‘We’re not sworn enemies’: Republican Rep. Liz Cheney defends her fist bump with Biden after Don Jr. accused the ‘warmonger’ of being a secret Democrat
- The quantity three Home Republican greeted Biden at his Wednesday speech
- The pair bumped fists as he was strolling down the aisle in the direction of the lectern
- Cheney responded to critics and admitted she disagreed with Biden’s insurance policies
- ‘We’re not sworn enemies. We’re People’ she mentioned in a tweet Thursday evening
- Donald Trump Jr. reacted with fury for the ‘warmonger’s’ heat gesture
- I suppose the GOP ‘wished to place Democrats’ of their management, he mentioned
Republican Rep. Liz Cheney has responded to critics in her personal occasion who criticized her for giving President Joe Biden a fist bump as he walked down the aisle of the Home chamber earlier than his first handle to Congress.
‘I disagree strongly w/@JoeBiden insurance policies, however when the President reaches out to greet me within the chamber of the US Home of Representatives, I’ll at all times reply in a civil, respectful & dignified approach,’ she tweeted Thursday evening.
‘We’re completely different political events. We’re not sworn enemies. We’re People,’ she added.
Rep. Liz Cheney (proper) was captured giving a fist bump to President Joe Biden (left) as he walked into the Home chamber to ship his first handle earlier than Congress Wednesday evening
Donald Trump Jr. picked up on the gesture and tweeted an image of it, calling her a ‘warmonger’ and asking why she was nonetheless in Republican management. Cheney voted to question President Donald Trump earlier this 12 months over his function within the January 6 MAGA riot
Rep. Liz Cheney defended the fist bump, saying that whereas she may disagree with President Joe Biden ‘We’re not sworn enemies. We’re People’
Donald Trump Jr. lead the fury in opposition to the embattled Cheney who has been dealing with growing stress in her personal occasion.
‘”Republican” warmonger Liz Cheney offers Sleepy Joe a fist bump after he delivered a radical socialist imaginative and prescient for the way forward for America. So glad she’s within the GOP management, I suppose they wished to be extra inclusive and put Democrats in there too?!?’ he mentioned.
She spoke out in opposition to Donald Trump after the Capitol, voted to question him and has been threatened with a main problem in Wyoming from the MAGA wing of the occasion.
Mitch McConnell additionally greeted Cheney with a handshake earlier than Biden’s handle on Wednesday that Republicans have mentioned was ‘boring’ and a listing of ‘socialist goals’.
On Wednesday, president Trump tore into Cheney and mentioned she would ’embarrass’ her household by operating for president.
He has additionally known as her ‘loopy’ and has demanded she be voted out when she comes up for reelection in 2022.
‘Liz Cheney is polling sooo low in Wyoming, and has sooo little assist, even from the Wyoming Republican Celebration, that she is on the lookout for a approach out of her Congressional race. Primarily based on all polling, there isn’t a approach she will win,’ Trump mentioned.
‘She’ll both be one more lobbyist or perhaps embarrass her household by operating for President, as a way to save face. This warmongering idiot desires to remain within the Center East and Afghanistan for an additional 19 years, however doesn’t contemplate the massive image,’ Trump mentioned. ‘Russia and China!’ he wrote.
His ‘warmonger’ assault was an try and establish her together with her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, and join her to the choice to invade Iraq through the George W. Bush administration.
Cheney is floating a run for president herself. ‘I’m not ruling something in or out — ever is a very long time,’ she mentioned on Wednesday.