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[Discussing specific weapons systems:] I voted for them when I was in Congress. Now that I'm secretary [of defense] I have to figure out a way to pay for them.




Richard B. Cheney, Vice President of the United States (Republican), U. S. Congressman (Republican, WY), White House Chief of Staff, U. S. Secretary of Defense, Interview, 1989

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Dick Cheney
Dick Cheney
  • Born: January 30, 1941
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Vice President

Richard Bruce Cheney is an American politician and businessman who served as the 46th vice president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. He has been cited as the most powerful vice president in American history. At the same time he has been among the least favored politicians in the history of the US: His approval rating when leaving office was only 13%.

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