United States Sen. Joni Ernst is rushing to defend Congresswoman Liz Cheney, who Ernst said is being “canceled” by the Republican Party. Ernst reportedly told reporters:
“I feel it’s OK to go ahead and express what you feel is right to express and, you know, cancel culture is cancel culture no matter how you look at it. Unfortunately, I think there are those that are trying to silence others in the party.”
Nevermind Ernst never came to the defense of Iowa’s own Congressman, Steve King, when he was misrepresented by the media, Cheney and others within his own party. We’ll chalk that up to Ernst being a product of David Kochel.
King highlighted the hypocrisy on Twitter:
Cheney has been one of Trump’s biggest critics within the GOP and has maintained her anti-Trump sentiment throughout.
Cheney was one of the House Republicans who voted to impeach President Donald J. Trump. Cheney has also constantly dispelled concerns about the 2020 Presidential Election results.
Despite having a more conservative voting record than her main challenger, Elise Stefanik, it appears House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy has the votes to remove Cheney.