Fresh off her op-ed in Friday's issue of The Wall Street Journal, Liz Cheney, political pundit and daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, appeared on Fox News the same morning to discuss the future of the GOP.

"Republicans are often criticized in the mainstream media as being obstructionists," Cheney said.

"Across the board [President Barack Obama's] policies are so dangerous that it is not obstructionism to block them," she added. "It is patriotism."

Cheney made many references to her Wall Street Journal op-ed on air, reitirating her desire to see the party move on from 2012 but still keep its conservative values. From the op-ed:

It is time to defend our values with vigor and courage. We are conservatives. We believe in limited government, low taxes, a strong national defense, individual freedoms, self-reliance, the importance of the family, and the miracle and authority of America's founding documents. We know that government is best that governs least and governs closest to the people. We know that the private sector is the engine of economic growth. We know that America is the exceptional nation, the best that has ever existed. We know that the men and women who wear the uniform of the U.S. military are the greatest fighting force and the greatest force for good that the world has ever known.

Watch a clip of the Fox News interview with Liz Cheney above.

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  • Sarah Palin

    Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) <a href="" target="_blank">slammed </a>President Barack Obama on his gun background checks: <a href="" target="_blank">"More background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. We should have started with yours.”</a>

  • Sarah Palin

    Palin <a href="" target="_blank">joked proudly about her and her husband's gun ownership </a>while making a passing remark about her breasts: <a href="" target="_blank">"Todd got the rifle, I've got the rack."</a>

  • Sarah Palin

    Palin paused to <a href="" target="_blank">take a sip from a 'Big Gulp'</a>: <a href="" target="_blank">"Bloomberg's not around. Don't worry."</a>

  • Ben Carson

    Not accounting for America's severe hunger problem, Dr. Ben Carson <a href="" target="_blank">implied</a> that charities were enough to provide for those in need of assistance: “Nobody is starving on the streets. We’ve always taken care of them. It is not the government’s responsibility.”

  • Michele Bachmann

    Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) touted conservatism as <a href="" target="_blank">"the movement of love."</a>

  • Newt Gingrich

    Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich <a href="" target="_blank">inadvertently</a> echoed Obama's push for "new ideas," referencing <a href="" target="_blank">technological advancement</a>: "We don't need new principles, but we need lots of ideas about how to implement those principles in the 21st century."

  • Scott Walker

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) made <a href="" target="_blank">familiar </a> remarks urging conservatives to transition “people from government dependence to true independence.”

  • Mitt Romney

    Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney <a href="" target="_blank">apologized</a> for not winning the 2012 election: "I am sorry that I will not be your president," Romney <a href="" target="_blank">said</a>, "But I will be your co-worker."

  • Jeb Bush

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) delivered a rather sobering keynote speech, emphasizing that the GOP must stop being the <a href="" target="_blank">"anti-everything"</a> party: "Here’s reality: if you’re fortunate enough to count yourself among the privileged, much of the rest of the nation is drowning."

  • Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) made a reference to running for president while making a rather <a href="" target="_blank">questionable weight joke </a>involving New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R): "The truth is – I am too skinny to run. At least that's what my friend Chris Christie keeps telling me."

  • Nikki Haley

    South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) made a surprise visit to CPAC and introduced former presidential candidate Mitt Romney. The second surprise? <a href="" target="_blank"> Bangs.</a>

  • Rick Santorum

    Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum accused Obama of using philosophies from the <a href="" target="_blank">French Revolution</a>: Obama "wants to exchange the 'why' of the American Revolution for the 'why' of the French Revolution."

  • Michele Bachmann

    Bachmann <a href="" target="_blank">expresses her love for bloggers</a> while handing out the 'Blogger of the Year' award at CPAC: “Bloggers are where it’s at!”

  • Wayne LaPierre

    National Rifle Association (NRA) CEO Wayne LaPierre <a href="" target="_blank"> isn't bothered by </a> his recent bad publicity: "The liberal media can keep hating on me."

  • Paul Ryan

    Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) had some <a href="" target="_blank">choice words</a> for <a href="" target="_blank">liberals</a>: "Chaos is fertile soil for liberalism."

  • Paul Ryan

    Ryan references the smoke coming up from the chimney at the Vatican to the budget presented by the senate: "We got white smoke from the Vatican and a budget from the Senate!"

  • Mitch McConnell

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)<a href="" target="_blank"> referenced the "The Golden Girls"</a> in his speech: "Don't tell me Democrats are the party of the future," he <a href="" target="_blank">said</a>, "when their presidential ticket looks like a rerun of the Golden Girls."

  • Donald Trump

    Outspoken celebrity business mogul Donald Trump <a href="" target="_blank">criticized the country's leadership</a>: "We're run by either very foolish or very stupid people."

  • Sen. Marco Rubio

    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) references marriage equality: "Just because I believe that states should have the right to define marriage in the traditional way does not make me a bigot." <a href="" target="_blank">Watch his full speech here.</a>

  • Sen. Marco Rubio

    Rubio emphasizes that America doesn't need new ideas: "We don't need a new idea. There is an idea. The idea is called America and it still works." <a href="" target="_blank">Watch his full speech here.</a>

  • Sen. Marco Rubio

    Rubio makes a dig at student loans: "Not everyone needs to go to a four year liberal arts college." <a href="" target="_blank">Watch his full speech here.</a>

  • Sen. Marco Rubio

    Rubio<a href="" target="_blank"> mocks </a> his awkward sip of water.

  • Sen. Rand Paul

    Paul criticized the cancellation of White House tours due to budget cuts: "Mr. President, maybe we could have cut the robotic squirrel before we went to White House tours." <a href="" target="_blank">Watch his full CPAC speech here.</a>

  • Sen. Rand Paul

    Paul criticized the state of his own party: "The GOP of old has grown stale and moss-covered." <a href="" target="_blank">Watch his full CPAC speech here.</a>

  • Sen. Rand Paul

    Paul continued to criticize President Obama on his drone policy: "My 13-hour filibuster was a message to the president: good intentions are not enough." <a href="" target="_blank">Watch his full CPAC speech here.</a>

  • Rep. Louie Gohmert

    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) suggested gay marriage was putting the U.S. <a href="" target="_blank">“on the road to the dust bin of history.”</a>

  • Sen. Pat Toomey

    Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) reminisced about the 2012 campaign: "I remain haunted by the experience of the 2012 campaign." <a href="" target="_blank">Watch his full speech here.</a>

  • Sen. Mike Lee

    Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) <a href="" target="_blank">suggested</a> Americans needed to do more to form bonds in civil society. Lee shared an anecdote regarding his trip to a salad bar in Southern Utah: "I invite each one of you to square your shoulders and be 'on salad,'" <a href="" target="_blank">said Lee</a>. "In that sense, we are all 'on salad.'"

  • Gov. Rick Perry

    Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) suggested Medicaid required reform: "We need a Medicaid program that emphasizes personal responsibility with co-pays on a sliding scale, deductibles and premium payments for emergency room care, small contributions so patients take ownership over their utilization of care."

  • Gov. Rick Perry

    Perry had this to say about government spending: "Washington doesn't worry about how to pay bills, they just charge it to our grandchildren's account."