April 16, 2008 |
Vice President Dick Cheney does not have to testify as an eyewitness in a civil lawsuit filed against Secret Service agents by a man who says he was wrongfully arrested for criticizing the vice president -- at least not yet, U.S. District Magistrate Judge Craig Shaffer ruled Tuesday.
March 26, 2008 |
Vice President Dick Cheney charged in an interview released Tuesday that Iran is trying to develop weapons-grade uranium, though international inspectors and U.S. intelligence services have not found evidence of such an effort.
February 4, 2008 |
No one can agree on what exactly happened the day a Colorado man spotted Dick Cheney strolling the streets of a ski resort town and decided to give the vice president a piece of his mind. Steve Howards, 55, says he walked up to Cheney and delivered his message -- "Your policies in Iraq are disgusting" -- then lightly touched the vice president's shoulder. The White House photographer says he saw Howards slap Cheney on the back.
November 27, 2007 |
Doctors administered an electrical shock to Vice President Dick Cheney's heart and restored it to a normal rhythm during a 2 1/2 hour hospital visit Monday. The procedure was described as a low-risk, standard practice. Cheney, 66, went home from George Washington University Hospital and was expected back at work today. Cheney, who has a history of heart problems, was discovered to have an irregular heartbeat around 7 a.m.
November 21, 2007 |
Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan blames President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney for efforts to mislead the public about the role of White House aides in leaking the identity of a CIA operative. In an excerpt from his forthcoming book, "What Happened," McClellan recounts the 2003 news conference in which he told reporters that aides Karl Rove and I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby were "not involved" in the leak involving operative Valerie Plame. "There was one problem.
November 7, 2007 |
House Democrats on Tuesday beat back a Republican attempt to force them to vote on a divisive resolution to impeach Vice President Dick Cheney for "fabricating a threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction" to justify the war in Iraq. The 218-194 party-line vote waylaying the measure by sending it to the judiciary committee capped a remarkable afternoon in which Republicans tried to outfox Democrats, switching their votes in a strategy that could have triggered an immediate vote.
September 20, 2007 |
Faced with criticism from hard-hitting books -- and there have been plenty -- the White House has developed a five-word response: "We don't do book reviews." It's the sort of boilerplate retort that can serve whether the critic is former Treasury Secretary Paul H. O'Neill, former White House counter-terrorism advisor Richard A. Clarke or, more recently, a former assistant attorney general, Jack Goldsmith, writing about the Justice Department.
July 29, 2007 |
Vice President Dick Cheney, who has a history of heart problems, had surgery to replace an implanted device that monitors his heartbeat. Doctors at George Washington University Hospital replaced his battery-powered defibrillator. If the device were to sense an abnormal rhythm, it would deliver an electronic shock to reset Cheney's heart to a normal beat. "The device was successfully replaced without complication," said Megan McGinn, Cheney's deputy press secretary.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 2007 |
The White House is more than 2,600 miles from West Hollywood, a distance emblematic of how far left the progressive city is compared with elected leaders running the nation on Pennsylvania Avenue. Last week the distance came into focus as West Hollywood officials made their city the first in Southern California to pass a resolution calling for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney.
July 21, 2007 |
President Bush will undergo a routine colonoscopy today and Vice President Dick Cheney will hold the powers of the presidency during the roughly 2 1/2 hours Bush is under the effects of anesthesia, the White House said Friday. It will be the second time Bush has signed over to Cheney the responsibilities of acting president by invoking the 25th Amendment. The first time was five years ago, for the same procedure.