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Mon Jul 26, 2021, 12:40 PM

Democrats Move to Elevate Liz Cheney's Role


July 26, 2021 at 11:09 am EDT By Taegan Goddard

“Democrats are seeking to elevate the role of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on the committee examining the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, scheduling her to deliver one of the two opening statements at the panel’s first public hearing on Tuesday, according to two people familiar with the decision,” the Washington Post reports.

“The move is intended to present the committee as a bipartisan effort following Republican leadership’s decision not to participate in the panel after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) last week rejected two of their picks for the panel.”

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https://politicalwire.com/2021/07/26/democrats-move-to-elevate-liz-cheneys-role/

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 26, 2021, 01:04 PM

1. Liz Cheney Is Saving Pelosi, the GOP, and Maybe America From Themselves

I am not a fan of the Cheney family but this is the right thing to do

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 26, 2021, 01:23 PM

2. Unlikely Partners Pelosi and Cheney Team up for Jan. 6 Probe

This is a good alliance



Politics often creates unlikely alliances, the odd-couple arrangements between would-be foes who drop their differences to engage on a common cause.

But the emerging partnership between Pelosi and Cheney is remarkable, if not astonishing, as the longtime political adversaries join forces to investigate what happened the day former President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol.

Rarely has there been a meeting of the minds like this — two of the strongest women on Capitol Hill, partisans at opposite ends of the political divide — bonding over a shared belief that the truth about the insurrection should come out and those responsible held accountable. They believe no less than the functioning of America's democracy is on the line.

“Nothing draws politicians together like a shared enemy,” said John Pitney, a former Republican staffer and professor of politics at Claremont McKenna College.

The committee will hold its first hearing next week, and the stakes of the Pelosi-Cheney alliance have never been higher. The panel will hear testimony from police officers who battled the Trump supporters that day at the Capitol. The officers have portrayed the hours-long siege as hardly a gathering of peaceful demonstrators, as some Republicans claim, but rather a violent mob trying to stop Congress from certifying Joe Biden's election.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 26, 2021, 01:35 PM

3. 'seen as' iow, machevellian. not sincere.

we you can fuck right off w that spin.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Mon Jul 26, 2021, 02:35 PM

4. This takes GUTS, and she deserves a lot of credit for STANDING UP

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