Vice chair of the House Select Committee investigating January 6 attacks on the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Liz Cheney said that there is "absolutely" a "cult of personality surrounding Donald Trump in the Republican Party in an interview with Robert Costa. The interview will air June 5 on CBS, and be streamed live on Paramount+.
Cheney, a Wyoming Republican talks about the GOP and the relationship between Kevin McCarthy, House Minority Leader, and former President Donald Trump. He also discusses the upcoming hearings regarding the attack on January 6.
Here's a sample:
REP. LIZ CHENEY (Rep.): "We have too much people in the Republican Party now who aren't taking their responsibilities seriously and who have pledged allegiance to Donald Trump. It is fundamentally antithetical and against everything conservatives believe to accept a personality cult. Yet, many people in my party do this today.
ROBERT COSTA: ROBERT COSTA: Is the Republican Party a personality-cult?
CHENEY: "I believe that large portions of it have definitely become that."
COSTA: "A cult?"
CHENEY: "Yeah. CHENEY: "Yeah.
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