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 serves on the House Armed Services Committee, Natural Resources Committee and Rules Committee.
In November 2018, Cheney was elected by her colleagues to House leadership as the Chair of the House Republican Conference, the third-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives.
Prior to her election to Congress, Liz served at the State Department as a Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Middle East. She also practiced law at White & Case and at the International Finance Corporation. A specialist in national security and foreign policy, she was also a Fox News analyst, and the co-author, along with Vice President Cheney, of Exceptional: Why The World Needs a Powerful America. She is a member of the International Board of Advisors at the University of Wyoming.
Liz and her husband Phil Perry have five children and live in Wilson, Wyoming.