A lot has changed in the four years since former President George W. Bush left the White House — including his relationship with his vice president, Dick Cheney.
“You know, it’s been cordial," Bush says in an interview set to air on C-SPAN Wednesday night. “You know, I just… I don't see him — much. And I don't see many of the people I worked with much and it’s kind of sad. It's great to be in Texas, however.”
The interview premieres on the eve of the dedication of Bush's presidential library at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. The event is expected to draw a number of Washington heavyweights, including President Barack Obama and former presidents Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, and George H.W. Bush.
Bush reveals that despite missing his political "pals," he doesn't miss his D.C. days.
"You know, I really don't miss Washington,” Bush says in the interview. “So while we've got friends in Washington I’m not all that friendly to Washington."
In March, Showtime released "The World According to Dick Cheney," a documentary meant to give an inside look at the former vice president.
The film revealed tensions that arose between Cheney and Bush toward the end of their time in office, citing the Scooter Libby incident as "a major strain" in their relationship.
Cheney is slated to attend Thursday's library dedication, along with several other Bush administration alumni including former secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Colin Powell, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, and former attorneys general John Ashcroft and Alberto Gonzales.