Official Biography of
Former Vice President Dick Cheney

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Dick Cheney is without question the most powerful and influential vice president ever, and one of the world’s most consequential statesmen of the past half-century
- Charles Denyer

Cheney offers hard-hitting opinions and insight on dozens of critical issues

  • How the American vice presidency was a job Cheney actually loathed and never wanted.
  • Why invading Iraq was the right decision in the second Gulf War.
  • How domestic surveillance and enhanced interrogation measures were necessary for fighting the global war on terror.
  • Why John Edwards, Kerry’s running mate in the 2004 presidential election, was, according to Cheney, “a scumbag”.
  • Why Cheney describes Barack Obama as “the worst president in my lifetime.”
  • Why Cheney and Colin Powell’s relationship quickly deteriorated in the second Bush White House.
  • How Bush’s decision not to pardon Scooter Libby would seriously damage the relationship between Cheney and the president.
  • Why China is of grave concern to Cheney.

Dick Cheney & Charles Denyer

Up Close and Personal

Author Charles Denyer reveals the Dick Cheney that many simply don’t know, a man that for decades has shunned the spotlight and the media, which only added to the mystique of America’s former vice president. In his groundbreaking search, Denyer reveals a man deeply steeped in the inner workings of the American political system, yet also someone with a true conviction and commitment to his values, regardless of what others say or think.

The Untold Story of
America’s Most Powerful Vice President

Thanks, but No Thanks

Learn why Cheney turned down Texas Governor George Bush’s initial requests to be his running mate – on numerous occasions.

A Vice-Presidency Like No Other

Learn how Cheney transformed the office of the Vice President of the United States into a dominant and forceful political position during the Bush White House.

Power and Conflict

Learn how Cheney’s immense influence on key policy directives would put him at odds with the likes of Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and others.

Back to Bagdad

Cheney tells Denyer why invading Iraq and toppling Saddam Hussein was the right decision in 2003, but not in 1991.