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Now on Fox News Channel the former Vice President Dick Cheney is has been hospitalized this evening.
With chest pain said to be resting comfortably at a hospital in Washington our senior White House correspondent Major Garrett.
Have to be in New York this evening and is -- this.
Anytime you hear Dick Cheney and chest -- it's scary is he's got a history but it seems comfortable tonight he does have a history my colleague Mike Emanuel covers the White House is a statement released by the former vice president's office saying much of what you just summarize quickly shepherd.
That he is at George Washington University Hospital at the hospital he's been treated before for -- salesman.
He went there on his own we -- led to believe after experiencing some degree of chest pains we don't know the severity of those chest pains.
His doctors are currently evaluating the situation and he's resting comfortably the one thing about Vice President Cheney to remember.
Is that these have been some what episodic in his life of late.
And most all the instances with the rare exception of having a -- that work done.
He's gonna for valuations that take to take a look at things released him a short time later within a day or so so.
There is a high degree of precaution that he takes because of this history but often times when he comes in.
There's a brief evaluation process is -- -- he had his first heart attack 32 years ago now which is hard to believe that it's been that long.
But six it's my understanding that he's been -- to follow doctor's orders very well absolutely and we've heard set on the set a number of times -- our medical team.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Well we just got this statement from the vice president's office that he's resting comfortably and GW hospital he has been there -- -- you just mentioned numerous times.
And sometimes these things are episodic we don't know the extent of the chest pains at the beginning.
We do know that the report now is that he's resting comfortably that he had some sort of chest pains and was rushed to do to the hospital.
He has as you mentioned a long history here.
With his previous heart attack also the procedure that former President Bill Clinton just had stents.
Put in his heart he also had a pacemaker output in.
That was change doubted if you remember during the bush years when he was vice president.
He has jokes numerous times about his watching his weight and he's really been trying to.
To watch what he's -- and his family's been all over him at that I traveled around the world with -- and watched him.
Try to head to deal with that along various trips and kept a rigorous schedule even right after the procedures.
He had so we don't know the extent of that right yet Jeff but we do always resting comfortably at GW hospital.
And major we know he's been very busy lately back in the public spotlight now doing Republican work absolutely been the most prominent and most painful thorn in the side of this.
Obama White House.
To the consternation of president Obama's top advisers.
And it is worth pointing out not so much followed by.
President Bush there's been a complete separation of parting of the ways between the tactical approach to president Obama's -- in office by Vice President Cheney and President Bush.
And as we learned last week on Meet the Press there is some aspect of Dick Cheney that is fighting some of the past wars within the Bush Administration.
Taking issue with some decisions and some fights in the latter years the Bush Administration that he lost a terrorist detention interrogations and the like so.
There is a multi.
Dimensional -- to Dick Cheney's participation American political life right now target the Obama administration but also re litigating some of the wars he lost the latter years of bush pressed.
Again Major Garrett thank you Brit Brit Brit.
-- -- up a couple of Bret -- thank you first on fox tonight the former Vice President Dick Cheney in the hospital tonight.
In Washington said to be resting comfortably.
After some chest pains updates as we get them here inside fox report but first on Capitol Hill tonight.
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