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Former Vice President Cheney calls Obama's national security nominees 'dismal'

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By The Associated Press

Published: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, 7:39 p.m.

CHEYENNE — Former Vice President Dick Cheney said on Saturday night that President Obama has jeopardized national security by nominating substandard candidates for key Cabinet posts and by degrading the military.

“The performance now of Barack Obama as he staffs up the national security team for the second term is dismal,” Cheney said in comments to about 300 members of the Wyoming Republican Party.

Cheney said it was vital to security that “good folks” are secretaries of State and Defense and CIA director. “Frankly, what he has appointed are second-rate people,” he said. — AP

 

 
 


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