Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Defense Secretary Robert Gates to Keep Top Pentagon Job Under Obama Administration

Tuesday, November 25, 2008
FoxNews.com brings us this bit of good news today, even though one KNOWS many on the LEFT are having a fit over it... and that bit of good news is this... Defense Secretary Robert Gates will keep the Top Pentagon Job for at least the first year of the Obama Administration, FOX News has learned... There was very strong support for Gates among Democrats, said one Democratic source in the Senate whose boss was intimately involved in bringing Obama and Gates together to see if they were compatible... The move confirms speculation that Obama aides had encouraged before the election that Gates would stay on for an interim period... A registered independent, Gates has served various Republican administrations. President Bush nominated Gates to replace Donald Rumsfeld after the 2006 midterm elections, when the war in Iraq was descending into chaos and became a political liability for Republicans... Gates will continue to preside over two U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that Bush launched as part of the larger war on terror...
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Defense Secretary Gates to Keep Job Under Obama

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