ANSWER: Congressman Dick Cheney (R-WY). His co-author was his wife, Lynne.
EXPLANATION: Former Vice President Dick Cheney made his first of 29 appearances on Meet the Press May 12, 1985. Cheney, who was then a Congressman from Wyoming, discussed his recent book on powerful Speakers of the House, which he had co-authored with his wife Lynne. In this clip below, watch as Cheney has some harsh words for then House Speaker Tip O'Neill. He said O'Neill's actions had "done damage to the principles and traditions of the House of Representatives." Cheney’s new memoir of his time in the Bush White House, titled In My Time, was released Tuesday.
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