James D. Retrieved May 30, Google News. Retrieved September 28, The college board of trustees issued a statement explaining that the invitation should be viewed "as one extended to someone holding the high office of vice president of the United States rather than to a partisan political figure". As deputy assistant, Cheney suggested several options in a memo to Rumsfeld, including use of the US Justice Department , that the Ford administration could use to limit damage from an article, published by The New York Times , in which investigative reporter Seymour Hersh reported that Navy submarines had tapped into Soviet undersea communications as part of a highly classified program, Operation Ivy Bells.
Another major area of disagreement between Cheney and Bush was same-sex marriage: Bush is opposed, whereas Cheney's younger daughter, Mary, is a lesbian. They have two daughters, Liz and Mary. Archived from the original on August 12, Views Read View source View history. Archived from the original on May 10, Retrieved December 2,