Liz Cheney: I'd Like Nothing More Than to See Obama Demonstrate Leadership

Sunday, 06 Jul 2014 12:27 PM

By Greg Richter

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Liz Cheney says she'd like to see President Barack Obama's flagging poll numbers turn around because it would mean he is finally exercising leadership.

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday,"  the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney said that when Obama took office Iraq was stable, but the complete pullout of American troops from that country has given rise to the terrorist group ISIS.

"I think people are very worried about it, and they're worried about what's happening in Afghanistan, and the fact he says he's essentially going to go down the same path there," Cheney said.

The Obama administration has been pushing for a change of leadership in Iraq as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki faces re-election. But Cheney said the bigger problem at the moment is ISIS.

The United States already should be doing airstrikes against the group that has taken over cities in northern Iraq, she said.

Obama, suffering the worst approval numbers in his presidency and last week ranked the worst president since World War II, could turn those numbers around if he would move in a direction to keep America safe, Cheney said.

"But I'm not optimistic."

Related Stories:


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Report: US Special Forces Attempted to Save Journalist Before Beheading

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 19:30 PM

U.S. Special Forces attempted to free James Foley, the American journalist beheaded by ISIS, earlier this summer, but Fo . . .

Christian NY Farm Owners Fined $13K for Refusing Same-Sex Wedding

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 19:48 PM

A Christian couple who owns a farm in upstate New York has been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay two women $1,500 each f . . .

Pete Hoekstra to Newsmax: ISIS 'Needs to Be Eliminated'

Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 19:01 PM

The United States can best respond to the beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State (ISIS) militants . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved