Rep. Liz Cheney calls Trump’s calls to overturn the election as ‘politically convenient’

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney on Wednesday denounced President Donald Trump’s effort to get Congress to overturn the results of his election loss — even as he escalated his demands for action from GOP lawmakers. The Wyoming Republican in the House of Representatives called the evidence-free effort to reject the results from some states Trump lost “politically convenient.” “Congress has no authority to overturn elections by objecting to electors. Doing so steals power from the states & violates the Constitution,” Cheney, the No. 3 Republican in the chamber, tweeted. Cheney joined a growing chorus of est…

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