Washington Post:

President Bush pronounced himself “satisfied” today with Vice President Cheney’s explanation of a hunting accident in which a 78-year-old Texas lawyer was shot and wounded. He said Cheney “handled the issue just fine.”

In a brief question-and-answer session with reporters at the White House after a meeting with the visiting president of Colombia, Bush said Cheney was traumatized by his accidental shooting of Texas lawyer Harry Whittington during a quail hunt on a ranch near Corpus Christi late Saturday afternoon.

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