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Dick Cheney hospitalized in Washington University Hospital, details
Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney was hospitalized on Friday after he felt discomfort. According to the latest updates, Peter Long, Cheney spokesman said, he was expected to remain hospitalized through the weekend.
FORMER US Vice-President Dick Cheney, who served as Vice-President for eight years during George Bush’s presidency, was hospitalized on Friday after he felt discomfort. According to the latest updates, Peter Long, Cheney spokesman said, he was expected to remain hospitalized through the weekend for tests and observation at George Washington University Hospital in Washington.

The 69-year-old Republican leader, who has had previous heart trouble, sustained five heart attacks, the first in 1978 when he was 37 years old. He suffered his last heart attack in February, which resulted in a heart catheterization and a stress test. Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney had a heart defibrillator implanted to monitor his heart and shock it back into a normal rhythm if abnormal beating occurred in 2001.

The 69-year-old Republican leader Dick Cheney, played a key role in US decisions on Iraq and Afghanistan and he also fiercely criticized President Barack Obama over the national security policies. He also shortly served as Acting US President on two events when Bush undergone operations.

Earlier on Friday, Cheney was feeling ill, so he visited his doctors at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington and was subsequently advised to check in to the hospital. There is no latest details or updates have surfaced in the media about former US Vice-President and Republican leader Dick Cheney.

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