Cheney On The Economy: “Stuff Happens”

Posted by | March 15, 2009 10:15 | Filed under: Top Stories

Talking to John King on CNN Sunday morning, former Vice President Cheney was asked how credible the Bush administration could be with bad employment numbers, large numbers of Americans uninsured, and a huge budget deficit.  Citing 9/11 and Katrina, Cheney attempted to cobble together an explanation.

All of these things required us to spend money that we had not originally planned to spend or weren’t originally part of the budget. Stuff happens. And the administration has to be able to respond to that, and we did.

h/t Think Progress

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