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Liz Cheney: The U.S. is in a dangerous ''no man's land'' because Trump won't admit defeat

Representative Liz Cheney (R-WY) said on CNN's 'The Lead' on Monday that the country is in a dangerous 'no man's land' because Donald Trump won't accept that he lost the 2020 presidential election.

Jake Tapper, a host on CNN, asked about a new book by New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman that said Trump planned to stay in the White House after the election.

Cheney said, "I haven't read her book, but sometimes people say, 'Well, you know, what happened wasn't that big of a deal because if Mike Pence had turned down a list of electors, the Supreme Court would have figured it out. People say this wasn't as dangerous as it really was in a lot of different ways. When you hear something like that, I think you have to realize that we were in a place where no one was in charge and where our country had never been before."

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She also said, "When you think, 'Well, the Supreme Court would have figured it out,' you have to ask yourself, 'Who would have made the court's decisions stick? And if the president won't leave the White House or says he won't leave the White House, then anyone who stands by and says someone else will take care of it is putting the country in danger. When you were in the same situation as us, it was clear that everyone had to step up and take responsibility. I don't think it's surprising that he said those things. Again, I think it just proves that the danger is real."


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