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Our democracy at home depends on preserving freedom in Ukraine

By Liz Cheney, Jake Auchincloss

06 May 2022 · 3 min read

Liz Cheney, a Republican, is Wyoming’s at-large representative in the U.S. House of Representatives. Jake Auchincloss, a Democrat, represents Massachusetts’s 4th Congressional District in the House.

As a Republican congresswoman from Wyoming and a Democratic congressman from Massachusetts, we have firsthand experience with the partisan clashes in Washington. The two of us have frequently been on opposite sides this term, including on national security issues such as President Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, which one of us (Cheney) opposed and the other (Auchincloss) supported.

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