Liz Cheney Biography
Liz Cheney is an American attorney and politician who is a member of the U.S. House, representing Wyoming’s At-Large Congressional District. She assumed office on 3rd January, 2017. Her current term ends on 3rd January, 2023. She chaired the House Republican Conference, the third-highest position in the House Republican leadership from 2019 to 2021.
Liz Cheney Age
Cheney was born on 28th July, 1966, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Liz Cheney Height
Cheney stand at a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
Liz Cheney Education
Cheney earned a B.A. from Colorado College and a Juris Doctor(JD) from the University of Chicago Law School.
Liz Cheney Nationality
Liz is of American Nationality.
Liz Cheney Parents
Cheney is the elder of two daughters of former vice president Dick Cheney and former Second Lady Lynne Cheney
Liz Cheney Siblings
Liz has a younger sister, Mary Cheney.
Liz Cheney Husband
Cheney is married to Philip Perry, a partner at Latham & Watkins. They were married in Wyoming in 1993.
Liz Cheney Children
Cheney and her husband Philip Perry have five children.
Liz Cheney Congresswoman
Liz Cheney serves as Wyoming’s lone member of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives. She was first elected in 2016 on a platform of restoring America’s strength and power in the world and pursuing conservative solutions to create jobs, cut taxes and regulation and expand America’s energy, mining and agriculture industries.
Cheney was selected to be the chairwoman of the Republican Conference in the 116th Congress. She was removed from this leadership position on 12th May, 2021, and censured by the Republican National Committee on 4th February, 2022, for joining the 6th January , 2022 Commission. She has been assigned to the Committee on Armed Services, the Committee on Natural Resources, and the Committee on Rules.
Liz practiced law at the law firm of White & Case and as an international law attorney and consultant at the International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group. She was also Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State for Assistance to the former Soviet Union, and a USAID officer in U.S. embassies in Budapest and Warsaw.
Cheney was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs in 2002, a preexisting vacant post with an “economic portfolio”, a mandate to promote investment in the region. Amid reports, including a New York Times op-ed piece by Paul Krugman.
Liz returned to the U.S. State Department and was appointed Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State For Near Eastern Affairs and Coordinator for Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives in 14th February 2005. In this position, Cheney supported the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, C. David Welch and coordinated multilateral efforts to promote and support democracy and expand education and economic opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa.
Liz served as co-chair for Fred Thompson’s 2008 presidential campaign in 2007 and then in 2008, she served as senior foreign policy advisor for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. From 2009 to 2013, she was the chairman of the non-profit organization Keep America Safe. She is also the co-founder of the non-profit organization Alliance for a Strong America. From January 2012 to July 2013, Cheney was a contributor for Fox News, losing that position when she announced her intention run for the Senate in Wyoming.
Cheney was selected for the inaugural 2021 Forbes 50 Over 50, a list of notable entrepreneurs, leaders, scientists and creators over age 50. She was also included in the 2021 Time 100, Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Liz Cheney Salary
Liz earns an annual salary of USD 174,000.
Liz Cheney Net Worth
Cheney net worth is estimated to be USD 1 million.
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