It's kind of like 'American Idol' except one of them got voted off months ago. I mean, Cheney was interrupted five times by applause and 50 times by people screaming, 'Stop! I'll tell you everything!
The victim, Harry Whittington, a year-old lawyer, was transferred from the intensive care unit to a private room in a Corpus Christi hospital on Monday. He was listed as stable, with wounds to his face, neck, chest and rib cage from the pellets sprayed at him from 30 yards away by Mr. Cheney's shotgun.
Correction Appended. Whittington, 78, was taken by helicopter to Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition in the intensive care unit on Sunday, according to Michele Trevino, a hospital spokeswoman. White House officials did not release details of the accident.
Dick Cheney unknown. The act of shooting someone square in the face with a shotgun. A man who absorbs light and then takes a dark dump on America.
It accidentally pelted Cheney, who was then chief executive at Halliburton Co. The Albuquerque Journal reported the incident Sunday. House Speaker John Boehner became animated Tuesday over the proposed Keystone Pipeline, castigating the Obama administration for not having approved the project yet.
The Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports Whittington, then 78, was part of a quail-hunting party on a South Texas ranch with Cheney and others when the vice president accidentally shot him in the face and torso after a covey of game birds took flight. Dozens of tiny bird-shot pellets peppered his face and torso. Whittington lost consciousness and was taken to the hospital.
The Texas lawyer Dick Cheney sprayed with birdshot during a traumatic hunting trip recently bagged his first quail since the terrifying rifle mishap 10 years ago — but there has still never been a vice presidential apology. Harry Whittington still has pellets lodged into his right cheek and neck from the Feb. The year-old lawyer said his son-in-law and some friends took him quail hunting last month in his hometown of Goliad, marking the first time he fired a shotgun in a decade.
On Feb. The vice president's mistake made headlines on Feb. The White House did not release details of the accident until after news had already broken of the shooting, later claiming they had prioritized treatment for Whittington. According to the New York Times, Armstrong said Cheney fired his shotgun without realizing Whittington was on the opposite end of the barrel.
Cheney plugged year-old lawyer Harry Whittington Saturday afternoon on the Armstrong Ranch in Texas, where they were gunning for quail. The vice president's medical team, which travels with him because of his history of heart attacks, treated Whittington and took him to a Corpus Christi, Tex. He was treated for a spray of bird shot along the side of his face, neck and chest.
On February 11,United States vice president Dick Cheney accidentally shot Harry Whittingtona year-old Texas attorneywith a shotgun while participating in a quail hunt on a ranch in Riviera, Texas. Local authorities released a report on the shooting on February 16,and witness statements on February On February 14,Whittington suffered a non-fatal heart attack and atrial fibrillation due to at least one lead-shot pellet lodged in or near his heart.