No campaigning for Cheney Staff
Posted: Sep 01, 2011 10:34 AM
No campaigning for Cheney

A 2012-related nugget from Mike Allen's sit-down with the former vice president:

Friends say Cheney may be motivated to re-inject himself in the public dialogue if he detects a notable departure on national-security policy, or if he sees some major injustice to officials who helped in the Bush administration war on terror.

But he has largely retreated from politics. Some of the 2012 Republican candidates have called him – he won’t say which ones — but he doesn’t plan to campaign. Neither he nor former President George W. Bush indulge the sort of long-distance political kibitzing that former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton enjoy.

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