Cheney on heart problems: ‘If this is dying … it’s not all that bad’


In his new book out next week, “Heart: An American Medical Odyssey,” former Vice President Dick Cheney describes the heart-related crises he endured for decades. In 2010, when it appeared his heart was giving out, he said his goodbyes to his family -- but he eventually received a heart transplant, and is now at peace after having come so close to death, so many times. NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reports.

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