Whittington Leaves Hospital, Speaks to Press
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The lawyer shot by Vice President Dick Cheney during a hunting trip was discharged from a hospital Friday and told reporters he was deeply sorry for all the trouble Cheney had faced over the past week.
“We all assume certain risks in what we do, in what activities we pursue,” Harry Whittington, 78, said outside the hospital. “Accidents do and will happen.”WAIT, BEFORE YOU GO…
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