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Harriet Miers Resigns as White House Counsel

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posted on Jan, 4 2007 @ 01:45 PM
A day after news of John Negroponte's resignation as National Intelligence Director comes word of Harriet Miers' resignation from her position as White House Counsel. At this time there is no word of her replacement.
A key member of President Bush's inner circle stepped down Thursday — the second administration shake-up in 24 hours — when Harriet Miers turned in her resignation as chief counsel.

White House Press Secretary Tony Snow said the president reluctantly accepted her resignation, which takes effect Jan. 31. Miers said she planned to return to the private sector.

Miers' resignation follows news that National Intelligence Director John Negroponte will step down from his post to become deputy secretary of state. In April 2005, Negroponte became the nation's first manager of all 16 intelligence agencies the U.S

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Wow. This is a shocker. She has been Pres. Bush's right hand gal for a long time. I can only wonder who he will find to take her place.

The ship is sinking and it is every man and woman for themselves.

posted on Jan, 4 2007 @ 02:08 PM
"The ship is sinking and it is every man and woman for themselves."


posted on Jan, 6 2007 @ 01:40 PM
Any speculation on who will replace Miers as WHC? I can't find anything specific about possible candidates so far. Anybody have an idea who Bush might want to represent him at this point?

posted on Jan, 6 2007 @ 07:09 PM
How many key players have gone in the past few weeks?

Anyone keeping tabs?

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