Rep. Reschenthaler, Says ‘Never Trump’ Movement ‘Off Base’ With Voters

Appearing on Newsmax’s “The Chris Salcedo Show” on Friday, Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) argued that Republicans who oppose former President Donald Trump are making their decisions based on “personality, not about policy.”

Responding to a recent attack ad by former Vice President Dick Cheney in support of his daughter, RINO Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY), Reschenthaler pointed out that Trump is extremely popular in Wyoming — which is something that is backfiring heavily on Cheney, who has positioned herself as a staunch ‘Never Trump Republican.’

“Remember, Trump won Wyoming overwhelmingly. His favorability in Wyoming is very high. So if the Cheneys are trying to make this election a referendum on Trump, they’re going to be sorely disappointed in the results,” the Pennsylvania Republican said.

Cheney is facing a Trump-backed Republican challenger, former Republican National Committee member Harriet Hageman, in her upcoming August 16 primary. According to a recent WPA Intelligence survey, the pro-Trump challenger is decimating Cheney in the polls, leading the incumbent congresswoman by a 28-point margin, 59% to 31%.

Reschenthaler went on to predict that Cheney, who has recently allied herself with the Democrats in Congress on a variety of issues including the House January 6 Select Committee, will lose her primary election — while also calling her out for her hyperbolic claims that the former president is the “greatest threat to democracy.”

“I think that Liz Cheney will ultimately lose in Wyoming,” the Pennsylvania congressman said. “But additionally, this talk saying that ‘President Trump is the greatest threat to democracy’ — if we look back, we had the Brits in the War of 1812 literally burning our Capitol building to the ground… I could rattle off a litany of threats that are more dangerous than one single man.”

“To compare him to some kind of danger is totally misleading,” Reschenthaler added.

In the same interview, the GOP congressman also asserted that President Joe Biden’s failed leadership has caused the United States to not be taken seriously on the world stage.

“With Biden and [Secretary of State Antony] Blinken, the woke left kowtowing to communist China, showing acquiescence in the land war in Europe and then the disastrous withdrawal and surrender in Afghanistan, we’re not taken seriously,” Reschenthaler said.

“We’re not speaking softly and carrying a big stick anymore, we’re speaking loudly with nonsense from Biden and carrying no stick at all,” the congressman added.