Liz Cheney Threatens “Criminal Penalties” Against President Trump

TRUMPCHENEY

While making a statement before the January 6th committee, RINO Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney made a direct threat against former President Donald Trump.

The threat came as Cheney was addressing the committee, asserting that Trump will be met with “criminal penalties” if he lies.

“President Trump continues to make the same false claims about a stolen election, with which he has misled millions of Americans. These are the same claims he knows provoked violence in the past. He has recently suggested that he wants to debate members of this committee,” Cheney said.

“This committee’s investigation into the violent assault on our Capitol on Jan. 6 is not a game. When this committee convenes hearings, witnesses will be called to testify under oath,” she continued. “Any communication Mr. Trump has with this committee will be under oath. And if he persists in lying then, he will be accountable under the laws of this great nation and subject to criminal penalties for every false word he speaks.”

WATCH:

Check out what the Washington Examiner reported:

Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney, vice chairwoman of the House select committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, issued a warning to former President Donald Trump amid his posturing that he wanted to debate members of the committee: Lie, and there will be criminal penalties.

Cheney made the comment in a statement before the committee voted to recommend that the House hold former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark in contempt of Congress and refer him for criminal prosecution.

Cheney was ousted from her No. 3 House Republican leadership position largely because of her vocal criticism of the former president in the aftermath of Jan. 6.

She is one of two Republicans to sit on the committee, both of whom were appointed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Republican Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had chosen five Republicans to sit on the committee, but Pelosi vetoed two of his picks, leading McCarthy to pull the rest of them.

What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments below!

This story syndicated with permission from Collin Rugg – Trending Politics

Should USA get involved with Ukraine?*
This poll gives you free access to our premium politics newsletter. Unsubscribe at any time.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.





My Pillow Coupon Code = ILMF
Tap Here and Use It!



Calling All Americans! Patriot Fetch is Conservative Breaking News Headlines every day, all day. Go to PatriotFetch homepage for daily Conservative news or look below for the next hot story!

TAP HERE
AND GO TO THE HOMEPAGE FOR MORE MORE CONSERVATIVE POLITICS NEWS STORIES

Save the PatriotFetch.com homepage for daily Conservative Politics News Stories
You can save it as a bookmark on your computer or save it to your start screen on your mobile device.

Hey Patriots! Add us to your homescreen for free!

Install
×