posted on Dec, 2 2004 @ 04:39 PM
Senator John Danforth has reportedly resigned his position today as Ambassador to the UN after only 5 months on the job, according to the Associated
Press. He was sworn in as Ambassador on July 1, 2004, succeeding former Ambassador John Negroponte. Danforth is also known for heading the
investigation into the FBI's actions at Waco. He is not reported to be in the running for any other govenmental position.
And, in a third development, U.N. Ambassador John Danforth submitted his resignation, an official said.Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
Ambassador Danforth stated in recent weeks that he would like to return home to spend more time with his family, so his resignation isn't entirely
unexpected. Some sources are calling this move a retirement more than a resignation.
Danforth spoke with President Bush three days after the election, indicating that he wanted to leave the stressful public service job.
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[edit on 3-12-2004 by Banshee]