Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 5:36 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Cheney to speak at Wyoming GOP convention

By The Associated Press

This article was published April 13, 2012 at 3:48 p.m.

— Former Vice President Dick Cheney has received last-minute medical clearance to return to his home state and speak at the Wyoming Republican state convention in Cheyenne.

State GOP Chairwoman Tammy Hooper says the speech Saturday will be Cheney’s first public engagement since he got a heart transplant three weeks ago.

Cheney had been scheduled to speak at the convention but the transplant surgery canceled those plans. The operation took place in Virginia on March 24.

Cheney is 71 and spent almost two years waiting for a new heart. He has a long history of heart disease including five heart attacks.

Hooper says Wyoming Republicans are thrilled that Cheney will attend the convention. Cheney’s daughter, Liz Cheney, is scheduled to give the keynote speech Saturday.

Comments on: Cheney to speak at Wyoming GOP convention

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Therapeutic recreation aide

    vantage point of northwest arkansas Is expanding and seeking...
    FAYETTEVILLE, AR

  • Drivers

    General j. b. hunt join us for a job fair! April 22 and 24 L...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Coordinationmanagers

    Coordination ManagersLittle Rock based, Independent Case Man...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Dentalassist.&frontd

    New Location - Mangan Dental Group Experienced Dental Asst. ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Hvacserv.tech&instal

    hvac service technician & hvac installer needed: Residential...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

Search 805 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online