The joke's on Vice President Dick Cheney. Apparently, around the White House, they're OK with that. As he launched into a health-care speech Wednesday, President Bush warmed up his audience with a nod to Halloween, at Cheney's expense. He said, 'Well, I'm already wearing it. Ah yes, that old Darth Vader line.
The True Story Behind the Cheney Family Feud Over Gay Marriage and Cheney's Gay Daughter
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne, surprised viewers on Tuesday's episode of "The View" when they they expressed their support for gay marriage. Barbara Walters, one of the hosts of "The View," raised the subject when she asked Lynne Cheney what she thought of gay marriage. Lynne Cheney responded by telling Walters about their gay daughter, Mary, and her partner, Heather, who have two kids. This isn't the first time that Dick Cheney has expressed support for gay marriage, and his comments on Tuesday echoed what he said at the National Press Club in June
What Is Former Vice President Dick Cheney Up To Now?
On February 11, , then- United States vice president Dick Cheney "accidentally" shot Harry Whittington , a thenyear-old Texas attorney , with a gauge Perazzi shotgun  while participating in a quail hunt on a ranch in Riviera, Texas. Local authorities released a report on the shooting on February 16, , and witness statements on February On February 14, , Whittington suffered a non-fatal heart attack and atrial fibrillation due to at least one lead-shot pellet lodged in or near his heart. Cheney did not speak publicly about the incident until February 15 in an interview with Fox News. Early reports indicated that Cheney and Whittington were friends and that the injuries were minor.
He has been cited as the most powerful vice president in American history. He began his political career as an intern for Congressman William A. Steiger , eventually working his way into the White House during the Nixon and Ford administrations. He served as White House chief of staff from to In , Cheney was elected to the U.