Cheney: Bill Barr ‘wrong’ to suggest voting for Biden is ‘national suicide’

Former Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that former Attorney General Bill Barr was “wrong” to suggest that voting for President Biden would be tantamount to “national suicide.” Stated.

“I know, but he’s completely wrong,” Cheney said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “Now, I’m not supporting anyone in this presidential election and I’ll never support Donald Trump. And we know what Donald Trump will do, because he Because they tell us this every day, and anyone who’s spent time overseas, anyone who has spent time studying the history of authoritarian countries and dictators, knows that we know Donald Trump’s Because I know I have to listen.”

CNN’s Jake Tapper asked Cheney about Barr’s recent comments last week that “voting for Trump is like playing Russian roulette with the country.” Voting for Biden is complete national suicide. ” Cheney denied the remark and insisted he does not support Trump.

“So electing Donald Trump over Russian Roulette means putting someone in power who is dedicated to unraveling our nation’s constitutional framework. So Bill Barr… You’re wrong about that,” she added.

Mr. Tapper also asked Mr. Cheney if she had not yet decided whether to run for the White House. He also declined to say whether he would support Biden if the November election were a rematch of the 2020 election.

“I haven’t made any decisions about that yet, but I’m going to do whatever it takes to defeat Donald Trump,” she said.

“I’m not going to make any announcements or endorsements this morning. But the most important thing is to defeat Donald Trump, and I’m going to do whatever it takes to do that,” she added.

Cheney has previously left the door open to the possibility of a third-party bid for president, but has not yet made a formal decision on that. She has been particularly critical of her former president since her losing bid for re-election after leading the House Select Committee on the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.

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