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Cheney Gives Eulogy
SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney has
eulogized former Wyoming U.S. Sen. Malcolm Wallop as a principled
friend and public servant with the same qualities as President
Wallop died last week at age 78 at his ranch near Big Horn in
northern Wyoming. He served in the Senate from 1977 to 1995.
His funeral was held Thursday in Sheridan. About 300 family,
friends and dignitaries, including former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson,
current U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Gov. Matt Mead,packed St. Peter's Episcopal Church.
Cheney and Simpson served with Wallop for 10 years as Wyoming'scongressional delegation.
Cheney says Wallop was a key ally of Reagan's in Congress,
advocating for a spaced-based anti-missile defense system and tax