Friday, November 10, 2006

Press release on the Nomination of Robert Gates

Here is a press release from Senator Hagel's office:
Hagel Statement on the Nomination of Robert Gates to be Defense Secretary

November 8th, 2006
- WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) released the following statement today regarding President Bush’s nomination of Robert Gates to replace Donald Rumsfeld as Secretary of Defense:

“I’ve known Bob Gates for many years. President Bush has made an excellent choice for this critically important position. Bob Gates is qualified, competent and experienced. I believe the Senate will quickly confirm him. We need to get him on the job as soon as possible.”
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