Paul Ryan to Host Fundraiser for Liz Cheney

Former GOP House speaker Paul Ryan will host a fundraising event for Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY), who is facing backlash over her criticism of former President Trump in the wake of the Capitol riot and her vote to impeach him.

Ryan will host the virtual fundraising event for Cheney, a Wyoming Republican, at 11a.m. on March 25. Donors have been asked to contribute $5,800 to co-host and $2,900 to attend, according to the invite obtained by Politico.

Since her vote to impeach Trump during his second impeachment trial last month, Cheney is now facing two Republican primary challengers, Wyoming State Representative Chuck Gray and State Senator Anthony Bouchard. Cheney is up for reelection in 2022.

“It’s time for a leader who actually listens to the hard-working people of Wyoming, and not to the D.C. elitists,” Gray wrote in a Thursday tweet.

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