RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) – The Wyoming Republican Party on Saturday voted overwhelmingly to stop the October 6 riots in US Capitol to vote for a US representative to impeach Presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Only eight of the 74-member state GOP central committee stood to oppose the censor in a vote that did not proceed to a formal count. Even though the US House did not offer Trump a “formal hearing or due process”, the censorship document accused Cheney of voting.
“We need to honor President Trump. All President Trump called for was a peaceful assembly and a protest for a fair and audited election, “said Darin Smith, a Cheyenne attorney who lost to Cheney in the 2016 Republican US House primaries.” The Republican Party needs to give them notice. “
The couple Joy Correnti, president of the GOP in Carbon County where the censor vote took place: “Does people’s voice matter and if it does, is it only in the ballot box?”
Cheney said in a statement after voting that she was honored to represent Wyoming and will always fight for the issues that matter most to the state.
“The most important of these is the defense of our Constitution and the freedom it gives. Cheney said that my vote for impeachment was sworn in by the Constitution.
Republican officials said they invited Cheney but she did not attend. An empty chair called “Representative Cheney” was located in front of the living room.
The censored vote was the latest setback for Cheney to include nine Republican representatives and all Democrats in the US House in the January 13 impeachment vote. Three months after winning a third term with nearly 70%, Cheney already faces at least two Republican primary opponents in 2022.
They include Republican state Sen. Anthony Bouchard, a gun-rights activist from Cheyenne who was at the meeting, but not one of the speakers. Smith also said that he is intentionally asking for Congress to run again.
On January 28, US Rep. Matt Matt, a Republican from Florida, led the rally against Cheney in front of the Wyoming Capital. About 1,000 people attended, many of them taking cues for Cheney’s impeachment, though many were supporters.
Cheney would remain as the third-ranked member of the House GOP leadership, however, after a 145–61 vote by House Republicans on Wednesday, he was retained as chairman of the convention committee.
Hearing in front of Trump In the US Senate on Tuesday, allegedly sparking a rebellion when crowds of supporters created a ruckus and uproar in the Capitol after a rally led by Trump and close allies.
Censor opponents came mainly from Casper, Wyoming’s second largest city, and the Jackson Hole area near Grand Teton and Yellowstone Park.
Alexander Murosev with the Teton County GOP said, “Come on, try to stop this infusion of leftist aborted culture and get rid of anyone we disagree with.”
Momentum for censorship had been growing for several weeks as local Republicans in nearly a dozen of Wyoming’s 23 counties passed their resolutions criticizing their impeachment vote.
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