Former VP Cheney: Obama Is ‘Maybe the Weakest’ President
Former Vice President Dick Cheney was on “Hannity” tonight, where he slammed President Barack Obama’s leadership.
“He is a very, very weak president, maybe the weakest, certainly in my lifetime,” Cheney said. The former vice president told Sean Hannity that he spent several days on a recent trip to the Middle East talking with people, all of whom are convinced that America’s capacity to lead and influence has been reduced by Obama.
“We’ve got a problem with weakness, it’s centered right in the White House,” he said.
Cheney told Hannity that “it’s as though [Obama] wasn’t even around when 9/11 happened,” saying that the U.S. went into Afghanistan for a very good reason.
“The reason we went into Afghanistan is because 19 guys armed with airline tickets and box cutters who had trained in Afghanistan, were supported out of Afghanistan by al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden, came over here and killed 3,000 Americans on 9/11,” he said.
Cheney said the president is prepared to pull out all capability in Afghanistan without negotiating a stay-behind agreement. He called that stupid and unwise, stressing that it will reinforce the notion that the U.S. is weak.
Watch the full interview above.
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