Former No. 3 Home Republican Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) recirculated Rep. Elise Stefanik’s (R-N.Y.) assertion on the Jan. 6 Capitol assault after the present Home GOP Convention Chair reportedly deleted it off her web site.
On Tuesday, Cheney shared on X, previously referred to as Twitter, a hyperlink to Stefanik’s now-deleted assertion about Jan. 6.
After sharing Stefanik’s assertion, it was deleted from the New York congresswoman’s web page, which now solely shows the “ERROR” message.
On Saturday morning, Cheney posted on X that she was knowledgeable that Stefanik deleted her assertion about Jan. 6 the place she known as for the Jan. 6 perpetrators to be prosecuted “to the fullest extent of the legislation.” Cheney additionally shared the screenshot of Stefanik’s assertion.
In her assertion on the Capitol riot, Stefanik characterised the violence as “anti-American” and known as it a “tragic.”
“That is actually a tragic day for America,” Stefanik mentioned within the assertion on Jan. 6, 2021. “I totally condemn the harmful violence and destruction that occurred right now at america Capitol. People have a Constitutional proper to protest and freedom of speech, however violence in any type is totally unacceptable and anti-American. The perpetrators of this un-American violence and destruction should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the legislation.”
Stefanik has since modified the way in which she describes those that stormed the Capitol.
Throughout an look on NBC’s “Meet the Press” in early January, she said she had “issues in regards to the therapy of Jan. 6 hostages.”
Cheney, who was one of many lawmakers main the probe into investigating the Capitol assault, lately known as Stefanik a “complete crackpot.” The previous Wyoming congresswoman has been a staunch critic of former President Trump and allies who promoted false claims in regards to the 2020 election that President Biden gained.
She has additionally known as Stefanik’s labeling of Jan. 6 rioters a “shame” and “outrageous.”
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