Cheney reportedly told Jim Jordan 'you f------ did this' during Jan. 6 riot

Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyDemocrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe, eyeing new GOP reinforcements GOP's Banks burnishes brand with Pelosi veto Former speed skater launches bid for Stefanik seat MORE (R-Wyo.) told Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanDemocrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe, eyeing new GOP reinforcements S.E. Cupp: 'The politicization of science and health safety has inarguably cost lives' GOP's Banks burnishes brand with Pelosi veto MORE (R-Ohio) that he was responsible for the Capitol riot while the scene was evolving on Jan. 6, according to a new book.

In “I Alone Can Fix It,” Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker write about a phone call between Cheney and Gen. Mark MilleyMark MilleyOvernight Defense: Pentagon chief defends Milley after Trump book criticism | Addresses critical race theory | Top general says Taliban has 'strategic momentum' in war Top general: Taliban has 'strategic momentum' in war Pentagon chief defends Milley after Trump book criticism MORE, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in which the Wyoming Republican describes a confrontation she had with Jordan during the riot, CNN reported

“That f------ guy Jim Jordan. That son of a bitch. ... While these maniacs are going through the place, I’m standing in the aisle and he said, ‘We need to get the ladies away from the aisle. Let me help you.’ I smacked his hand away and told him, ‘Get away from me. You f------ did this,’” Cheney reportedly told the general.

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Jordan had been a longtime supporter and champion of former President TrumpDonald TrumpNew Capitol Police chief to take over Friday Overnight Health Care: Biden officials says no change to masking guidance right now | Missouri Supreme Court rules in favor of Medicaid expansion | Mississippi's attorney general asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade Michael Wolff and the art of monetizing gossip MORE, whose supporters laid siege to the Capitol as Congress was certifying President BidenJoe BidenOvernight Defense: Senate panel adds B to Biden's defense budget | House passes bill to streamline visa process for Afghans who helped US | Pentagon confirms 7 Colombians arrested in Haiti leader's killing had US training On The Money: Senate braces for nasty debt ceiling fight | Democrats pushing for changes to bipartisan deal | Housing prices hit new high in June Hillicon Valley: Democrats introduce bill to hold platforms accountable for misinformation during health crises | Website outages hit Olympics, Amazon and major banks MORE's election win.

Cheney, who has been vocal about the Capitol riot and critical of Trump, earlier this year lost her House GOP leadership position that had made her the most powerful Republican woman in Congress. 

She is currently the only Republican selected to be on a Jan. 6 panel that will investigate the Capitol riot and the events leading up to it. 

The Hill has reached out to Cheney’s office and Jordan’s office for comment.

Leonnig and Rucker also write in their book, due out Tuesday, that top generals feared Trump would attempt a coup after the election and that Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiDemocrats plow ahead with Jan. 6 probe, eyeing new GOP reinforcements GOP's Banks burnishes brand with Pelosi veto Meghan McCain on Pelosi, McCarthy fight: 'I think they're all bad' MORE (D-Calif.) was concerned he would launch nuclear weapons during his final days in office.