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Cheney also worried aloud to Pence that "we're getting into a situation when our friends and allies around the world that we depend upon are going to lack confidence in us," and then offered a blunt criticism of the current administration's response to foreign policy challenges.
Bale added: "But because of his enormous ego, Trump is actually far less dangerous - providing he doesn't go bloody pushing the button - than Cheney."
The film examines how Cheney rose to become the most powerful man in America, despite not having the top job, documenting how he made an arrangement of power with the consent of PresidentGeorge W.
Bale 'embraces Cheney with sincerity,' said Rolling Stone magazine, while Variety hails his portrayal of Cheney as being on 'a virtuoso level of observation and exactitude.'
Bush (Sam Rockwell) is running for president of the U.S., and he wants Cheney to be his running mate.
But in the rush to jump-start her political career, Cheney neglected to inform the man she was angling to replace--Mike Enzi, her father's fly-fishing buddy and the state's senior senator.
Its principal focus, appropriately, is on the period beginning with Bush's 2000 presidential campaign, when Cheney directed the search for, and then served as, Bush's running mate, through their eight years together in the White House.
The book begins with Cheney as a 34-year-old White House chief of staff, who begins and ends each day with the most powerful man in the world, Gerald Ford, the President of the United States.
When Bill O'Reilly asked Cheney on Fox News what "we get out of'' the Iraq war, given that "we spent $1 trillion on this with a lot of pain and suffering on the American military,'' Cheney repeated his delusion about Saddam's WMD -- the imaginary ones -- falling into the hands of terrorists: "We eliminated Iraq as a potential source of that.''
Cheney also believed that military action against Iran was inevitable, if government's diplomacy fails.
"Many observers believe that Cheney's vice-presidency was idiosyncratic -- that without his persona, and Bush's, his power won't be replicated," said an American press report when Cheney left office few years back.
"The performance now of Barack Obama as he staffs up the national security team for the second term is dismal," Cheney said in comments to about 300 members of the Wyoming Republican Party on Saturday night, Washington Post reported.