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Why Is Matt Gaetz Campaigning against Liz Cheney in Wyoming?

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R., Fla.) speaks with the media in Washington, D.C., February 2, 2018. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters)

What is Matt Gaetz doing?

In case you missed it — and let’s remember, the Florida representative’s entire modus operandi is designed to ensure otherwise, thus I am somewhat loath to give him what he wants — Gaetz has flown to Wyoming to campaign against Liz Cheney. Cheney is the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives, and was one of ten Republican members to vote in favor of impeaching former president Donald Trump for his role in the January 6 chaos on Capitol Hill.

It’s worth conceding at the outset that one can consider that this is a complicated question


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