Mary Cheney, the openly gay sister of
Liz Cheney, says she is not supporting her sister's bid for a U.S.
According to several sources, the
daughters of former vice president Dick Cheney are no longer speaking
to each other.
In a Politico
Magazine story titled The Race That Broke the Cheney
Family, Mary says she's not supporting her sister's bid against
Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi in the Republican primary.
“I'm not supporting Liz's candidacy,”
Mary said. “By supporting, I mean not working, not contributing,
and not voting for (I'm registered in Virginia not Wyoming).”
“I am not saying I hope she loses to
Enzi,” she added.
The animosity between the sisters stems
from Liz's recent remarks repudiating claims that she supports gay
The feud overheated over the weekend
after Liz reiterated her opposition during an appearance on Fox
“Listen, I love Mary very much. I
love her family very much. This is just an issue on which we
disagree,” she said.
Mary Cheney responded in a Facebook
post that she was “wrong” and “on the wrong side of history.”
Mary's wife, Heather Poe, wrote that she was offended.