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What is Liz Cheney’s Wyoming?

By Monica Chen If someone only knew about Wyoming from paying attention to Liz Cheney, they might think it was a cozy, domestic kind of place. A state that likes to hold a lot of meetings in rooms with pin-cushioned couches. A state that holds a lot of conferences in comfy banquet halls. And a place where people really like Zoom meetings. They also might think people in Wyoming are frothing at the mouth angry about what happened on Jan. 6 and desperately want their Congressional representative, the Republican Cheney, to take action. But Cheney was ousted from the Wyoming Republican party in November for her role on the committee and also because she was a no-show at county party meetings. In response, as CBS News reported, Cheney’s office turned up its nose: “She is bound by her oath to the Constitution,” a spokesman said. “Sadly, a portion of the Wyoming GOP leadership has abandoned that fundamental principle, and instead allowed themselves to be held hostage to the lies of a dangerous and irrational man.” …