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Wyoming GOP leaders will no longer recognize Liz Cheney for Trump impeachment vote

Two Wyoming Republican leaders voted to no longer recognize Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wy.) As a member of their party, six months after she voted for impeach former President Trump, according to the Casper Star-Tribune.

Why is this important: Although symbolic, the movement is the last censorship Cheney had to face up to having diverged from much of his party’s response to the Capitol riot.

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Inventory: Republican parties in Park County in the northwest of the state and Carbon County in the south have voted to no longer recognize Cheney as GOP leader.

  • Both county councils unanimously passed their resolutions and submitted letters about the votes to Cheney’s office last week.

  • Joey Correnti, chairman of the Carbon County Republican Party, expects other counties to follow suit, according to the Star-Tribune.

  • The resolutions have no legal effect on Cheney’s party affiliation.

Go back: Cheney was one of 10 Republican Congressmen to support articles of impeachment that accused Trump of incitement to insurgency against the US government, after his supporters rioted at the United States Capitol on January 6.

What they say : “In short, and in the immortal words of the 45th President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump …” You are fired! “” read the letters from Park and Carbon counties.

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