CNN carried Cheney’s six-minute speech live, and MSNBC’s Chris Hayes later did a segment on it.
“Today we face a threat America has never seen before: a former president who provoked a violent attack on this Capitol in an effort to steal the election has resumed his aggressive effort to convince Americans that the election was stolen from him,” Cheney said on the floor. “He risks inciting further violence.”
She added: “Millions of Americans have been misled by the former president. They have heard only his words but not the truth.”
Cheney’s pending ouster as House Republican Conference chair is expected in a House