January 19th, 2009
11:05 PM ET
10 years ago

Cheney pulls muscle moving, in wheelchair

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/01/19/art.cheney1.gi.jpg caption="Cheney pulled a muscle while moving, according to the White House."](CNN) - Vice President Dick Cheney will be in a wheelchair during Tuesday's Presidential Inauguration, after pulling a muscle in his back while moving, White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said

"Under his physician's recommendation, the Vice President will be in a wheelchair for the next couple of days, including for tomorrow's inauguration, The Vice President is looking forward to being there for tomorrow's historic inaugural activities," Perino said in a statement.

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soundoff (41 Responses)
  1. paul c in san diego

    LOL, malcave, stop smoking that PCP, makes you stupid man! Or maybe you were born that way with that pitiful and downright laughable post filled with personal paranioa, right wing talking points and complete nonsense. It's sore losers like YOU that are full of hate, bitterness, denial and basic sanity. Get over it, your agenda is history and thankfully loudmouthed morons like you are in the minority. So keep yelling at the train long after it has left the station. Spend tomorrow with your other Ann Coulter loving inbred hicks and wallow in your own self pity and hate, America isn't listening to filth like your kind anymore.

    January 20, 2009 03:06 am at 3:06 am |
  2. Donny Osmond


    Your post seems like the most hateful comment on here. As both Conservative and Liberal leaders have stated, now is not a time for divisive actions, but rather a time for a unified effort to benefit the country we all love. Things are bad enough already we don't need to be fighting internally over unimportant things. Just remember: Hate begets hate.

    January 20, 2009 03:15 am at 3:15 am |
  3. echeweozo

    he will end up in prison real soon

    January 20, 2009 03:17 am at 3:17 am |
  4. TexAnnie *-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*-*

    leon & malclave– I'm not a "liberal", but I do think Dick Cheney is one of the biggest crooks on the face of the earth. If you paid attention not only the last 8 years, but also all the years he was at Halliburton, then you would know what a crooked devious scumbag the guy is.

    January 20, 2009 03:17 am at 3:17 am |
  5. Erwin

    How ironic or rather fitting,...Please man "It truly is time to take a seat"

    January 20, 2009 03:21 am at 3:21 am |
  6. Tomkat in Seattle

    Sounds like he injured himself moving boxes of top secret torture confessions from his office to the shredder. Makes a great excuse that he doesn't have to look a man of honor (President Obama) in the eye. I hope this man goes to prison for his evil. America needs to take a rape shower on Jan 20th to cleanse the BUSH administration off. Repubs will pay dearly for years to come for this debacle. Mark my words! M2C

    January 20, 2009 03:23 am at 3:23 am |
  7. J.V.Hodgson

    This man is despicable.
    He does not even want to stand on his own two feet and shake the hand of the next president of the USA.
    I would remind him that the president of the USA Roosevelt, ( polio victim) dragged himself to his feet and told his war time respective chiefs of staff ." Do not tell me what cannot be done tell me how it can be done!"
    Thank god its bye bye Cheney and his demagogic and dictatorial ideals.

    January 20, 2009 03:26 am at 3:26 am |
  8. justin

    wow, he moved. usually he just stays in one place and ruins the country?

    January 20, 2009 03:28 am at 3:28 am |
  9. Steve

    He should be in prison, wheelchair and all.

    January 20, 2009 03:33 am at 3:33 am |
  10. Vegas Boy

    Pleeeeeezzzeee!!! Anyone who believes he's actually doing any physical work needs to get a check up... This is just one more lie before leaving office.. How pathetic!

    January 20, 2009 03:35 am at 3:35 am |
  11. republicans=bush=ha8

    Why isn't he in handcuffs yet? Is not against the law to destroy our country? How could have horrible people voted for his Hitler ticket before?

    Besides how did he pull his back moving something, he moved an army in to Iraq with out pulling his finger..

    January 20, 2009 03:36 am at 3:36 am |
  12. Ed

    Dick Cheney is very lucky he is only in a wheelchair for a short time. There are thousands of soldiers from the Iraq war who will never walk again. He started that war. It is fitting that he gets to see what if feels like to be in a wheelchair on his last day in office.

    January 20, 2009 03:39 am at 3:39 am |
  13. IL voter

    10 bucks says he injured himself by flipping a mover "the bird" with just TOO much enthusiasm.

    January 20, 2009 03:43 am at 3:43 am |
  14. Brenda C


    January 20, 2009 03:45 am at 3:45 am |
  15. phil

    Can anybody say "Weekend at Bernie's"?

    January 20, 2009 03:46 am at 3:46 am |
  16. Uchenna Chidi-Ezeama

    I'm so sorry 4 him.Nothing to say 4 now than let God judge him & G.W Bush.Let the blood of all American soldiers who dif in Iraq be on their head.
    ~Uchenna U. Chidi-Ezeama.
    Umuobiakwa, Nigeria.

    January 20, 2009 10:28 am at 10:28 am |
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