Legal Notices Obituaries Jobs. When Cheney finally received the report his aids left on his desk, saying that John Yoo wrote a memo essentially allowing waterboarding, a previously criminal offense, Cheney's eyes lit up, and he started giggling uncontrollably, one staffer reported. Dubose and Bernstein, journalists who have covered Texas politics with a particular eye on the career of President George W. Trump victory over Clinton is a serious setback for women worldwide How did the polls get it so wrong? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Start reading Cheney on your Kindle in under a minute. Connect Upload Contact Us.
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At first, Cheney declines — the vice presidency being a notoriously boring and powerless job — but offers to help Bush pick a good No. He then displayed a copy of the Constitutionin which, at the bottom, written in red crayon, was the rule described in the above quote. Change to mobile view. He told his biographer that Mr Cheney was an "iron ass" who exerted too much of a "hardline" influence over his son. Bush's running mate in the election, Hayes reports, Dick Cheney called the vice presidency a cruddy job. Read more Read less. The constitution specifically says that if a vice president's initials are D.