Dick Cheney


Tue January 18, 2011
The Two-Way

Cheney Says He May Need Heart Transplant

On NBC's The Today Show this morning, former Vice President Dick Cheney talked about the heart pump that now keeps him alive and said that he may need a heart transplant.

"I'll have to make a decision at some point whether or not I want to go for a transplant," Cheney said, "but we haven't addressed that yet."

Cheney, who turns 70 on Jan. 30, has suffered five heart attacks. Here's the part of the interview in which he talked about his health:

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