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'''Liz Cheney''', is the daughter of [[Dick Cheney]] and an American political tactician.
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'''Rep. Liz Cheney''' (born July 28, 1966)<ref name="Curr Bio">{{cite book|title=Current Biography Yearbook 2010|year=2010|publisher=H.W. Wilson|location=Ipswich, MA|isbn=9780824211134|pages=103–107|chapter=Cheney, Liz}}</ref> is the daughter of former Vice President [[Dick Cheney]] and former Second Lady [[Lynne Cheney]], a member of U.S. Congress.  Cheney previously worked as an American political tactician and a news broadcaster, filling in for [[Bill O'Reilly]] on [[Fox News]]' ''[[The O'Reilly Factor]]'' among other broadcast roles.
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Cheney has practiced law and served in the State Department as a senior Middle East advisor.  From 2009-2013, she chaired ''Keep America Safe'', "a non-profit organization that was instrumental in preventing President Obama from transferring terrorists detained at [[Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp|Guantanamo]]—including the mastermind of [[9/11]], Khaled Sheikh Mohamed—into the United States."<ref>[http://www.cheneyforwyoming.com/about/ "About Liz Cheney"] (February 2016).  Cheney for Wyoming website.  Retrieved on February 15, 2016.</ref>
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==Candidate for U.S. Congress==
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On February 1, 2016, Cheney announced her candidacy for the [[Wyoming]] at-large open seat in the House of Representatives as a Republican.
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On November 8, 2016, she was elected representative of Wyoming at large.
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==Books==
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''In My Time'' (2011) with Dick Cheney.<br>
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''Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Strong America'' (2015) with Dick Cheney.
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==Quotes==
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"When we stop fighting before our enemies are defeated, that's not ending wars. That's losing wars." (January 20, 2015).
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"When will media ask [[Barack Obama]] and [[Hillary Clinton]] key question for 2016—Knowing what we know now, would you still have abandoned Iraq?" (May 17, 2015).
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"All that is wrong with the Iran Deal stems from two fundamental facts: America can't trust Iran and America can't trust Barack Obama." (July 16, 2015).
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"[[Islamic State|ISIS]] attacks Paris hours after Barack Obama claims he has 'contained' them, just like he 'defeated' [[al Qaeda]] and 'ended the war' in Iraq." (November 13, 2015).
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"#Kaepernick won't have to worry much longer about standing for our National Anthem. With his stats, he'll be playing in Canada soon." (August 30, 2016).
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"@POTUS refusal to veto UN resolution against Israel is latest shameful chapter in Obama presidency. US has no stronger ally than Israel." (December 23, 2016).
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"Same day @POTUS shamefully commutes Manning sentence, we learn he also freed Bin Laden bodyguard from GTMO." (January 17, 2017).
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Latest revision as of 14:01, 2 February 2017

Elizabeth (Liz) Cheney
Liz Cheney official portrait.jpg
U.S. Representative from Wyoming's 1st District
From: January 3, 2017 - Present
Predecessor Cynthia M. Lummis
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Information
Party Republican

Rep. Liz Cheney (born July 28, 1966)[1] is the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Second Lady Lynne Cheney, a member of U.S. Congress. Cheney previously worked as an American political tactician and a news broadcaster, filling in for Bill O'Reilly on Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor among other broadcast roles.

Cheney has practiced law and served in the State Department as a senior Middle East advisor. From 2009-2013, she chaired Keep America Safe, "a non-profit organization that was instrumental in preventing President Obama from transferring terrorists detained at Guantanamo—including the mastermind of 9/11, Khaled Sheikh Mohamed—into the United States."[2]


Candidate for U.S. Congress

On February 1, 2016, Cheney announced her candidacy for the Wyoming at-large open seat in the House of Representatives as a Republican.

On November 8, 2016, she was elected representative of Wyoming at large.

Books

In My Time (2011) with Dick Cheney.
Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Strong America (2015) with Dick Cheney.

Quotes

"When we stop fighting before our enemies are defeated, that's not ending wars. That's losing wars." (January 20, 2015).

"When will media ask Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton key question for 2016—Knowing what we know now, would you still have abandoned Iraq?" (May 17, 2015).

"All that is wrong with the Iran Deal stems from two fundamental facts: America can't trust Iran and America can't trust Barack Obama." (July 16, 2015).

"ISIS attacks Paris hours after Barack Obama claims he has 'contained' them, just like he 'defeated' al Qaeda and 'ended the war' in Iraq." (November 13, 2015).

"#Kaepernick won't have to worry much longer about standing for our National Anthem. With his stats, he'll be playing in Canada soon." (August 30, 2016).

"@POTUS refusal to veto UN resolution against Israel is latest shameful chapter in Obama presidency. US has no stronger ally than Israel." (December 23, 2016).

"Same day @POTUS shamefully commutes Manning sentence, we learn he also freed Bin Laden bodyguard from GTMO." (January 17, 2017).

References

  1. (2010) "Cheney, Liz", Current Biography Yearbook 2010. Ipswich, MA: H.W. Wilson, 103–107. ISBN 9780824211134. 
  2. "About Liz Cheney" (February 2016). Cheney for Wyoming website. Retrieved on February 15, 2016.