Kari Lake Trolls Liz Cheney, Thanks Her For 'In-Kind' Contribution With Pro-Dem Campaign Ad

Kari Lake Trolls Liz Cheney, Thanks Her For 'In-Kind' Contribution With Pro-Dem Campaign Ad

Arizona GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, who is backed by former President Donald Trump, dunked on outgoing Rep. Liz Cheney after the Wyoming Republican dropped an ad urging state residents to vote for Democrats.

In the ad, Cheney says: “I don’t know that I have ever voted for a Democrat, but if I lived in Arizona, I absolutely would. You have a candidate for governor, Kari Lake, you have a candidate for secretary of state, Mark Finchem, both of whom have said that they will only honor the results of an election if they agree with it.

“And if you care about the survival of our Republic, we cannot give people power who will not honor elections. We must have elected officials who honor that responsibility,” Cheney added.

In a killer response, Lake posted a “thank you” letter to Cheney on Twitter, indicating that the pro-Dem add is only going to help the GOP candidate (which it apparently did).

“Dear Liz, Thank you for your generous in-kind contribution to my campaign,” she wrote. “Your recent television ad urging Arizonans not to vote for me is doing just the opposite.

“In fact, my team tells me your commercial should add another 10 points to our lead! I guess that’s why they call the Cheney anti-endorsement the gift that keeps on giving,” she continued. “Thank you again for the huge boost to our campaign.

“Our campaign donations are skyrocketing and our website nearly crashed from traffic as people rushed to learn more about my plan to put Arizona First and join our historic movement,” Lake added.

Earlier this month after Cheney urged voters to chose Democratic gubernatorial candidate Katie Hobbs, the Arizona secretary of state, over Lake during a speech at Arizona State University, Lake’s communications director, Ross Trumble, responded: “Liz Cheney is confused. Auditions for CNN contributors are being held in Washington, not in Arizona. No one here cares what she has to say.”

Cheney continues to suffer political fallout after she began attacking then-President Donald Trump following the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol Building and agreed to serve as co-chair of the House Jan. 6 Committee, which is highly partisan and run by Democrats.

She went on to lose her August primary in a big way to Trump-backed lawyer Harriet Hageman, who has also torched Cheney.

“We’re not a democracy — we’re a republic. Our republic is not in danger because of President Donald J. Trump. … The biggest threat to our republic is the current administration and the corruption of our institutions,” Hageman said during the candidates’ debate ahead of the primary.

“The press and certain people have obsessed over Jan. 6. Over 30,000 miles of campaign travel through Wyoming, the only time that the J6 situation ever comes up is when people talk about how unfair this entire committee is,” Hageman added. “They’re focusing on something that happened 18 months ago. They’re not focusing on the issues that are important to the people in Wyoming.”


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