"History is watching," Cheney wrote. "Our children are watching. We must be brave enough to defend the basic principles that underpin and protect our freedom and our democratic process. I am committed to doing that, no matter what the short-term political consequences might be."
Elise Stefanik, a Republican in New York's 21st district, is reportedly eyeing to replace Wyoming representative Liz Cheney as House Republican Conference chair due to Cheney breaking with Republicans on former president Donald Trump.