Obama vs. Cheney Showdown

By Jennifer Parker

May 21, 2009 9:43am

It’s an extraordinary showdown we’re seeing today between President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney. We’ve never really seen anything like it. But the president’s problems with his counter-terrorism policy only begin with Cheney. Obama’s also getting hit from the left-wing of his party, who are angry he’s reversed his stand on released photos of detainee abuse and reinstituting Bush-era military commissions. And, as we saw yesterday, Democrats are abandoning him in droves over this question on what to do with some 240 detainees held at Guantanamo Bay. What the president is going to try to do today is get back control of the debate. Here’s my chat with Diane Sawyer on Good Morning America: –George Stephanopoulos

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