5,120. 5/29/2003

“Information [was] released that day [May 29, 2003] by Representative Henry Waxman, a liberal Democrat [from California], showing that Halliburton–of which [Vice President Dick] Cheney had been the chief executive officer–had received more than half a billion dollars in military contracts relating to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq in an arrangement that did not require the firm to bid on these jobs.”

 – Michael Isikoff and David Corn, Hubris, Page 230

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