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Lawmakers, pundits react to Liz Cheney's loss in Wyoming: 'Girl, BYE'

Added 08-17-22 12:11:02am EST - “Multiple lawmakers and pundits took to social media Tuesday night to celebrate Rep. Liz Cheney's election loss in Wyoming to Trump-backed Harriet Hageman” - Foxnews.com

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Several Republican lawmakers and conservative pundits took to social media Tuesday night to share their thoughts after Rep. Liz Cheney — one of 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump — lost her primary election in Wyoming.

Cheney, who currently serves as vice-chair of the House's Jan. 6 committee investigating the Capitol protests, lost the Wyoming primary election to Republican Harriet Hageman, a Trump-backed primary challenger.

The conservative lawmaker and defense hawk immediately came under verbal attack from Trump and his allies, and in May of last year, she was ousted from her number-three House GOP leadership position.

Shortly after it became apparent that Cheney would suffer defeat — she was losing by more than 30 percentage points when she delivered a concession speech — several pundits and Congressional Republicans took to Twitter to celebrate the news and congratulate Hageman.

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