Politics

White House to Cheney: Don't Hold Breath Waiting for Apology

| by Mark Berman Opposing Views

The White House has a message for former Vice President Dick Cheney, who is demanding an apology over its criticism of the Bush administration's "enhanced interrogation" techniques: none is forthcoming.

Cheney said over the weekend that the killing of American citizen and al-Qaeda operative Anwar al-Awlaki amounts to the same thing the Bush people did, so he wants an apology.

However, the White House said what the Bush administration did was torture, and the Obama administration does not do that: