But one verbal slip appeared to show that the Vice President saw himself ‘making decisions’ for the president.
“Brent doesn’t walk in my shoes these days. He’s not in the job I’m in,” Cheney said, deflecting a criticism by Brent Scowcroft, a George H.W. Bush administration official who is a long time friend of the Vice President. “He’s not responsible for making the decisions the President has had to make and those of us who support him and advise him.”