Liz Cheney will not run for a seat in the US Senate from Wyoming

Cheney said in a statement Thursday that he planned to run for re-election in order to detain the president of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, and the “socialist democrats,” who “threaten our freedom and our Wyoming values ​​every day.” .

“I think I can have the greatest impact for the people of Wyoming if I remain in the leadership of the House of Representatives and work to recover our Republican majority,” said Cheney, who serves as president of the Republican Conference of the House, the number 3 of the ranking. Republican leadership member.

The news of Cheney’s decision was reported for the first time by the Casper Star-Tribune.
Cheney’s absence is a blessing to the campaign of former United States representative Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, who has announced her candidacy for the Senate to replace Republican Senator Mike Enzi.

But other Republican Senate candidates could still enter the race, including the main Republican donor Foster Friess.

This story has been updated with additional developments on Thursday.

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