Vice President Dick Cheney landed a major zinger on a CNN reporter this weekend. He was at an event with Obama’s former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. They were talking with CNN reporter Barbara Starr of CNN.
Cheney had a few really funny lines but the one about CNN and the press was hysterical.
Here;s a transcript via Real Clear Politics:
CHENEY: I think he needs to be careful but he’ll learn as he goes along. I think he is putting some brains and good people with him. I am a big fan of Mike Pence. I know Mike well from his 12 years in the House and I think he’s a great choice as Vice President. He’s going to play a major role. I think Mr. Trump is taking very, very seriously the job that he has gotten now. Staffing up the administration.
I think one of the reasons people get so concerned about the tweets is it is sort of a way around the press. He doesn’t have to rely upon, uh, rely upon — this is the modern era, modern technology. He’s at the point where we don’t need you guys anymore.
CHENEY: I apologize.
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