Rudy Calls for Four More Years of Dick Cheney

In an event in New Hampshire last night, Rudy Giuliani suggested that -- if he were to be elected president -- he would like to choose someone like Dick Cheney to be his Vice President. The AP reports:


Would a Rudy Giuliani administration be populated with a Cabinet of Republican rivals and a powerful, all-knowing vice president like Dick Cheney? Possibly, according to musings Giuliani shared in answers to questions from New Hampshire voters yesterday in Hooksett.
Giuliani pivoted from a question about potential picks for secretary of state to this: "Let me answer with the question of what you would look for in a vice president first - again without any presumption that I'm going to be the nominee."
In an answer that mentioned Cheney more than once, Giuliani said, "A vice president has to be a partner in the administration. The vice president has to know everything that's going on, just in case the vice president has to step in at a moment's notice," he said. He added that during a conversation with Cheney on Sept. 11, 2001, he felt the vice president "had a sense that he knew what he was doing."
This isn't the first time Giuliani has floated Cheney for Vice President. In a radio interview in November, Giuliani cited Cheney as "a good example of picking someone who is qualified to be president of the United States." Fortunately, Cheney has indicated he will not serve in a future administration. "I'm going to serve this president for the next four years, and then I'm out of here," Cheney told Fox News' Chris Wallace. "This is my last tour."
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