Former President George W. Bush will attend a fundraiser for Republican Congressman Wimming’s Liz Cheney, who is facing initial challenges due to continued opposition and criticism from former President Donald Trump.
Several media outlets have reported that the fundraising, titled by Bush, is scheduled to take place on October 18 in Dallas, Texas.
Cheney’s congressional race begins with a fight between two Titans – Bush backs Cheney and Trump backs Cheney’s primary opponent, Harriet Hagman.
Scoop: Republican Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) Is expected to raise a fund with President George W. Bush next month.
Signal Cheney is embracing the Bush-world relationship in exile from the Trump-branch of the party.
The event will be held October 18 in Dallas. pic.twitter.com/aDAKyUKmKO
– Olivia Beavers (olvia_beavers) September 22, 2021
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George W. Bush is now helping raise Liz Cheney funds, did not vote for Trump in 2016
Participants include former Bush advisers Carl Rove and Karen Hughes, and former U.S. ambassador to NATO and Texas K. Bailey Hutchison.
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“President Bush is impressed by Liz Cheney’s strength and vision, and she is proud to support him,” Bush spokesman Freddie Ford told CNBC in an email.
Ford added, “It should come as no surprise that Bush has historically helped a few important candidates and friends in each cycle.” But since leaving the White House in 2000, Bush has been silent on electoral politics.
Bush said he did not vote for Trump or Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election.
In 2020, after the attack on the Capitol in January, Bush said the Republican Party had become “separatist, protectionist, and to a certain extent racist.”
Cheney was among ten House Republicans who voted in favor of impeachment of Trump for allegedly inciting the Capitol riots.
When Trump formally backed Cheney’s primary Republican rival, Harriet Hegman, he called Cheney a “traitorous Republican”, “Rino” and “Democrat.”[’] The number one provider of word bites. ”
Cheney responded to a tweet, “Here’s a word bite for you: Bring it.”
Here’s a word bite for you: Bring it. pic.twitter.com/VmET1JUs12
– Lease Cheney (iz lease_cheney) September, 2021
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Bush Trump / Trump attacks Trump supporters on the 11th
The 3,000,000 Americans killed in the recent 20th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks have been compared to former President Bush by comparing the perceived threat of “domestic terrorism” with al-Qaeda.
Commentators on both the left and the right have largely written Bush’s remarks, not just those of Capitol riot protesters, but Trump supporters.
Bush is publicly comparing January 6 to 9/11
They want Trump supporters to be treated like jihadists
Are you still paying attention?pic.twitter.com/ByOi5hEoXt
– Jack Posobiak 🇺🇸 (ack Jack Posobiak) September 11, 2021
In response, President Trump tasked Bush with:
It’s interesting to see former President Bush, who is responsible for taking us to the Middle East’s Quicksand (and then not being able to win), because he gave us the speech that “right-wing” terrorists are a bigger problem abroad than those who hate America … pic.twitter.com/t6vMeZMXSK
– Liz Harrington (alrealLizUSA) September 13, 2021
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