Former Vice President Dick Cheney heading to the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon in 2008. (CQ Roll Call File Photo)
Dick Cheney returns to the Capitol next Thursday — and this time, it’s for good.
A bust of the 46th vice president, who served under George W. Bush, will join 44 others in the Senate’s vice presidential collection on Dec. 3. Cheney and his wife, Lynne, will be in attendance.
The cost of the bust, crafted by sculptor William Behrends of Tryon, N.C., is being kept quiet until the contract is finalized sometime next week. But Rules and Administration Committee staff told Roll Call the cost will be consistent with others in the collection, noting Dan Quayle’s bust cost approximately $50,000. Full story