Whittington was hit in the face, neck and chest with birdshot Saturday during the hunting trip. After a shotgun pellet traveled to his heart, he had suffered a mild heart attack Tuesday while being treated at Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-Memorial.
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Whittington, his voice raspy but strong, said the past weekend encompassed ”a cloud of misfortune and sadness.”
”My family and I are deeply sorry for everything Vice President Cheney and his family have had to deal with,” he said.
Apologizing to the man who almost killed you? Sounds like somebody’s been taking advice from Harry Reid.