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ID:

259

Date:

2007-08-16

Headline:

Rumsfeld's Resignation Came Day Before 2006 Election, Letter Shows

Reporter's name:

Michael A. Fletcher

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Washington Post

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld resigned one day before the 2006 election, not the day after when President Bush announced his departure, according to his four-paragraph resignation letter obtained by Associated Press after repeated FOIA requests.

Keywords:

Donald Rumsfeld, defense secretary, Iraq, Sen. Arlen Specter


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

general government


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