Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneySunday shows preview: Shutdown negotiations continue after White House immigration proposal NY Times prints special section featuring women of the 116th Congress Dem leaders avert censure vote against Steve King MORE (R-Wyo.) is firing back at Christian Bale after the actor said during a Golden Globes acceptance speech that Satan inspired him when he played her father, Dick Cheney.

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While accepting an award in the “Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy” category late Sunday, the “Vice” star said to laughs from the crowd, “Thank you to Satan for giving me inspiration on how to play this role.”

A chuckling Bale also blasted Dick Cheney and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSunday shows preview: Shutdown negotiations continue after White House immigration proposal Senate to take up Trump's border-immigration plan next week Trump pitches new plan to reopen government amid Dem pushback MORE (R-Ky.) as “charisma-free assholes” during his fiery remarks.

After the awards ceremony, Liz Cheney, 52, hit back at the actor in a tweet:

Liz Cheney included a link to a 2008 news report that Bale was questioned by police in Britain about an alleged assault against his mother and sister.

Bale denied any assault allegations at the time and British authorities did not pursue charges against the "Dark Knight" star, citing “insufficient evidence.”