Rep. Liz Cheney slammed former President Donald Trump for 'poisoning our democratic system' as he continues to falsely spout that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
'The 2020 presidential election was not stolen,' Cheney tweeted Monday morning. 'Anyone who claims is was is spreading THE BIG LIE, turning their back on the rule of law, and poisoning our democratic system.'
Cheney's tweet comes amid reports that her time as House GOP Conference Chair could be coming to an end.
Cheney knocked Trump for continuing to spread election falsehoods, writing that he and others pushing the 'BIG LIE' are 'poisoning our democratic system'
Former President Donald Trump sent out a statement Monday morning trying to co-opt the term the 'big lie,' which has been used to describe his election falsehoods
On Monday, however, Trump tried to push that the big lie is 'The Fraudulent President Election of 2020,' instead of it referring to the falsehoods he's said about the election being fraudulent
'It's at a boiling point,' one House GOP lawmaker told The Hill newspaper Saturday. 'This isn’t about Liz Cheney wanting to impeach Donald Trump; this isn’t about Donald Trump at all. It’s about Liz Cheney being completely out of sync with the majority of our conference.'
'As we're focused on unifying the Republican conference and our mission to win back the majority, she is focused on the past and proving a point,' the House member continued. 'She is alienating herself from the conference, and I have to imagine if she doesn't resign there will be a new vote in the near future and the result will be lopsided in the opposite direction of what it was before.'
Another GOP lawmaker speculated to The Hill, 'She may go down in a second vote.'
In February, Cheney - the No. 3 Republican in the House - survived a leadership vote 145-61.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The vote was by secret ballot, so Trump and his allies couldn't easily go