Cheney speaks

Cheney speaks for the first time about shooting accident.

February 16, 2006 1:15AM (UTC)

Vice President Dick Cheney gave a sitdown to Fox's Brit Hume today, and Fox is doling out excerpts before broadcasting the interview at 6 p.m. ET. Below are what appear to be the four key excerpts (choice moment: Hume's off-camera, tin-eared question, "And I take it you missed the bird?") Not shown is Hume asking Cheney about how much alcohol was consumed that day, but Hume told Fox's Shepard Smith that Cheney told him he had a beer at lunch, many hours before the shooting, and that's all.



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