Republicans Oust Liz Cheney for Rejecting Trump’s Big Lie: A Closer Look

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Published on May 12, 2021

Seth takes a closer look at House Republicans voting to remove Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney from her leadership position for not showing sufficient loyalty to former President Trump.

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116 comments

  • Zealotes the Aussie 2 years ago

    Youse not from Philly have a real attitood about Philly and our favourite food Heeohgies.

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  • Fred A 2 years ago

    They moved on from every Republican before trump, but he’s not letting them go. It’s like an abusive relationship.

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  • Mike Hofer 2 years ago

    #PSYCH

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  • Maria G. 2 years ago

    I would laugh so much harder at these R antics if they weren’t trying to, and so far succeeding at, destroying the entire democracy in the process.

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  • Alumac 2 years ago

    Si-eek!

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  • William McGilberry 2 years ago

    CORRECTIONS: “January.. SEX.. insurrection”

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  • Katelynn Crockett 2 years ago

    530-534 “January Sex” blink “insurrection..: lol!

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  • Mk L 2 years ago

    Why does anyone care about this Cheney stuff. Does it really make one single difference in the world?? This country is insane, people are increasing becoming more and more aggressive, the government is a complete mess, and nobody has any backbone or accountability. Welcome to the new world as we know it.

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  • Xaviotes Harris 2 years ago

    Why was there a debate about how to spell “psych”?

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  • you are soul 2 years ago

    Lindsey Graham “I’ve always like Liz Cheney”, didn’t he say that about Biden. Didn’t he also say how much he hated Trump without mincing his words. With friends like Lindsey Graham you don’t need enemas.

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  • J E 2 years ago

    “…Appears to be on the side” – note, Lindsey didn’t say Trump is on the side of working men and women. He just “Appears to be”

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  • Samsquantch 2 years ago

    KULR8!!!!

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  • Mary Kestell 2 years ago

    Biggest mistake ever!!!😳🤡💩🙊🤢🤢

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  • Krissthen Trujillo 2 years ago

    they turned her over to the thought police

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  • Jose Angel Rivera C 2 years ago

    Republicans are going cuckoo cuz they lost, I think they finally snap.

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  • Alex Kellen 2 years ago

    This is what mobs do, eat each other.

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  • Kimberley Hosmer 2 years ago

    Notice that he didn’t say he was ACTUALLY on the side of working people, just that he APPEARS TO BE!
    That’s Lindsey speak for Trump knows something I would rather he not tell.

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  • Jovannah Ramsden 2 years ago

    I’m a leftie but we should’ve given Liz SOME credit. What she did contextually was incredibly brave (sticking with the truth against an entire party that was sticking with the Big Lie). You can NOT agree with someone’s politics and still give a head nod of respect when they do something awesome✌️

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  • Yaser Velasquez 2 years ago

    Sike!!!

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  • rich melillo 2 years ago

    LINDSY “OIL” what a slime ball!!

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  • Tracey Holt 2 years ago

    Psych
    Often believed, by those who don’t understand the term’s origin, to be spelt (or spelled, for the American audience) ‘sike’.

    Deriving from the word psychology, psych is a term used to indicate that whatever the person speaking just said was done so purely to mess with the listener’s mind, to ‘psych’ them out, if you will.
    “I hate you… PSYCH! you’re awesome!”

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  • Flame Beats 2 years ago

    Liz doesn’t think Obama defended America? He defended America so much he blew up a bunch of innocent people trying to get a single guy. She should applaud him. Just to clarify, overall I think the was a pretty decent president aside from the bad stuff.

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  • nothinlikeadane 2 years ago

    CORRECTIONS: Should have been written as “Sike!”

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  • Jacco Bastings 2 years ago

    Thats a good new episode of The Purge, Liz Cheney and the Big Lie. THE REPUBLICAN PURGE.

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  • Alex .S 2 years ago

    Imagen defending and portraying pro-war scumbags like Cheney a hero. She’s the same person that defended the birther conspiracy theory and actively worked to keep American troops in Syria.

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  • Luis David 2 years ago

    January Sex? 3:50

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  • TraversEarth 2 years ago

    Bus pervert lol

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  • Jacco Bastings 2 years ago

    What republicans don’t seem to get is that the opposite is growing even bigger than the minority Republicans. As long as the truth is out there Republicans will keep loosing.

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  • extendoduck 2 years ago

    Graham chose his words about Trump realllllly carefully. “We’ve been growing… because Trump *appears to be* on the side of working people”

    Not is. Appears to be.

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  • Jorge Luna 2 years ago

    Key word. Lindsey graham said he “appears” to be on the side of the working people sounds like a guy who’s not with the working people. Idk call me crazy but i call bullshit.

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  • James White 2 years ago

    That was interesting phrasing as to say he appears to be on the side, he’s no but he appears to be

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  • Christopher Platter 2 years ago

    That story gets me. Re-listen to Lindsey Grahams words. He said that minorities & working men ( blue collar I guess meant) Believe that Trump seems to be on their side. “Seems to” a little ominous don’t you think.

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  • Charlie Sinclair 2 years ago

    Sighk. 😀

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  • leprechaunluck24 2 years ago

    Do the right thing! Do Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson goddamnit! JUST! DO IT! Says Sheia Lebouf. Or whatever

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  • Patch the-first 2 years ago

    Liz has nice hair..I imagine the nice stops after that but still ….

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  • wackOslimO 2 years ago

    Lol 😆 I spell it “sike”

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  • Bob Page 2 years ago

    Apparently the Repubs don’t want to hear any one else’s opinion. Not like its a democracy or anythjing

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  • Caty Bee 2 years ago

    I’m just waiting for them to vote to change the party name to Trumpublican. I mean if it’s the party of Trump, they may as well make it official.

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  • Chiwantstea O 2 years ago

    How debased must the GOP be, that Trump is the hill they want to die on?

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  • D.A. Robin 2 years ago

    The return of Graham and his Mee-Maw!!! 😆🤣🤣

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  • Verdova Bishop 2 years ago

    I’ve already provided my comment about trump’s corporation with the Russians when invited Vladimir Putin into the oval office. my question is what should his punishment be now that he’s just an ordinary citizen? and a traitor too? I seem to remember a hanging rope for Mr. Mike Pence because trump didn’t do what Mr. Pence wanted him to do?

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  • Cynthia Estrada 2 years ago

    Didn’t like her father either.

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  • Michael Biggins 2 years ago

    Look on the bright side, folks: the ENEMY (of democracy ) have SHOWN THEMSELVES! We know WHO they are! We know who NOT to vote for and WHY!

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  • Divine Diva 2 years ago

    Missed out on the sex insurrection, but love the Lindsey and Guliani impressions. MORE Vince Vaughn please and thank you!

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  • B K 2 years ago

    Seth is really cringe

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  • Chris MacLachlan 2 years ago

    No “p” in “sych!”

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  • blove778 2 years ago

    It’s “ Sike”

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  • TheGreatAtario 2 years ago

    Whichever of your writers argued for any other spelling of “psych” should have his or her degrees, if any, revoked

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  • Castor Denston 2 years ago

    Thanks for pointing out Cheney’s hypocrisy.

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  • Verdova Bishop 2 years ago

    I’m just an ordinary Republican party voter who voted for president Biden & vice president Kamala Harris

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  • Staetik 2 years ago

    Seth using the same brand tanning lotion as Trump lol

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  • Holly West 2 years ago

    Please do more bits as Lindsey Graham and his memaw. Or release a compilation of just those jokes that I can watch on a loop. It’s comedic genius!

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  • Carmen Rose 2 years ago

    Of course they did

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  • RockDinosaur 2 years ago

    It’s a pretty sad thing when your party believes that your best (only) way forward is behind a malignant narcissist who has done nothing but lose for you over the last year. Trumpism is the ugliest version of conservatism – the lazy, lying, vile, petty, grievance-filled, empty policy version.

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  • Carmen Rose 2 years ago

    Seth is too hot, looking great

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  • Steve Lewis 2 years ago

    Your fired by Trump and he’s not even on office.

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  • Edward Shaw 2 years ago

    No you missed it, Lindsey just outright said it too – the reason the R party is growing under President Trump “because he APPEARS to be on the side of working men and women”. Exactly.

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  • Anna Pilgrim2006 2 years ago

    Thanks Seth for putting Liz Cheney in perspective. If she is so strong about the truth she should have voted to indict 45 at the impeachment trial.

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  • S Miller 2 years ago

    1:35 GOP Hypocrisy but also white culture with a side of privilege

    US is trying to get better. One step forward, two steps back.
    GOP just wants to go back!

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  • Cisko Shuggs 2 years ago

    Republicans used to be the party of freedom and the American dream, now they are the party of Trump and Putin.

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  • Suzette Figgs 2 years ago

    Cheney has a book coming soon.

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  • Leah Mann 2 years ago

    Buddy, it’s “sike!”

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  • David Strobel 2 years ago

    At 9:05, Graham is unusually frank and honest when he says, “the reason our party is growing… Trump APPEARS to be on the side of people working really hard.” (my emphasis.) Cheeto Hitler isn’t really on the side of anyone but himself. God knows why conservatives want to embrace that sorry excuse for a human.

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  • Solomon Ogunbitan 2 years ago

    She’s not a Republican, she tried to rehabilitate her family image because her father former V. P in Bush’s administration pus hed Bush into IRAQ WAR so that HALIBRTON Corp. can make huge profit from the war and then they sacrificed American soldiers. She’s like David FRUM, they are trying to use Republicans to make themselves look good to the media so that the FAKENEWS LIBERALMEDIA COMMUNISTS will not talk bad about these TRAITORS to the Republican party. She is helping Corrupt DEMOCRATS ( DEMON RATS ) to MABA ( Make America BANKRUPT Again ) America. We the people LOVE our TRUMP, as a black guy l think liberal’s MASS IMMIGRATIONS will create A ONE PARTY STATE for AMERICA, don’t drink from liberal’s kool-AID. God bless America and condem this Lincoln project as this traitors called themselves

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  • Derek Durham 2 years ago

    Thank God for Lindsey and meemaw

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  • G S 2 years ago

    So she defended him when he was impeached and they still threw her under the bus – they’re eating their own 👍🏼👍🏼

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  • Lc05 2 years ago

    I find it interesting that the party of “small government” is the one backing a wannabe dictator.

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  • mocki 2 years ago

    There’ll be 2 Right-wing Parties soon…

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  • Victoria Joyce 2 years ago

    Sike!!

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  • Jean-Sébastien Trudel 2 years ago

    GOP in 2009 : Obama’s not defending our country.
    GOP in 2021 : Obama destroyed lives everywhere in the world while Trump didn’t.

    Oh consistency, thou art seldom seem in thine GOP’s thought process.

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  • Malivoo 2 years ago

    Omg she’s unrecognisable 12 years later lol

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  • Rob Wastman 2 years ago

    The election was a fraud. We all saw it. Don’t let them pour a concrete cap over the top of the evidence to hide this Chernobyl of an election.

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  • R Cote 2 years ago

    So let’s see what a woman scorned can do. Best thing she could possibly do is vote blue on every bill that comes from the dems. That would be hilarious.

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  • WIZKER Exfoliating Brush Razor Bumps Ingrown Hair 2 years ago

    “SIKE”

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  • Paula Hildebrandt 2 years ago

    Wyoming is one of the most beautiful places in the US. The republicans’ behavior is deplorable.

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  • Nancy Spicoli 2 years ago

    “The meetings are working”…. LMFAO, and so going to borrow that thank you SETH! xoxo

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  • Nate Bryant 2 years ago

    It’s sike

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  • Ryan Shannon 2 years ago

    Can’t find your corrections:
    Sike!
    Most definitely not “psych!” Is that a shameless plug for a television series?

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  • Deimos Phobos 2 years ago

    So the party why said that they don’t believe the ballot count totals did a non counting verbal vote to change leadership of the party… this does actually track

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  • Rick Saunders 2 years ago

    Hey you hate republicans
    Why do you care
    You hated her daddy
    Why do you care she was ousted
    You Seth are still an idiot

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  • J G 2 years ago

    …sike…?

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  • Loco Brodie 2 years ago

    Trump is the Antichrist

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  • Jeremy Wynia 2 years ago

    Selfishly, I want Mitt to get a bigger role so we get more Mitt impersonations

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  • axeltank06 2 years ago

    Excuse my ignorance if I’m wrong, but didn’t the Gestapo punish those who they saw as threats to their party? In the eyes of the not so grand old party, has Liz Cheney become an enemy of their state for disagreeing with the make-believe stolen election fairy tales ?

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  • James Fraley 2 years ago

    Lindsey Graham said something very telling that Seth missed – that Trump “appears” to be on the side of the working class. He knows Trump doesn’t care about them, but he is still willing to bet the farm on this base of the lunatic fringe and the far Christian right. I hate that the film Idiocracy was prophetic, and that such a large percentage of the population are taking such monumental steps backwards in their distrust of science, government, and the rise in racist rhetoric.

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  • Mike Vizioz 2 years ago

    No sympathy for Cheney. Sure, she is doing the right thing now (in regard to her stance on Trump at least)….but she should have protested Trump’s actions about four years earlier.

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  • Uncommon Sense 2 years ago

    Look how vacuous the American left is – Cheney is everything the left hates: pro-life, pro-war, establishment, neoconservative, basically she’s a carbon copy of her father. She also supported almost every Trump initiative, BTW. But because she voted for impeachment after Jan 6th, suddenly now she’s a hero?!? Democrats have no principles any more, only “who do we hate today” and you’re either with them or against them in their hate campaigns. Sure, she got one thing right. One thing. The rest of her record is still awful!

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  • bullanguero82 2 years ago

    Chile mention!! We’re the best.

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  • AbsentWithoutLeaving 2 years ago

    Hey, Senator Graham, maybe those folks in your party stepping back from Trump are the true patriots, refusing to stand behind a man who incited an insurrection based on lies as a future leader of their party and their country. And you sir, are a traitor.

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  • moi meself 2 years ago

    Dump *appears to be* on the side of people working really hard.

    L Graham, 2021

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  • Arosukir6 2 years ago

    Should’ve been spelled “Sike!” Obviously reasonable to think it would be “psych” or “psyche” as in “psyching someone out,” because that’s likely where it comes from. But, colloquially, I’m gonna claim that when used by itself to trick someone, you’ve gotta go with “Sike.”

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  • Kevin Street 2 years ago

    Admitting the Republican Party has no future without Donald Trump is an extraordinary statement for Lindsey Graham to make. In an ordinary world this would be interpreted as a stinging criticism of the party, since the Republicans are supposed to represent the interests of millions of Americans and not just one man – but this isn’t an ordinary world. In this world Republicans can say anything at all and no one questions them, so long as they signify support for their side. Ted Cruz publicly admitted that he took donations from corporations for corrupt reasons, and no one cares. As far as her party is concerned, Liz Cheney’s one error was public criticism of the team.

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  • Kathryn McGee 2 years ago

    It would be awesome if y’all were referred to him as something other than President Trump.

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  • André Mimoun 2 years ago

    Gop : the morons’ party

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  • ċяʏ ѧɞȏȗṭ ıṭ ıṭ'ṡ ɢȏȏԀ ғȏя ʏȏȗ 2 years ago

    yES THANK YOU FOR SPELLING “PSYCH” CORRECTLY!!! It is NOT spelled “sike!” Wtf even is that word??? come on people!!!!

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  • Travis Keena 2 years ago

    These are the death throws of the Repub party, unless the Democrats can get their crap together and do something, we will be screwed. The only thing worse than a two party system is a one party system.

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  • Matthew Currie 2 years ago

    I focused more on Appear to be

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  • Jeremy Gregorio 2 years ago

    Please don’t humanize Romney. He voted with Trump 90% of the time and the remaining 10% was only when he knew Trump would still win.

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  • Nancy Chapman 2 years ago

    It is kind of funny that Cheney lied like crazy to get in office, backed Mitch instead of Americans and is now punished because she finally told the truth and voted for America…GOP doesn’t stand for truth and will not back a truth teller

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  • mary poppins 2 years ago

    He. APPEARS. To be on the side of working people

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  • Fettuc 2 years ago

    I wouldn’t be so sure, Seth. Remember when the mere notion of having Eric’s Dad in the Oval Office was crazy and ludicrous? There are enough people up there that truly believe that having a circus clown as Commander in Chief is a good idea.

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  • Toon Scheur 2 years ago

    Lindsay: “The reason our party is growing with minorities and with working men and women is because President Trump APPEARS to be on the side of people working really hard.” Appears to be? Like Lindsay appears to be livning in the closet? So much to unpack here. The Republican has grown? Who’s fooling who? And people working really hard? As opposed to to regular work that you geniuenly enjoy, or people working just plain hard?

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  • Peter Mcguinness 2 years ago

    Republicans are such ass’

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  • Shannon Mc 2 years ago

    Sike! 😂

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  • Jurgen Teunissen 2 years ago

    The only fraud I did hear of is former president Trump calling Governors to ‘find’ him extra votes, and him calling for an insurrection

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  • Iceman0427 2 years ago

    Wyoming has Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park. Both feature excellent hiking, natural features, and wildlife. I recommend checking them out!

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  • Kristina With a 'K' 2 years ago

    JANUARY SEX INSURRECTION!!!! LOLOLOLOL

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  • Carl Sagan 2 years ago

    I demand Vince Vaughn impressions return, still a great episode though

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  • MrEroshan 2 years ago

    In Wyoming, we call them Dollar Stores, not Bodegas.

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  • Julia Giles 2 years ago

    Sorry Liz; you gave your loyalty to someone who had none to give in return. Too bad, so sad. No sympathy for you here babe.

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  • Pak RT 2 years ago

    GOP: “We cannot grow without the leadership of Donald Trump.”

    Or in F.R.I.E.N.D.S lingo:
    GOP: “How do you expect us to grow, if you don’t let us blow Donald Trump?”

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  • David Wilson 2 years ago

    “January sex”? We’re just gonna let that pass?

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  • Tomahawk Tipton 2 years ago

    Cool. Cool. Ok now Democrats do Manchin.

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  • Kris Harvey 2 years ago

    The Hague? Can you step in now?

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  • Guilded Talleywacker 2 years ago

    If this were North Korea, all these GOP traitors would be long gone, as in executed, with an anti aircraft gun, like Kim’s uncle.

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  • Master Adjuster 2 years ago

    We are much more Brave New World than we are 1984…

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