Liz Cheney: Trump critic blasts Republican 'personality cult' after defeat

Posted on AllSides August 17th, 2022
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A leading Republican critic of Donald Trump says the party has "embraced his cult of personality" after she was ousted in a primary election.

Liz Cheney, 56, was defeated by the political newcomer and Trump-backed candidate Harriet Hageman in Wyoming.

She had faced an uphill battle to win re-election after joining the congressional committee investigating Mr Trump's attempts to cling to power.

Ms Cheney - once a rising star in the party - also voted to impeach Mr Trump.

The primary election in the broadly conservative state highlighted the competing...

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