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Cheney to NBC: Obama Still a 'One-Term' Prez and I'm 'Interested' in Palin


"I have a bit of a sense I'm going to get the last word."

While he may look like only a fraction of his former self, former vice-president Dick Cheney is still as sharp and opinionated as he was during his political career. And like his former boss George W. Bush, he's stepping out of seclusion to once again acquaint himself with American television sets.

In a sit-down with NBC recently, Cheney opened up about the Bush years and current events, as well as what lies ahead. He covered everything from Barack Obama (he's still a "one-term" president), Sarah Palin (“I’m interested in Gov. Palin like a lot of people are."), and even gave a glimpse of the memoir he is currently writing ("I have a bit of a sense I'm going to get the last word.").

He also talked about his differences with George W. Bush -- especially when it came to pardoning Cheney's chief of staff "Scooter" Libby -- and admits he actually offered to resign three different times. But still, he said his relationship with the former president is good.

The extensive, 10-minute interview aired on Tuesday morning's edition of "Today":

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