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(chā'nē),
William D., 20th-century U.S. radiologist. See: Cheney syndrome.
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Its principal focus, appropriately, is on the period beginning with Bush's 2000 presidential campaign, when Cheney directed the search for, and then served as, Bush's running mate, through their eight years together in the White House.
One of the best things about the 2008 race was ushering out the incalculably destructive Dick Cheney.
When Cheney was to be briefed on the vice-president's typical duties, which include fund raising and public appearances, he replied "I have a different understanding with the president," former vice-president Dan Quayle recalled in a press interview.
Cheney, a Wyoming native, said it was vital to the nation's national security that "good folks" hold the positions of secretary of state, CIA director and secretary of defense.
The elder Cheney has completed the 19-month prison sentence he received for unlawful use of a weapon and third-degree assault in the incident involving his son.
A week earlier, Cheney seemed to scorn Palin's selection for veep, saying, "she'd only been governor for, what, two years?
Cheney repeatedly expresses his disappointment in Colin Powell for not providing adequate leadership as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs during Desert Shield/Storm.
However, Cheney then said, "There are challenges ahead.
In short order, Cheney became the point man for all that was seen as wanting in the Bush administration and, in the view of some, for all that was criminal.
Since early in 2009, Cheney has been making speeches, appearing on talk shows, lambasting Obama, and generally casting his large and imposing shadow over American foreign policy in an effort to keep it moving in the same orbit in which he steered it under the aegis of President George W.
The attack comes in the wake of attempts by Cheney to publicise his new book, with Powell accusing the one-time vice president of taking 'cheap shots' at the former Bush administration.
Still, Gellman adds key details to the known narrative, from the process by which Cheney effectively selected himself as Bush's running mate to the degree to which Bush was blindsided by the consternation his domestic surveillance program caused within the Justice Department.