Trump on a charge of inciting an insurrection. That rushed move denied the president due process, it stated.

The Republican Party in Wyoming even slammed Cheney last week for the position she took against President Trump in the impeachment vote.

In a statement, the party said:

“The wind in Wyoming has been horrendous today — with gusts up to 65 miles per hour. That is nothing compared to the whirlwind created by Representative Cheney’s announcement that she would be voting to impeach President Trump, and her subsequent follow-through of doing just that.

“There has not been a time during our tenure when we have seen this type of an outcry from our fellow Republicans, with the anger and frustration being palpable in the comments we have received. Our telephone has not stopped ringing, our email is filling up, and our website has seen more traffic than at any previous time. The consensus is clear that those who are reaching out to the Party vehemently disagree with Representative Cheney’s decision and actions.”

Before casting her vote during the impeachment trial last week, Cheney released a statement that explained:

“This insurrection caused injury, death and destruction in the most sacred space in our Republic. Much more will become clear in coming days and weeks, but what we know now is enough. The President of the United States summoned this mob, assembled the mob and lit the flame of this attack.

“Everything that followed was his doing. None of this would have happened without the President. The President could have immediately and forcefully intervened to stop the violence. He did not. There has never been a greater betrayal by a President of the United States of his office and his oath to the Constitution.

“I will vote to impeach the President.”

House Democrats unveiled their single charge of “inciting an insurrection” as the reason for impeaching Trump for a second time. The article said:

“[Trump] willfully made statements that encouraged — and foreseeably resulted in — imminent lawless action at the Capitol. Incited by President Trump, a mob unlawfully breached the Capitol, injured law enforcement personnel, interfered with the Joint Session’s solemn constitutional duty to certify the election results, and engaged in violent, deadly, destructive, and seditious acts.”