Former Vice President Dick Cheney has slammed former President Donald Trump, calling him a “coward” and calling him a “threat” to the country in a new campaign ad for his daughter, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney.
“Never in our nation’s 246-year history has anyone posed a greater threat to our republic than Donald Trump,” Cheney said in his daughter’s one-minute ad. Twitter Thursday. “He tried to use lies and violence to steal the last election to keep himself in power after voters rejected him.”
“He’s a coward. A real man doesn’t lie to his supporters. He lost the election, and he lost a lot. I know, he knows, and deep down, I think most Republicans know ,” the 46th vice president added.
Cheney, who served under President George W. Bush, continues to praise his daughterin the upcoming Wyoming Republican primary.
Cheney said he and his wife Lynn are proud of their daughter, who he said “stands up for the truth, does the right thing and fulfills her constitutional oath that so many in our party dare not. this way.”
“Leeds are fearless,” he added. “She never backed down from a fight. There’s nothing more important than her leadership of efforts to make sure Donald Trump is no longer near the Oval Office and that she will succeed.”
Three-term congresswoman who voted to impeach Trump, currently serves as vice chairman of Congressinvestigation .
She has been one of Trump’s most vocal critics.in aLast month, she said Trump and other Republicans had falsely claimed the theft of the 2020 election was a “tragedy.”
“If we accept Donald Trump’s lies, if we tell the people of Wyoming something that is not true, we will soon find ourselves without the structure, foundation and framework of our constitutional republic,” Cheney said in her closing remarks Say.