Donald Trump Jr.'s Reaction To Liz Cheney's Loss Has Twitter Divided

It's official: Liz Cheney, widely believed to be primed to lose her Congressional seat in Wyoming after voting to impeach former president Donald Trump for his involvement on January 6, was defeated by a large margin by Harriet Hageman (via The New York Times).

Not one to put anything delicately, former first son Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter in the wake of the loss to basically rub it in the former VP's daughter's face that after she publicly criticized his dad, the people of the Cowboy State voted her out of office.

"Bye bye @Liz_Cheney. On the bright side at least you won't have to pretend to be from Wyoming anymore," Don Jr. tweeted alongside a video montage of the GOP leader dancing with joy.

According to the politician's official bio, Cheney was elected to Congress in 2016 to serve the people of Wyoming. But what Trump was referring to in his post is how prior to 2012, her family didn't live in the state (via WyoFile). To be fair, Richard Cheney, her dad, grew up in Wyoming and served as its U.S. Representative for six terms (via Britannica).

Meanwhile, of course Twitter was divided about how the political son, who only this week was the subject of ridicule online for an odd meme he shared about Melania Trump's closet being raided by the FBI, chose to react to the headline-making defeat.

Most Twitter users blasted Donald Trump Jr. for his latest tone deaf tweet

Liz Cheney spoke out about her opposition to Donald Trump in her concession speech. "No House seat, no office in this land is more important than the principles that we are all sworn to protect, and I well understood the potential political consequences of abiding by my duty," she said in part (via Newsweek).

What Twitter would call a dignified career and exit were not celebrated by Donald Trump Jr., whose somewhat crass reaction to Cheney's unseating was not well-received by many on social media, who instead, had a lot to say about his mean tweet.

"It's going to be hilarious when she is named special prosecutor investigating your father's criminal administration," tweeted one such person, while someone else buzzed about a potential presidential run in Cheney's future, a notion she did not count out during an appearance on the Today show Wednesday.

Meanwhile, another Twitter user pointed out the "irony" in reacting to Cheney's loss with a meme of the former POTUS, who also lost. And then there was this tweet, the sentiment of which was echoed by so many others online: " you accept that election result?"

But other Don Jr. followers were on board with his trademark directness, with one noting Cheney's defeat was evidence of "the Trump effect in full force."