What is Liz Cheney net worth?
|Occupation||Attorney and politician|
|Date of Birth||July 28, 1966|
Liz Cheney net worth 2023: Elizabeth Lynne Cheney is an American attorney and politician who has served as the U.S. Representative for Wyoming’s at-large congressional district since 2017. Keep reading to find out more about her here.
Elizabeth Lynne Cheney was born on July 28, 1966, in Madison, Wisconsin, the elder of two daughters of former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Second Lady Lynne Cheney.
Cheney attended part of sixth and seventh grade in Casper, Wyoming. In 1984 Cheney graduated from McLean High School, where she was a cheerleader. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado College, her mother’s alma mater.
She received her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School in 1996. While there, she also took courses in Middle Eastern history at the Oriental Institute.
Before attending law school, Cheney worked for the State Department for five years and the United States Agency for International Development between 1989 and 1993. After 1993, she took a job at Armitage Associates LLP, the consulting firm founded by Richard Armitage, then a former Defense Department official and Iran-Contra operative who later served as Deputy Secretary of State.
After graduating from law school, Cheney 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 has also served as Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State for Assistance to the former Soviet Union, and as a USAID officer in U.S. embassies in Budapest and Warsaw.
In 2002, Cheney was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, a preexisting vacant post with an “economic portfolio”, a mandate to promote investment in the region.
She held several positions in the U.S. State Department during the George W. Bush administration, notably as Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs and Coordinator for Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiatives.
She promoted regime change in Iran while chairing the Iran Syria Policy and Operations Group with Elliott Abrams.
In 2009 Cheney and Bill Kristol founded Keep America Safe, a nonprofit organization concerned with national security issues that advocated the positions of the former Bush administration.
She was a candidate for the 2014 election to the U.S. Senate in Wyoming, challenging three-term incumbent Mike Enzi, before withdrawing from the race.
In the House of Representatives, she holds the seat her father held for a decade, representing Wyoming from 1979 to 1989.
Regarded as a leading ideological conservative in the Bush–Cheney-era tradition and a representative of the Republican establishment, Cheney is a neoconservative, known for her focus on national security, her support for the U.S. military, a pro-business stance, foreign policy views, and for being fiscally and socially conservative.
Cheney is considered one of the leaders of the neoconservative wing of the Republican Party and was critical of the foreign policy of the Donald Trump administration while simultaneously voting steadfastly in support of its overall agenda.
She later supported the second impeachment of Donald Trump for his role in the 2021 storming of the U.S. Capitol.
Because of her stance on the Capitol riot, her impeachment vote and opposition to Trump’s false stolen-election narrative, pro-Trump Freedom Caucus members of the House Republican Conference attempted to remove her from party leadership in February 2021.
Liz Cheney Net Worth
Liz Cheney net worth is estimated at $15 m8illion. According to Ballotpedia, Her base salary is currently $174,000.