What did Dick Cheney know? The US supreme court decided earlier this week that it will allow a nine-year-old lawsuit against Halliburton to proceed. The case isn't about Iraq, or even the Nigerian bribery scandal , but about asbestos and whether or not company management misled shareholders. Most people assume that Halliburton made a fortune when Cheney, who had just left his previous job as secretary of defence, took over the company in But in reality, the company made a gigantic loss because of a very bad deal that Cheney made for Halliburton — by buying a company called Dresser Industries in
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The Bush campaign maintains that Mr. Cheney has cut his ties with Halliburton and that the administration has given the company no special treatment. At a community center in Albuquerque on Sept. Kerry declared: "Dick Cheney's old company Halliburton has profited from the mess in Iraq at the expense of American troops and taxpayers. While Halliburton has been engaging in massive overcharging and wasteful practices under this no-bid contract, Dick Cheney has continued to receive compensation from his former company. After listing some instances of Halliburton overcharging alleged by Pentagon auditors, Mr. And the independent Congressional Research Service found that under federal ethics law, Dick Cheney did have a lingering financial interest in Halliburton.
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At years of age, Halliburton Co. HAL remains a stalwart in the energy industry. Although Halliburton's proposed acquisition of Baker Hughes Inc.
Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Personal: Birth date: January 30, Mother: Marjorie Lorraine Dickey Cheney. Cheney was co-captain of the Natrona High School football team and senior class president.