Dick Cheney, The $36 Million Man

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Dick Cheney, The $36 Million Man

Here's the White House release (issued late Friday--what a surprise) announcing that Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife reported income of $36 million on their just-filed 2000 income tax return. The White House distributed the summary in lieu of Cheney's actual return, which probably would make for some real interesting reading. Cheney, whose veep salary is a paltry $186,300, hit the jackpot last year "from the exercise of stock options and from the sale of restricted stock of Halliburton," the company he previously headed. (2 pages)

Saluting Dick's boss.

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