Trump is pushing Wyoming lawmakers to end crossover voting to block Liz Cheney

Former President Donald Trump may be out of office but his attacks on Republican lawmakers who pushed back against his agenda are unrelenting.

According to Business Insider, the former embattled president is backing a proposed piece of legislation introduced by Wyoming state Sen. Bo Biteman (R). The bill titled, “would prevent Democrats, Republicans, and independents from switching their party affiliation on the day of the primary election to vote in another party’s primary.”

On Thursday, February 18, Trump praised the piece of legislation by way of his spokesperson, Liz Harrington. In his statement, which was made public on Twitter, Trump also expressed concern about the importance of the bill as he aims to end crossover voting.

“This critically important bill ensures that the voters in each party will separately choose their nominees for the General Election, which is how it should be!” the former president said in his statement, adding, “It makes total sense that only Democrats vote in the Democrat primary and only Republicans vote in the Republican primary. This bill has my Complete and Total Endorsement and Support.”

“The Governor has had many conversations about this issue, including with President Trump and David McIntosh, however characterizing that as ‘pressure’ would be incorrect,” he said. “Governor Gordon is going to do what’s best for Wyoming and he respects the legislative process.”

The latest bill comes amid scrutiny toward the Republican lawmaker. Per Business Insider, The Times reported Per Business Insider: The Times reported that: “only 31% of Wyoming Republicans had a favorable opinion of Cheney in a recent private poll, compared to 60% who viewed her unfavorably.

“The congresswoman has deep roots in the state, as her widespread name recognition is inextricably linked to that of her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney.”

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