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‘Indefensible’: Liz Cheney criticizes Glenn Youngkin, other GOP officials campaigning for pro-Trump election deniers

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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is criticizing Republicans who have hit the campaign trail for GOP election deniers, calling it “indefensible” to boost candidates who have promoted former president Donald Trump’s baseless allegations that the 2020 presidential election was stolen.

Cheney, who for nearly two years has sounded the alarm on Trump’s false statements and their deleterious effects on both the Republican Party and American democracy, specifically called out Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R), who last week traveled to Arizona to hold a rally with GOP gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, a prominent election denier.

Several other Republicans who previously tried to distance themselves from Trump’s “big lie” — including former vice president Mike Pence and former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley — have also recently campaigned with pro-Trump…

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