Cheney invites Helen Thomas on Hunting Trip; Effort to reach out to White House Press Corps, observers sayQuicklink submitted by Joan Brunwasser Permalink
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|But Ms. Thomas, never one to shrink from an opportunity, said today that she would be glad to join the vice president quail hunting in Texas so long as the Pentagon provided body armor for her first.
At the Pentagon, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld said that he was taking Ms. Thomas request for body armor very seriously but warned that the Pentagon has been plagued by production delays.
The earliest we could fit Helen Thomas with body armor would be spring 2009," he said.
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