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2006-03-19 15:13:16

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney, a lightning rod for criticism about administration policies, on Sunday rejected the notion of resigning and said he would serve out his term. "I made sure both in 2000 and 2004 that the president had other options. I mean, I didn't ask for this job. I didn't campaign for it. I got drafted," Cheney said on CBS television's "Face The Nation." Being part of the administration was a highlight of his career, Cheney said. "I've now been...

2006-02-17 15:16:31

By Jeff Franks CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) - Texas lawyer Harry Whittington, bearing bruises and pockmarks from birdshot but considering himself lucky, prepared to leave the hospital on Friday and said the hunting incident in which Vice President Dick Cheney shot him was just an accident. Whittington, 78, said he was sorry for all the trouble the incident had caused Cheney, as he spoke with reporters at the hospital for the first time since the Saturday shooting. Doctors said...

2006-02-17 14:46:13

By Jeff Franks CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) - Texas lawyer Harry Whittington, bearing bruises and pockmarks from birdshot but considering himself lucky, prepared to leave the hospital on Friday and said the hunting incident in which Vice President Dick Cheney shot him was just an accident. Whittington, 78, said he was sorry for all the trouble the incident had caused Cheney, as he spoke with reporters at the hospital for the first time since the Saturday shooting. Doctors said...

2006-02-16 20:52:58

By Jeff Franks CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) - Local police cleared Vice President Dick Cheney of any wrongdoing in his weekend hunting mishap and closed the case on Thursday, saying no charges would be filed. Kenedy County Sheriff Ramon Salinas said an investigation had determined Cheney shot Texas lawyer Harry Whittington by accident, therefore no legal action was needed. "No charges will be filed against anybody, and that's it," Salinas told reporters in brief comments outside...

2006-02-16 16:47:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Thursday he was satisfied with the explanation Vice President Dick Cheney gave about his accidental shooting of a fellow hunter. "I thought the vice president handled the issue just fine. And I thought his explanation yesterday was a powerful explanation," Bush said in his first public words about the shooting last Saturday of Texas lawyer Harry Whittington. Bush deflected questions about whether he was satisfied with the...

2006-02-16 15:39:39

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It was the shot heard around the world, and the chaotic aftermath has shone new light on the secretive nature of President George W. Bush's powerful, independent-minded vice president, Dick Cheney. Experts say Cheney's reaction to his accidental shooting of fellow hunter Harry Whittington in Texas last Saturday -- wait until the next day to let the news trickle out and reject White House advice to move faster -- was emblematic of Cheney's power...

2006-02-15 19:28:09

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney took the blame on Wednesday for accidentally shooting a friend while bird hunting and said it was "one of the worst days of my life," but rejected criticism that he waited too long to make it public. Under pressure from Democrats and some Republicans to break his silence about his shooting of 78-year-old Texas lawyer Harry Whittington on Saturday, Cheney described the incident to the Fox News Channel in dramatic...

2006-02-16 07:13:30

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Vice President Dick Cheney told Fox News Channel in an exclusive interview Wednesday afternoon that he believed he properly handled the disclosure of his involvement in a hunting accident in Texas last week. Cheney accidentally shot a fellow hunter at a Texas ranch on Saturday while hunting quail. Harry Whittington, a 78-year-old lawyer, has been hospitalized in Corpus Christi ever since and suffered a mild heart attack Tuesday. Fox...

2006-02-15 19:25:56

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney took the blame on Wednesday for accidentally shooting a friend while bird hunting and said it was "one of the worst days of my life," but rejected criticism that he waited too long to make it public. Under pressure from Democrats and some Republicans to break his silence about his shooting of 78-year-old Texas lawyer Harry Whittington on Saturday, Cheney described the incident to the Fox News Channel in dramatic...

2006-02-15 14:02:06

By Jeff Franks CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney planned to break his silence on Wednesday over the shooting of a Texas lawyer in a hunting accident, and his victim was described as doing well a day after suffering a minor heart attack. Doctors treating Harry Whittington, 78, said his heartbeat had returned to normal with the aid of medication received as part of his treatment at Christus Spohn Hospital in Corpus Christi. Cheney sprayed Whittington with...


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