Earlier today, a spokesman for Rumsfeld said he'd given no indication that he would step down in the wake of Democratic election gains. The spokesman said Rumsfeld would work with Congress on Iraq but added that the focus on stabilizing the country will remain the same.But the headline says he's gone...
Eric Ruff, the Pentagon press secretary, said he participated in meetings with Rumsfeld on Wednesday morning and heard no talk of changing war strategies or of Rumsfeld leaving his post. He said he did not know whether Rumsfeld has talked to President Bush about his future in light of the election results.
Wednesday, November 08, 2006
Confusion: In or Out?
CNN says: Breaking News: Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld is stepping down, sources tell CNN. But I can't find the story. Fox News says,
Posted by Peter A. Stinson on Wednesday, November 08, 2006