Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyRep. Cheney: Socialism 'driving the agenda of the Democratic Party' Dem lawmaker offers tool for 'filling in the blanks' of Green New Deal Judd Gregg: In praise of Mike Enzi 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 McConnellThe Mueller report is a deterrent to government service Senate Republicans tested on Trump support after Mueller Anti-smoking advocates question industry motives for backing higher purchasing age 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.”