Clinton Denounces Cheney for Terrorism Comments
Friday, August 11, 2006
New York, NY —
Senator Hillary Clinton has denounced Vice President Dick Cheney for saying terrorists would be emboldened by the results of Connecticut's Democratic Primary.
REPORTER: That's where an anti-war candidate defeated Senator Joe Lieberman.
CLINTON: I don't take anything he says seriously anymore. I think that he has been a very counterproductive even destructive force in our country and I am very disheartened by the failure of leadership from the president and vice president.
REPORTER: During a campaign stop in the Bronx yesterday, Clinton accused the administration of shortchanging New York of its homeland security money.
A spokeswoman for the vice president said his comments on the importance of a strong national security strategy "speak for themselves."