Gibbs responds: Why is anyone still listening to Dick Cheney?

In an interview with Fox News Sunday yesterday, Vice President Cheney aggressively attacked Attorney General Eric Holder for opening preliminary investigation into CIA interrogation abuses. He called it an “outrageous political act,” “intensely partisan,” and “politicized.” He said that the so-called enhanced interrogation techniques were directly responsible for keeping the country safe and by abandoning them, the Obama administration was putting Americans at risk. Today, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs responded to these accusations, wondering whether it’s really useful to listen to anything Cheney has to say on foreign policy:

I’m not entirely sure that Dick Cheney’s predictions on foreign policy have borne a whole lot of fruit over the last eight years in a way that have been either positive or, to the best of my recollection, very correct.

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