Thursday 18 August 2022 02:46 PM Liz Cheney DID leave a message conceding to Harriet Hageman after her primary ... trends now
Defeated Rep. Liz Cheney's campaign refuted primary winner Harriet Hageman's claim that there was no concession at the end of their contentious race for Wyoming's lone House of Representatives seat.
Hageman claimed during a live Wednesday night interview that Cheney only 'left a very brief two-second' voicemail that did not acknowledge her loss.
But the ousted Donald Trump critic's campaign gave Politico an audio recording purporting to show Cheney leaving a much longer message on her opponent's phone.
The recording appears to begin with a staffer telling Cheney that the Associated Press had declared Hageman the victor.
'Hi Harriet, Liz Cheney calling. It's about 8:13 on Tuesday the 16th. I'm calling to concede the election and to - to congratulate you on the win. Thanks. Bye bye,' the congresswoman can be heard saying.
Shortly after Politico published Cheney's recording, it shared one reportedly from Hageman's campaign that supported the Republican attorney's account.
A 23-second video clip appearing to show Hageman's phone played a message that, though muffled, sounded like the words 'Hi Harriet.'
The blurry video seemed to show Liz Cheney's contact name on Hageman's phone, with the abbreviation for the month of August also briefly visible.
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney lost her primary race to Trump-backed challenger Harriet Hageman on Tuesday night
Just a few hours before the recordings were posted to Twitter in the early hours of Thursday morning, Hageman told Fox News' Sean Hannity, 'There