Liz Cheney

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Liz Cheney
Liz Cheney official 116th Congress portrait.jpg
Chair of the House Republican Conference
In office
January 3, 2019 – May 12, 2021
DeputyMark Walker
Mike Johnson
LeaderKevin McCarthy
Preceded byCathy McMorris Rodgers
Succeeded byElise Stefanik
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Wyoming's at-large district
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded byCynthia Lummis
Personal details
Born
Elizabeth Lynne Cheney

(1966-07-28) July 28, 1966 (age 54)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Philip Perry (m. 1993)
Children5
RelativesDick Cheney (father)
Lynne Vincent (mother)
Mary Cheney (sister)
EducationColorado College (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)
WebsiteHouse website

Elizabeth Lynne Cheney[1] (/ˈni/; born July 28, 1966)[2] is an American attorney and politician. She is the U.S. Representative for Wyoming's at-large congressional district since 2017. Cheney was the House Republican Conference Chair, the third-highest position in GOP House leadership.[3][4] She was removed from the position by a voice vote of the House Republican Conference on May 12, 2021.[5]

Cheney is the elder daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and Lynne Cheney.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cheney makes first visit to World Trade Center site". The New York Times. Associated Press. October 19, 2001. Retrieved December 31, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Cheney, Liz". Current Biography Yearbook 2010. Ipswich, MA: H. W. Wilson. 2010. pp. 103–107. ISBN 9780824211134.
  3. "Republican Conference Chairmen | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives". history.house.gov. Retrieved 7 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. Taylor, Jessica (6 January 2019). "A Guide To Who's Who In House Leadership For The 116th Congress". NPR.org. Retrieved 7 January 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. Greve, Joan E. (2021-05-12). "Republicans vote to remove Liz Cheney from leadership role over Trump 'big lie' criticism – live". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2021-05-12.
  6. Rahman, Rema. "Liz Cheney Wins Wyoming House Seat". Roll Call. Retrieved November 9, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)