- Associated Press - Sunday, August 1, 2010

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Dick Cheney is still in the hospital after heart surgery in early July.

Daughter Liz Cheney said her 69-year-old dad is out of intensive care and hopes to return home this week. She told “Fox News Sunday” that he’s already planning trips for fly fishing and hunting later this year.

Mr. Cheney has had five heart attacks since he was 37. In his recent surgery at a Northern Virginia hospital, Mr. Cheney had a small pump installed to help his heart work.

After the operation, Mr. Cheney said in a statement that he was entering a new phase of treatment for what he called “increasing congestive heart failure.”


Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide