Elizabeth Lynne Cheney (//; born July 28, 1966) is an American attorney and politician. She is the U.S. Representative for Wyoming's at-large congressional district from 2017 to 2023. Cheney was the House Republican Conference Chair, the third-highest position in GOP House leadership. She was removed from the position by a voice vote of the House Republican Conference on May 12, 2021 because she supported the second impeachment of Donald Trump and for not supporting Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election. She is a neoconservative.
|Chair of the House Republican Conference|
January 3, 2019 – May 12, 2021
|Preceded by||Cathy McMorris Rodgers|
|Succeeded by||Elise Stefanik|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Wyoming's at-large district
January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2023
|Preceded by||Cynthia Lummis|
|Succeeded by||Harriet Hageman|
Elizabeth Lynne Cheney
July 28, 1966
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.
Philip Perry (m. 1993)
|Relatives||Dick Cheney (father)|
Lynne Vincent (mother)
Mary Cheney (sister)
|Education||Colorado College (BA)|
University of Chicago (JD)
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- Wyoming and Alaska primaries