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Press Release

    Cheney Mentions Tort Reform in Acceptance Speech

    08/04/2000

    On Wednesday, August 2, former Defense Secretary Dick Cheney accepted the Republican nomination for vice - president. In his speech at the Republican National Convention, Cheney touted the tort reform record of Republican presidential nominee, Texas Governor George W. Bush, stating, "[Bush] promised to reform the legal system, to get rid of junk lawsuits, and he has. Today the legal system serves all people, not just the trial lawyers." For the entire text of Cheney's speech, click here.