During an interview on "FOX News Sunday," Chris Wallace asked former Vice President Dick Cheney if he thinks Democrats are soft on national security? Cheney responded affirmatively, then added that in recent years the Democrats didn't have as strong of advocates on national defense or national security as they used to have -- the pro defense wing of the Democratic party isn't as strong as it once was.
The video and transcript of the interview are available below.
A "Terrible, Terrible Precedent"
This was Cheney's first interview since the Obama justice Department named a prosecutor to investigate possible CIA abuses of terror detainees. Asked about that action against CIA personnel, Cheney called it a terrible, terrible precedent: