December 2, 2021

Liz Cheney Tells Fox Information It is ‘Un-American’ and ‘Harmful’ to Name Capitol Riot a ‘False Flag’ Operation

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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) went on Fox Information Sunday and took an obvious swipe at Fox News star Tucker Carlson, claiming that anybody who spreads “false flag” conspiracies concerning the Jan. 6 revolt is “un-American” and “harmful.”

In latest days, Cheney—who’s the vice-chair of the Home Choose Committee on the Jan. 6 assault—has engaged in a heated back-and-forth with Carlson and Fox Information over his Patriot Purge docu-series.

“It seems that Fox Information is giving Tucker Carlson a platform to unfold the identical kind of lies that provoked violence on January 6,” Cheney tweeted on Oct. 28. “As Fox Information is aware of, the election wasn’t stolen and January 6 was not a ‘false flag’ operation.”

Within the deranged three-part series, which is presently airing on Fox Information’ on-line subscription streaming service, Carlson means that the federal authorities orchestrated the Capitol riot to border conservatives. He additional warns there’s a “new battle on terror” focusing on “legacy People,” all while relying on a bevy of conspiracy theorists and provocateurs to bolster his claims.

With Carlson’s “documentary” sparking controversy and as soon as once more prompting calls for Fox to fire its provocative primetime host, Fox Information anchor Chris Wallace requested Cheney on Sunday to handle the rising contingent of conservatives who imagine Jan. 6 was a set-up.

“You realize, there have been at all times divisions and we’ve at all times argued about coverage,” Wallace famous, referencing Capitol Hill. “What strikes me as completely different now however not simply now however lately is that we argue over details. We argue over the reality.”

“Congresswoman Cheney, there’s speak now that January 6 was a false flag operation. That it was a case of liberals within the deep state establishing conservatives and Trump supporters,” he continued. “Is there any fact to that?”

“None in any respect,” Cheney replied, earlier than likening Jan. 6 skeptics to 9/11 truthers. “It’s the identical factor that you just hear individuals saying 9/11 is an inside job. It’s un-American to be spreading these sorts of lies, and they’re lies.”

Saying that each Democrats and Republicans have an “obligation” to “perceive each single piece of the details about what occurred that day,” the Wyoming Republican then stated it was crucial to carry “accountable” people who have been concerned within the revolt.

“To name it a false flag utility and unfold these lies is harmful,” she concluded.

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