Clinton said earlier Tuesday in an interview with the website OZY that Obama should do everything he can to fulfill his "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan" promise, even if it means changing the health care law so that old plans aren't cancelled.
But Cheney wasn't exactly sure how the President could act on that promise. He called the health care law a serious "foul-up" and suggested that it should simply be repealed.
"You got a situation here where do you go back out to the people whose policies have been canceled and give them a new policy and -- just repeal Obamacare?" he said. "I don't know, maybe. But it is hard to think of how you are going to actually implement that."
White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday that Obama also agreed that he should, as Clinton put it, "honor the commitment" he made in assuring Americans could keep the health plans they liked. The president was looking at a "range of options" to address cancellations on the individual market, Carney said.
This post has been updated.