Dick cheney obama cousins
Q: Are Barack Obama and Dick Cheney cousins? According to the newspaper, they are ninth cousins once removed, with their common. Lynne Cheney: VP, Obama are eighth cousins. WASHINGTON — Though they may spar across the political aisle, Vice President Dick Cheney is close enough to Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama to call him “cousin.”. could be responsible down the family lines for lives that have. Barack Obama makes much of his varied heritage. His father was from Kenya, his mother from Kansas. But there is one element of his family. Other Obama cousins include Vice President Dick Cheney, British Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and Civil War General Robert E. Lee. Obama often jokes about his cousin Cheney at campaign appearances. "His kinships are across the political spectrum," Child said. Oct 17, · Dick and Barack Obama are eighth cousins.” Mrs. Cheney said that it was “an amazing American story that one ancestor could be responsible down the family line for lives that have taken Author: Hasani Gittens. Oct 17, · They may be polar opposites politically but US Vice-President Dick Cheney and Democratic candidate Barack Obama are related, Mr Cheney's wife says. Lynne Cheney said she had discovered while doing family research for a new book that her husband and the Illinois senator were eighth cousins. She said.