(EBOOK/EPUB) [Vice Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency]

  • Hardcover
  • 278
  • Vice Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency
  • Lou Dubose
  • English
  • 04 November 2018
  • 9781400065769

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Vice Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency review ¹ 104 A spot in the cabinet of the first Bush presidency But when he became George W Bush's running mate Cheney reached a new level of influence From the engineering of his own selection as vice president to his support of policies allowing torture as a permissible weapon in the war on terror Cheney has steered America consistently rightward In Vice Dubose and Bernstein uncover startling revelations including the extraordinary intimidation of CIA officials by a vice president bent on obtaining intelligence to support a foregone conclusion the invasion of Ira details on Cheney's secret energy task force including his meeting with Enron chief Ken Lay months before Lay was indicted and how Cheney went to court to erode the powers of Congress how Cheney helped to kill 2003 diplomatic overtures from Iran to. Incredible breakdown of the Machiavellian antics and maneuvers made by Dick Cheney both in and out of the White HouseThis was released while he was still VPOTUS and doesn t seem to be connected to the recently released masterpiece VICE which rightly won Christian Bale a Golden Globe on Sunday nightThis book delves into a lot the movie wasn t able to get to The Iran Contra stuff is enough to blow your mindRecommended for poli sci and history geeks only

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Vice Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency review ¹ 104 Discuss concessions on its nuclear program andpolicy toward Israel Cheney's role in engineering multibillion dollar military contracts in Ira to benefit Halliburton the company he once ran eyewitness reports from prominent Republican and conservative sources who go on record for the first time to tell the truth about how Dick Cheney has hijacked the American presidency In the words of one of Cheney's colleagues from the House Dick keeps his own counsel He's completely in control He's completely sure of himself in everything he does It's what got him to where he is today the most powerful vice president to ever hold office It's also what's bringing about his downfall In Vice we get an unprecedented expose of how Cheney operates and what his vice presidency will mean to America now and in the futu. My namesake is a scary control freak

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Vice Dick Cheney and the Hijacking of the American Presidency review ¹ 104 Dick Cheney is the most powerful yet most unpopular vice president in US history He has thrived alongside a president who from day one had little interest in policy and limited experience in the ways of Washington Yet Cheney's uiet steady rise to prominence over a span of three decades occurred largely behind the scenes Now veteran reporters Lou Dubose and Jake Bernstein reveal the disturbing truth about the man who has successfully co opted executive control over the US government serving as the de facto shadow president of the most dominant White House in a generation Cheney has always been an astute politician He survived the collapse of the Nixon presidency finding a position of power in the administration of Gerald Ford He was then elected to the House of Representatives and later he earned. I write this after reading just a few pages and looking ahead at a few places This book is maddening infuriating Where is the outrage in our nation at these jackels feasting on usGreat book but I have stopped reading at page 34 I CAN T STAND IT ANY LONGERWhere is the outrage Why isn t this man in jail Why are we allowing this man to take our country from us