Army veteran Denton Knapp announces bid to challenge Rep. Liz Cheney for Wyoming House seat
He will face-off against multiple other Republicans who will also be competing in the primary contest.
The Facts Inside Our Reporter’s Notebook
Army veteran Denton Knapp has announced a bid for Wyoming's one and only House seat, meaning that sitting Rep. Liz Cheney will face yet another challenger in the GOP primary.
Knapp, who graduated from Campbell County High School in Gillette, Wyoming, lives in California but is returning to the state, according to the Gillette News Record. He will face-off against multiple other Republicans who will also be competing in the contest.
Cheney, the House Republican Conference chairwoman, has been a vocal critic of former President Trump's claim that the 2020 election was tainted by fraud. She was also one of 10 House Republicans to vote in favor of impeaching Trump in the wake of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.
The conference is scheduled to hold a vote Wednesday that is expected to result in Cheney losing her post.
Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy each have backed New York Rep. Elise Stefanik to fill the role.
News, Not Noise
- Georgia investigator's notes reveal 'massive' election integrity problems in Atlanta
- Georgia audit documents expose significant election failures in state's largest county
- Over 7,000 affidavits delivered to Michigan lawmakers claim election fraud
- GOP lawmakers to Biden: 'We write to you today to express concern with your current cognitive state'
- Pelosi says GOP wants people 'in cars, on the road, using gas,' Dems want more mass transit