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Liz Cheney Says She ‘Was Wrong’ to Condemn Same-Sex Marriage

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Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) is taking back her previous condemnation of gay marriage.

On Sunday, the Wyoming Republican expressed public support for LGBTQ rights for the first time, saying her previous stance was “wrong.” Cheney’s past comments on her belief “in the traditional definition of marriage” in 2013 caused a rift with her sister Mary, who is married to a woman. (Her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, came out in support of same-sex marriage in 2009.)

“How do you defend what you did?” 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl asked Cheney in an interview that aired Sunday evening.

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