March 6, 2001 |
Vice President Dick Cheney, who has had four heart attacks, underwent a procedure Monday to widen a coronary artery after experiencing repeated episodes of chest pains since Saturday. A cardiologist who treated Cheney on Monday at George Washington University Medical Center said he had seen no evidence "as of now" that the vice president, 60, had suffered a fifth attack. President Bush said the hospitalization was a "precautionary measure."
May 22, 2001 |
Vice President Dick Cheney held a reception at his official residence for $100,000 donors to the Republican Party, giving Democrats--after years of enduring GOP criticism of their use of the perks of office for fund-raising--the chance to accuse Republicans of the same practices.
August 6, 2005 |
A U.S. delegation led by Vice President Dick Cheney paid respects to King Abdullah, a visit intended to show the importance Washington attaches to close ties with oil power Saudi Arabia. Cheney, former President George H.W. Bush and former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell offered condolences on the death Monday of King Fahd, the new monarch's half-brother.
June 14, 2005 |
Vice President Dick Cheney said Monday that the United States' image had not been damaged by allegations of prisoner abuse at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and that people who urge the closing of the U.S. prison "probably don't agree with our policies anyway." Cheney answered Guantanamo critics during an appearance at the National Press Club, saying that the prisoners being interrogated at the prison were properly housed and fed, received medical care and had religious needs met.
July 17, 2005 |
Vice President Dick Cheney has a mild case of esophagitis and some small dilation of the arteries behind both knees, his office said Saturday after he completed a two-part annual physical. Cheney, 64, was at George Washington University Hospital for a colonoscopy, an upper endoscopy and vascular screening. The procedures completed his yearly medical checkup.
November 17, 2005 |
Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday lashed out at Democrats who accused the Bush administration of manipulating intelligence in the run-up to the Iraq war, saying such critics were spreading "one of the most dishonest and reprehensible charges ever aired" in Washington. Cheney also suggested that the Democratic attacks could undermine troop morale.
November 22, 2005 |
Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday sought to tamp down what has become a bitter and personal fight in Washington over the Iraq war, offering praise for a senior House Democrat who had called for the full withdrawal of troops and saying that an "energetic debate" over the war was part of a healthy society.
November 1, 2005 |
Even as lawmakers were advising the Bush administration to clean house after last week's criminal charges against a top official in the CIA leak case, Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday elevated two aides who emerged as bit players in that saga to replace his indicted former chief of staff. Cheney named his chief counsel, David S. Addington, to be his new top lieutenant. Addington replaces I.
November 26, 2005 |
IF the debate over the war in Iraq now raging across our front pages and airwaves proves nothing else, it already has demonstrated that this administration believes the people's attention span can be measured in nanoseconds and that memory has the shelf life of fresh bread. Take, for example, this week's astonishingly revelatory public statements by Vice President Dick Cheney and Porter J.
October 29, 2005 |
Vice President Dick Cheney appears as no more than a background character in the indictment of his chief of staff, I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. Yet even that secondary role raises questions about whether Cheney played any part in the alleged effort to discredit an administration critic. As the Libby case moves forward, it is likely to focus more attention on the vice president's position as one of the most powerful behind-the-scenes figures in government.