This June 2, 2008 file photograph shows then US vice president Dick Cheney listening to a speaker prior to his introduction to address the Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize Luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Cheney has questioned President Barack Obama’s trustworthiness on national security after the US Justice Department announce a probe into alleged CIA prisoner abuse.
In a statement first released late August 24, 2009, Cheney took aim at the investigation and at Obama’s decision to create a new team of elite interrogators to grill suspected terrorists under White House supervision. AFP PHOTO / Files / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)