"When Did The Sheriff Interview Cheney?"
The NYT says Saturday night:
Sheriff Salinas said he sent his chief deputy, Gilbert Sanmiguel, to the Armstrong Ranch that night. He said Mr. Sanmiguel interviewed Mr. Cheney and reported that the shooting was an accident.
That would be significant because it would suggests Cheney cooperated with the investigation, which is ongoing.
But the AP reports that Cheney didn’t agree to be interviewed until Monday morning:
At least one deputy showed up at the ranch’s front gate Saturday evening and asked to speak to Cheney but was turned away by the Secret Service, [Secret Service spokesman Eric] Zahren said. There was some miscommunication that arrangements already had been made to interview Cheney the next morning, he said.
Who has the story right? How did these two papers get conflicting information?