Liz Cheney has emerged victorious in a primary election for Wyoming’s only House of Representatives seat. Her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, once held the exact same seat. She said:
“No state has been hurt more by Barack Obama’s agenda over the past seven-and-a-half years than Wyoming,” said Cheney.
“Hillary Clinton represents a continuation of the same failed policies. Our freedom is under assault from an out-of-control federal government and our security is under threat from radical Islamic terrorism.”
— Liz Cheney (@Liz_Cheney) August 17, 2016
She will face off against Democrat Charlie Hardy in November, but experts believe she will easily win the state. Hardy has only raised $11,000 while Cheney gained $1.5 million.
They will try to win Rep. Cynthia Lummis’s seat, who has decided not to seek a fifth term in Congress.
Cheney worked at the State Department under President George W. Bush where she “oversaw Middle East democracy initiatives, directing money to projects aimed at introducing education and economic opportunities in countries such as Syria and Iran.”
She campaigned “on national security and rolling back federal regulations affecting Wyoming’s beleaguered coal industry.”
Cheney attempted a run against Sen. Mike Enzi in the last election cycle, but Wyoming Republicans lashed out at her. This caused her to drop out almost immediately.DONATE
Donations tax deductible
to the full extent allowed by law.