Dick Cheney Paved the Way for Trump and the Capitol Insurrection [sic]

Source: Common Dreams
by Juan Cole

“Former Vice President Dick Cheney accompanied his daughter, Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), to the Capitol on Thursday to join the moment of silence in commemoration of the Jan. 6 insurrection. They were the only Republicans to attend. The elder Cheney was quoted as saying of the Republican House leadership, ‘It’s not leadership that resembles any of the folks I knew when I was here for 10 years.’ He released a statement saying, ‘I am deeply disappointed at the failure of many members of my party to recognize the grave nature of the January 6 attacks and the ongoing threat to our nation.’ The Big Lie in 2002 was that Iraq was ‘fairly close’ to having a nuclear weapon. The author of that Big Lie? Dick Cheney.” (01/08/22)