October 21, 2013


Cheney Resigned in 2001

Dick Cheney told 60 Minutes that just 67 days after taking the oath as vice president, he took a historic and unprecedented action of submitting a standing letter of resignation to President Bush due to his poor health.

Said Cheney: "Basically, what I did was I resigned the vice presidency effective March 28, 2001."

"Cheney discovered there was no provision in the constitution to replace a vice president who is alive, but incapacitated. So he drew up a letter of resignation to give to the president."










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