Snowden gets 'highest honor' from Cheney
June 17th, 2013
02:11 PM ET
10 months ago

Snowden gets 'highest honor' from Cheney

(CNN) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Sunday called Edward Snowden a "traitor."

One day later, Snowden–the man who leaked information about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs–said he felt honored.
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Cheney defends NSA, calls Obama's credibility 'nonexistent'
June 16th, 2013
03:12 PM ET
10 months ago

Cheney defends NSA, calls Obama's credibility 'nonexistent'

(CNN) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney vehemently defended the National Security Agency surveillance programs that started under President George W. Bush but argued the current administration has lost credibility.

"Part of the problem is the administration's credibility - because of Benghazi and the IRS scandal - is less effective. Nonexistent, if you will, when you get over to the NSA program, which ought to be defended," he told CNN.
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Filed under: Dick Cheney • NSA • President Obama
Cheney to address RNC as GOP maps a political path forward
April 10th, 2013
07:10 PM ET
1 year ago

Cheney to address RNC as GOP maps a political path forward

Los Angeles (CNN) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney will address members of the Republican National Committee gathering here in California this week for strategy sessions on how to broaden the GOP’s appeal with voters.

It is unclear what topic Cheney will speak on, but this is the first formal gathering of national party members since RNC Chairman Reince Priebus issued a report last month examining all aspects of the national party, including what steps the GOP should take to reach out to new voters, specifically Asian Americans, blacks, Hispanics and young people.
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Cheney to GOP leaders: ‘We’re in deep doo doo’ on North Korea
April 9th, 2013
08:14 PM ET
1 year ago

Cheney to GOP leaders: ‘We’re in deep doo doo’ on North Korea

(CNN) – Republican leaders in Congress received a dire warning on Tuesday from former Vice President Dick Cheney on the ongoing crisis in North Korea.

“We’re in deep doo doo,” Cheney told lawmakers, according to a GOP leadership aide.
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Cheney unapologetic in new documentary
March 15th, 2013
12:18 PM ET
1 year ago

Cheney unapologetic in new documentary

(CNN) – The man labeled the most powerful vice president in American history remains resolute in his steadfast defense of his time in the White House in a new documentary that begins airing Friday.

"I did what I did. It's all on the public record, and I feel very good about it. If I had to do it over again, I'd do it in a minute," Dick Cheney says in "The World According to Dick Cheney," which debuts at 9 p.m. ET on Showtime.

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Ad spotlights Republican support for gay marriage
February 20th, 2013
08:22 AM ET
1 year ago

Ad spotlights Republican support for gay marriage

(CNN) - Prominent Republicans who support marriage rights for same-sex couples are the focus of a new million-dollar ad campaign that's set to roll out Wednesday.

The spot, from the Respect for Marriage Coalition, feature clips of former Vice President Dick Cheney, former first lady Laura Bush, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell all voicing their support for same-sex marriage rights. The ads also use a clip from President Barack Obama's second inaugural address in January.
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Filed under: Colin Powell • Dick Cheney • Laura Bush • Same-sex marriage
Cheney to co-author 'medical memoir'
December 4th, 2012
04:49 PM ET
1 year ago

Cheney to co-author 'medical memoir'

(CNN) – Former vice president Dick Cheney, who has suffered at least five heart attacks since the late 1970s, will co-author a medical memoir with his cardiologist and daughter Liz Cheney, publishing company Scribner said Tuesday.

Cheney, 71, had his first heart attack in June 1978 at age 37, to be followed by heart attacks in 1984, 1988, 2000, and 2010. His 2000 heart attack occurred shortly after that year's election, when he won the vice presidency.
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Cheney: McCain's process was a mistake, not Palin
August 6th, 2012
04:25 PM ET
2 years ago

Cheney: McCain's process was a mistake, not Palin

(CNN) - She wasn't a mistake after all.

A week after asserting Sen. John McCain made a mistake in picking Sarah Palin as his running mate, former Vice President Dick Cheney clarified he thought the selection process itself was at fault.
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Palin to Cheney: Careful where you aim
August 1st, 2012
08:40 AM ET
2 years ago

Palin to Cheney: Careful where you aim

(CNN) – Don't expect to see Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney on an elk hunt anytime soon.

The former Alaska governor slammed Cheney Tuesday for his assertion that it was a mistake to put her on the 2008 GOP ticket, saying the former vice president was being influenced by the "lamestream media."
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McCain, Liz Cheney push back on Palin 'mistake'
John McCain and Sarah Palin attend a campaign rally at Pima County Fairgrounds on March 26, 2010 in Tucson, Arizona.
July 30th, 2012
11:49 AM ET
2 years ago

McCain, Liz Cheney push back on Palin 'mistake'

(CNN) - Dick Cheney's assertion that it was a "mistake" for John McCain to put then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on the 2008 Republican ticket drew some pushback Monday from the Arizona senator.

"I'm always glad to get comments four years later," McCain said sarcastically on Fox News. "I respect the vice president. He and I had strong disagreements as to whether we should torture people or not. I don't believe we should have. The fact is I'm proud of Sarah Palin. I'm proud of the job she did. I'm proud of the job she continues to do. Everybody has their own views and I respect those views. But I'm proud of what we did."
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Filed under: Dick Cheney • Sarah Palin
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