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Former Vice President Dick Cheney waded into a spat between his daughters, Liz Cheney and Mary Cheney, who is openly gay, saying that Liz's kindness to her sister shouldn't be used to "distort" her position supporting "traditional marriage. One day after the two sisters appeared to take their disagreement public, Cheney and his wife, Lynne, issued a statement defending their daughter Liz, who is running for Senate in Wyoming. Liz Cheney, who is challenging the Republican incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming in , said on Fox News Sunday that she and her sister "disagree" on the issue of gay marriage. The comment prompted Mary Cheney's wife to issue a bruising statement on Facebook, which suggested that her sister-in-law welcomed their relationship privately. Poe's statement was quickly endorsed in a separate statement by Mary, who has two children.
The True Story Behind the Cheney Family Feud Over Gay Marriage and Cheney's Gay Daughter
Dick Cheney Actively Supports Gay Marriage (in Non-Election Years) - The Atlantic
This article is from the archive of our partner. The inter-Cheney war over gay marriage hasn't ended just yet. Former vice president Dick Cheney — torn between one daughter's love and the other's ambitions — issued a statement on Monday that landed heavily on the side of the latter. Liz Cheney is running for Senate in Wyoming, a state that, as of July, opposed gay marriage by a wide margin.
Dick Cheney Actively Supports Gay Marriage (in Non-Election Years)
Tears or no, the feud Vice dramatizes in the Cheney family over Mary Cheney's sexual orientation was very much real. Here, according to previous PEOPLE reports, other news accounts and statements from the Cheneys themselves, is the true story behind their fight, the crux of which was love — familial and romantic. Growing up, the Cheney daughters were a vivacious and personable duo: together on the road, handing out pamphlets and swag at campaign events. While a junior in high school, Mary came out to her family as gay. Long before Liz entered the political arena herself, where she ultimately renounced gay marriage, the vice president seemed to have mastered a tricky balancing act.
Dick Cheney is downright chatty these days. On Monday, Mr. He even defended the link between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda. This is the rock-steady leadership that was the hallmark of the Bush years. Public opinion, polls, Congress all be damned—onward to security!