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Cheney Event Repeatedly Disrupted By Protesters

Huffington Post - Jul 14, 2014
WASHINGTON -- Protesters disrupted an event featuring Dick Cheney, his wife Lynne and their daughter Liz on Monday, saying that the former vice president needed to be held accountable for the war in Iraq. "Dick Cheney -- war criminal!" one woman ...

Cheney family sounds off after Iraq protests

Politico - Jul 14, 2014
Former Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday defended the Bush administration's decision to invade Iraq, calling it absolutely the right thing to do.” I believed in it then, I look back on it now, it was absolutely the right thing to do,” the Wyoming Republican ...

'We weren't "dead broke," excuse me': Dick Cheney's wife takes swipe at Hillary ...

Daily Mail - Jul 14, 2014
The wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney took a swipe at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday, mocking her claims last month that she and then-President Bill Clinton descended into poverty as they left the White House. During a lunch ...

Dick Cheney: I Have No Regrets About the Iraq War

Newsweek - 22 hours ago
As soon as the talk began, protesters from Code Pink interrupted telling 'Dick Cheney is a war criminal!' The first protester, carrying a pink sign and a pair of handcuffs, nearly got to the stage before the secret service dragged her away. The second protester ...

The Cheney bunch minus one

Politico - 20 hours ago
They even laughed together as the inevitable Code Pink protesters interrupted the lunch, with Lynne Cheney joking, I wondered why the line was so long” to get into the event. (Dick Cheney sat more uncomfortably, laughing slightly but turning away from the ...

Dick Cheney: The world's a mess, and it's Obama's fault

euronews - 5 hours ago
Just minutes into the conversation, things got nasty in the packed ballroom. Protesters disrupted the on-stage event, shouting that Cheney needed to be held accountable for the war in Iraq. Dick Cheney — war criminal!” one woman shouted, holding a pink ...

Dick Cheney No Fan of Rand Paul's 'Isolationism'

Wall Street Journal (blog) - Jul 14, 2014
Protesters interrupted the event several times with large signs reading Arrest Cheney,” shouting that the former vice president was a war criminal” who had destroyed Iraq.” After being escorted from the hall where the panel took place, the protesters set up ...

Former VP Cheney's Wife Takes on Hillary, Left-Wing Protesters

JP Updates - 22 hours ago
Hillary The wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney lodged a verbal jab at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday, mocking her claims last month that she and then-President Bill Clinton were in dire financial straits when they left the White ...

Heckler to Cheney: You destroyed Iraq and you're destroying this country

Press TV - Jul 14, 2014
A number of protesters have disrupted an event participated by former US vice president Dick Cheney, calling him a war criminal over the 2003 invasion of Iraq. "Dick Cheney -- war criminal," one protester shouted as she held an "Arrest Cheney" in the event ...

Cheney: Iraq invasion was the 'absolute right thing to do'

CNN (blog) - 8 hours ago
Washington (CNN) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney defended the Bush Administration's decision to invade Iraq more than a decade ago on Monday, saying, I believed in it then. I look back on it now - it was absolutely the right thing to do.” A few minutes ... ry thumbnail-true ">

Dick Cheney
: Isolationists are 'out to lunch'
USA TODAY - Jul 14, 2014
... desired when it comes to national security policy.” Dick Cheney largely side-stepped questions about potential 2016 presidential candidates, including whether he believes Mitt Romney will run again, and whether he better trusts the judgment of Condoleezza Rice vs. Colin Powell or President Obama vs. Vice President Biden. The Politico Playbook lunch, which also featured Lynn Cheney, was interrupted by Code Pink. The anti-war group had protesters outside of the event, and initially disrupted the proceedings.

Dick Cheney interview drowned out by hecklers Monday in DC

New York Daily News - Jul 14, 2014
The protesters were escorted out of the event, but not arrested or fined. "We want to send a clear message to Dick Cheney that we haven't forgotten his crime of dragging us into a devastating war in Iraq that was built on lies. Our group bird-dogs him and other ...

Lynne Cheney Mocks Hillary Clinton: 'We Weren't Dead Broke'

610kvnu - 4 hours ago
Win McNamee/Getty Images | ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- It was standing room only at the Mayflower Hotel on Monday for Politico Playbook's lunch with the Cheney family. The former vice president was joined by his wife Lynne and daughter Liz for an ...

My lunch with the Cheneys: Noshing over ex-VPs latest garbage with standing ...

Salon - 7 hours ago
Dick never looked once at the scene. Just as Lynne was getting into the pressing business of plugging her new book about James Madison and whether the Founder had epilepsy, two more protesters erupted from the balcony. Security rushed upstairs, took ... Liz and Dick Cheney, on the other hand, want to offer as much advice as they can, and are doing this recent media tour in promotion of their new political non-profit, the Alliance for a Strong America. Allen mentioned the now-infamous line/sub-headline from Liz ...

How Many Haters Does It Take to Ruin a Cheney Family Gathering?

The Wire - Jul 14, 2014
At this point in his life, Dick Cheney is probably used to protesters leaping out of crowds to call him a war criminal. Today was one of those days. During the Dick, Lynne, and Liz Cheney Politico Playbook lunch in Washington's Mayflower renaissance Hotel, ...

Dick Cheney: 'Isolationism Is Crazy' - Jul 14, 2014
Former Vice President Dick Cheney thinks "isolationism is crazy," believes Obamacare is just one example of presidential overreach, says budget cuts to the military are "outrageous" – and doesn't consider it so bad when "Congress doesn't do anything."

Cheney Criticizes Obama On Iraq, Faces Hecklers

Talk Radio News Service - Jul 14, 2014
(TRNS) – Former Vice President Dick Cheney blamed the Obama administration for the deteriorating and volatile environment in both Iraq and throughout the region on Monday, claiming the White House attempted to diminish the presence of the U.S. military and dismantle its capacity in the Middle East. Our response to [the proliferation of weapons of mass ... Protesters disrupted the event twice, calling for the arrest of Cheney who they deemed a war criminal.” As security escorted the protestors out of the room, ...

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