Tuesday, February 12, 2013 7:57 am
Cheney calls US drone strikes 'a good policy'
The Associated Press
In an interview that aired Tuesday on "CBS This Morning," Cheney dismissed the need for "checks and balances" against the drone program. He says Obama "is getting paid to make difficult, difficult decisions."
The drone program came under scrutiny last week during Senate hearing on counterterrorism adviser John Brennan's nomination to become director of the CIA. Brennan oversaw many of the drone strikes from his White House office.
Overall, Cheney calls Obama's foreign policy "terribly flawed." He says Obama came to office looking "to reduce U.S. influence in the world."