Cheney criticized Trump foreign policy in closed-door event
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Cheney criticized Trump foreign policy in closed-door event

WASHINGTON — Former Vice-President Dick Cheney has been criticizing President Donald Trump’s foreign policy, even comparing it with that of former President Barack Obama.

Speaking with Vice-President Mike Pence this weekend, Cheney warned that Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria and complaints about NATO were making American allies question the dependability of the U.S. as a partner.

The two vice-presidents were appearing at a closed-door retreat hosted by the American Enterprise Institute in Sea Island, Georgia.

A person in the room confirmed Cheney’s remarks, which were first reported by The Washington Post. The person requested anonymity because of the conference’s off-the-record nature.

Zeke Miller, The Associated Press