'What her daddy did is a war crime': Air Force colonel blasts Liz Cheney for claiming Strzok texts 'could be treason'

'What her daddy did is a war crime': Air Force colonel blasts Liz Cheney for claiming Strzok texts 'could be treason'
Liz Cheney image via Screengrab

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney is once again under fire for false and offensive remarks she has made.

Air Force Colonel Morris Davis (ret.), who also served as the Chief Prosecutor of the Guantanamo military commissions, slammed the Congresswoman from Wyoming Sunday night over her false attacks against now-former FBI officials Jim Comey, Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok, and Lisa Page, including  her false claim that their actions could be seen as a "coup" or "treason."

Davis, who served in the U.S Armed Forces from 1983-2007, blasted Cheney – and her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney.

"That’s not treason," Col. Davis said in response, via Twitter, adding that if Rep. Cheney "is really interested in accountability for serious malfeasance what her daddy did is a war crime and a violation of the Convention Against Torture which the U.S. has an obligation to investigate and punish."

Sunday, on ABC News' "This Week," Cheney had said, “I think what is really crucially important to remember here is that you had Strzok and Page, who were in charge of launching this investigation, and they were saying things like, 'We must stop this president. 'We need an insurance policy against this president.' That, in my view, when you have people that are in the highest echelons of the law enforcement of this nation saying things like that, that sounds an awful lot like a coup. And it could well be treason. And I think that we need to know more.”

She added: “We need to know what was Jim Comey’s role in all this? These people reported to him. Andy McCabe reported to him. What was Comey’s role in that?”

Recently, Cheney's remarks was criticized when she falsely claimed House Democrats "enable anti-Semitism." She also drew the ire of GOP leaders when she was one of just 22 Republicans who voted against a resolution denouncing a wide-range of hate and bigotry.


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