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Dick Cheney: It's 'Not True' Mike Enzi And I Are Fishing Buddies

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Enzi seemed blindsided this summer when Liz Cheney announced her decision to challenge him in 2014, saying he "thought we were friends," a sentiment he echoed in an interview with the Daily Beast last week. He told the Daily Beast that the former vice president had been a longtime supporter of his and a "fishing buddy." 

Cheney added that his daughter raised more money from within Wyoming than Enzi, arguing that most of the incumbent senator's campaign funds come from Washington-based PACs.

"The fact of the matter is, Washington is not going to elect the next senator from Wyoming," he said. "The people of Wyoming will elect that senator."