Doctors say former Vice President Dick Cheney, 71, did not receive special treatment when he was given a new heart Saturday. Mr. Cheney had severe congestive heart failure and had suffered five heart attacks in the past 25 years. (Associated Press)
Some of the famous and influential people who have been Mr. D'Ambrosio's clients are (from top left) former Vice President Dick Cheney, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Anthony Alito Jr., former D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, former Presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, nd Archbishop of Washington Donald W. Wuerl.
Former President George W. Bush, right, shakes hands with former Vice President Dick Cheney after Cheney introduced Bush during the groundbreaking ceremony for the President George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Vice President Dick Cheney, center, applauds as President Bush, right, speaks before signing the United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act during ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2008. Standing behind them on stage are, from left to right, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman, and Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Ronen Sen. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
In this June 1, 2009, file photo, former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the National Press Club in Washington. Cheney says he underwent heart surgery last week and is recuperating. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
In this Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009 file photo, former Vice President Dick Cheney speaks at the Center For Security Policy dinner at Union Station in Washington. Former Vice President Dick Cheney was admitted to the hospital Friday, June 25, 2010 after experiencing discomfort, the latest health scare for the 69-year-old Republican leader who has a long history of heart disease. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg, File)
** FILE ** Former Vice President Dick Cheney hugs his daughter Liz Cheney after she surprised the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) by bringing him as her guest, on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010, in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
In this July 11, 2009, file photo, former CIA Director Michael V. Hayden says top members of Congress were kept well-informed about the Bush administration's post-9/11 surveillance program, with meetings that usually occurred at the White House with Vice President Dick Cheney in attendance. (Associated Press)