Mary Cheney, the daughter of former
Vice President Dick Cheney, on Friday married her partner Heather Poe
in Washington DC.
According to TheDC, a blog of the
conservative website The
Daily Caller, the couple married Friday morning.
“Our daughter Mary and her long time
partner, Heather Poe, were married today in Washington, DC,” Dick
and Lynne Cheney said in a statement.
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The couple lives in Virginia where they
are raising their two children: 5-year-old Samuel David and
2-year-old Sarah Lynne. Mary Cheney gave birth to both children.
“Mary and Heather have been in a
committed relationship for many years, and we are delighted that they
were able to take advantage of the opportunity to have that
relationship recognized,” Dick and Lynne Cheney added. “Mary and
Heather and their children are very important and much loved members
of our family and we wish them every happiness.”
W. Bush knew Dick Cheney's daughter, Mary, was gay in 2000.)