Hedge Fund Dealer Al Gore Tells Nation, You Should Not Impeach Cheney

1 de junio de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="23" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Hedge Fund Dealer Al Gore Tells Nation, You Should Not Impeach Bush</h1><p>June 1, 2007 (LPAC) - In a <i>Public Broadcasting System</i> interview May 30, 2007 the former Vice President Al Gore, now heading up a hedge fund in London, attacked the idea of impeachment as useless, a waste of time and unlikely of success. At one point in the interview Gore referred directly to Dick Cheney's role: "Although President Bush has since tried to specifically distance himself from that argument [that Saddam Hussein caused 9/11], Vice President Cheney still has not, so maybe there's a split within the administration."</p><p>At the mention of Cheney, the interviewer immediately asked about impeachment:</p><p> <b>GWEN IFILL:</b> "You've been a leader. You served in Bill Clinton's administration as vice president. You watched as the Republican Congress impeached him. Do you think that the Democratic-led Congress right now should be making efforts to impeach George W. Bush?</p><p> <b>AL GORE:</b> "I haven't made that case. You know, I think that, with...</p><p> <b>GWEN IFILL:</b> "Why not?</p><p> <b>AL GORE:</b> "Well, with a year and a half to go in his term and with no consensus in the nation as a whole to support such a proposition, any realistic analysis of that as a policy option would lead one to question the allocation of time and resources.</p><p> <b>GWEN IFILL:</b> "You don't think it's a good use of time?</p><p> <b>AL GORE:</b> "Well, I don't think it is. I don't think it would be likely to be successful."</p></div></body>