The award will not be available in the final version, says Microsoft.
"A lot of you say that the joke isn't political, but you're wrong- A joke about a politician IS political...don't get me wrong, the joke is pretty funny," wrote forum user RedHound5. "I mean, it's not every day that a man shoots another man in the face by accident- but the problem with this joke is people turn it political."
But another forum user named Dark Quiche Boy wasn't happy with the one-time vice presidential in-game achievement.
"Dude," Dark Quiche Boy complained. "Thats not a cool medal. Poor Cheney, it was an accident."