Harriet Hageman, a GOP key candidate who approved the dismissal of Congressman Liz Cheney by former President Trump, won a straw vote held by the Wyoming Republican Central Committee on Saturday. Casper Star Tribune..
Important reason: According to Star Tribune, Hageman got 59 votes, while Chainy got only 6 votes. Voting takes place eight months before the Republican contest. Although unrelated to the primary, Chainy still shows that he is facing a backlash from within his party.
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Chaney faced Widespread criticism from the Republicans After voting to impeach Trump, she was eventually removed from her leadership position in the house.
Only 71 of the 74 members of the committee voted for the vote, three of whom were Hageman’s family, Star-Tribune said.
What they are saying: “I think this is a good sign, according to Star Tribune, “Hagemann said of the vote.
“There will be a lot of polls in the next eight months, all of which will show different things,” Hageman said.
Opposite side: “The only important elections are in August and November,” said Jeremy Adler, a spokesman for Chainy.
Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to clarify that 71 members of the Commission have voted for the vote and to include comments from Cheney’s spokesperson.
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