Afghanistan becomes flashpoint in race to oust Liz Cheney
September 9, 2021
U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) has an extensive foreign policy record.
As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, Cheney is among a small group of lawmakers with outsized influence on the Department of Defense’s purse strings. Before she ran for office, she was a ranking official in the U.S. Department of State, serving as one of the Bush Administration’s top diplomatic officials at the height of America’s wars in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, played a major role in the United States’ presence in the region. She has maintai...