Jan. 6 probe roils Cheney race in Wyoming

As the special House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, riot on the Capitol escalates its inquiry, its actions are reverberating in Rep. Liz Cheney’s (R-Wyo.) knife fight of a House primary more than 1,500 miles away.

Cheney, the panel’s vice chair who broke with her party to help lead the committee, is fighting for her political life as Republicans in Wyoming and Washington seethe over her criticism of former President Trump and other Republicans about the insurrection.