May 26th, 2009
05:13 PM ET
6 years ago

Liz Cheney doesn't rule out future run for office

Liz Cheney didn't rule out a run for office of her own.
Liz Cheney didn't rule out a run for office of her own.

WASHINGTON (CNN) – Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney and a former State Department official, said Tuesday that she isn't planning to run for public office anytime soon, but didn't rule out the possibility for the future.

Cheney, who has made headlines recently for an ambitious public campaign defending her father and attacking the Obama administration's national security strategy, said she is currently too busy at home to run for office.

"It's not something I'm focused on right now, I do have five little kids and I'm helping my dad to write his memoirs," Cheney said Tuesday in an interview on Fox News and posted on ThinkProgress.org.

"So I have a pretty full plate right now, but it's certainly something I could," she said before getting interrupted.

But Cheney's comments aren't the first time this possibility has come up. Former President Bush's top strategist Karl Rove was asked on Monday in an interview with Fox News if he thought that she should run for office. He responded, "she might."


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  1. Al, CA

    Well, Liz Cheney is aggressive, lies a lot, and she is a daughter of former powerful politician. That's a start. She will certainly have support of some 20-30% of GOP base, and may be more if they lie efficiently, which they certainly can.

    May 26, 2009 10:10 pm at 10:10 pm |
  2. mary dale

    oh good, another worthless Republican dynasty. Stay home and be a mom, its a much more rewarding job. if you have all those kids, you should raise them.

    May 26, 2009 10:10 pm at 10:10 pm |
  3. Give it a Rest

    Ha ha ha ha HAHA!!!! Boy, first Rush with his comedy routine and now Liz.

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAhahahahah....This is way too much!

    May 26, 2009 10:11 pm at 10:11 pm |
  4. Detroit Larry

    the name alone would kill her chances

    May 26, 2009 10:14 pm at 10:14 pm |
  5. J S Ragman

    With five kids at home she certainly finds time to run her big mouth.

    May 26, 2009 11:25 pm at 11:25 pm |
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