NBC's Guthrie Tells Cheney: 'You're A Living, Breathing Example of Government Investment'

October 21, 2013 - 2:33 PM
NBC's Guthrie Tells Cheney: 'You're A Living, Breathing Example of Government Investment'

In part two of an interview with former Vice President Dick Cheney on Monday's NBC Today, focused on his new book about his struggle with heart disease, co-host Savannah Guthrie couldn't resist the chance use Cheney's health problems to promote big government: "...some of this technology that ultimately lead to the pump that kept you alive before you could have the [heart] transplant started in 1964 with government funding. So you can look at it as you're a living, breathing example of government investment."