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“The press will try to portray this Syria debate as a battle between wings of the Republican Party,” she said. “Don’t believe them.”

Cheney in July announced she would mount a primary challenge to veteran Sen. Mike EnziMichael (Mike) Bradley EnziOvernight Defense: Top general defends Afghan war progress | VA shuffles leadership | Pacific Command gets new leader, name | Pentagon sued over HIV policy Senate GOP urges Trump administration to work closely with Congress on NAFTA Congress must take steps to help foster children find loving families MORE (R-Wyo.). Her candidacy has drawn a tepid response from the GOP, with many in the party backing Enzi’s reelection.

In a July poll by Democratic pollster Public Policy Polling, Enzi was leading Cheney 54 percent to 26 percent in the primary race.