“Right now I’m very committed to making our party back to being a party that stands for the truth and stands for fundamentals that are conservative and mostly uphold the constitution, and I won’t let a former president or anyone else else unravel. democracy, ”she told NBC Savannah Guthrie.
“For reasons that I don’t understand, the leaders of my party hugged the president who launched this attack,” Cheney said. “I think you’ve watched over the last few months the former president become more aggressive, more vocal, pushing lies. “
She added, “It’s not about looking back, it’s about the potential current damage in real time that he’s doing, that he continues to do. It is a permanent threat, silence is not an option. “
Cheney to say that Kevin McCarthy, the leader of the Republican minority in the House, “is not leading in principle right now”, calling her actions to push her out of her “sad and dangerous” No. 3 position.