April 11, 2021

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) on Sunday said that sex trafficking and other allegations against Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) are "sickening."

Cheney was asked about the Gaetz scandal during an appearance on Face the Nation. Gaetz became one of Cheney's top Republican critics after she voted for the impeachment of former President Donald Trump.

"Are you ready to call for his resignation?" CBS host Margaret Brennan asked Cheney.

"As the mother of daughters, the charges certainly are sickening," Cheney replied. "And as the Speaker noted, there's an ethics investigation underway, there are also criminal investigations underway and I'm not going to comment on it further right now."

"Were you surprised at these allegations?" Brennan wondered.

"I'm not going to comment further," Cheney insisted.

"Well, he is one of your chief critics," Brennan noted. "So I needed to offer you that opportunity as you well know."

"Thank you for the opportunity," Cheney remarked.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. When registering you will also be presented with the option to tie all your old Disqus comments to your new Insticator account. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.