CASPER – Former U.S. Senator Al Simpson issued the following statement today endorsing Liz Cheney, a proven constitutional conservative, for U.S. Congress:
“Ordinarily I stay out of primaries, but this election is just too important to sit on the sidelines,” Senator Simpson said. “Wyoming really needs another fighter in Washington, and Liz Cheney is that fighter.”
“Ann and I have known Liz since she was a little gal of 11. Her experience, savvy, grit, and rock solid Wyoming values make her the best equipped candidate to serve as our next Member of Congress. I have been so very proud to call Liz a friend for these many years, and I will work for her, and I look forward to seeing her sworn in as our next Congresswoman this next January,” Simpson concluded.
Al Simpson served as a U.S. senator from Wyoming from January 1979 to January 1997. The Army veteran graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1954 and the University of Wyoming law school in 1958. He also served as assistant attorney general and as a member of Wyoming’s House of Representatives.
“Senator Simpson’s distinguished career in Cheyenne and Washington, D.C., has always been grounded by his desire to place the needs of the people of Wyoming before himself. His public service has inspired generations of Wyoming leaders to follow in his footsteps, and I am tremendously honored to have his support,” Liz Cheney said.