Alan Simpson: Liz Cheney Is ‘Destroying Family Relationships,’ ‘Will Do Anything’ To Win In 2014

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from The Huffington Post,

Former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-Wyo.) lashed out at Wyoming Senate candidate Liz Cheney (R) on Monday, accusing her of destructive behavior toward her own family.

“You’re not even destroying friendships — you’re destroying family relationships just because of this race,” Simpson told NBC. “It’s hard for all of us who know the Cheneys to see the things she’s doing to win this race. It’s almost like ‘I will do anything to win this race,’ because I cannot ever believe that there would be a breach between she and Mary.”

Simpson, who is backing incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) in his 2014 battle against Cheney, was reacting to a tense exchange over the weekend between Liz, her openly gay sister Mary, and Mary’s wife, Heather Poe. On Fox News Sunday, Liz Cheney was asked to clarify her position on gay marriage. She said that she was a believer in traditional marriage, and did not support amending the constitution in favor of same-sex couples.

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