Posted by | February 6, 2011 10:28 | Filed under: Top Stories

Former Vice President Dick Cheney, speaking at a Ronald Reagan centennial event, defended Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and warned against the Obama administration moving too fast and too publicly.

Cheney noted it can be difficult for some foreign leaders to act on U.S. advice “in a visible way” without appearing compromised in their own countries.

“The bottom line is, in the end, whatever comes next in Egypt is going to be determined by the people of Egypt,” Cheney added.

On Mubarak:

“He’s been a good man, a good friend and ally to the United States,” Cheney said. “We need to remember that.”

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