President Bush said Wednesday Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld is stepping down and former CIA Director Robert Gates will take over at the Pentagon and in prosecuting the war in Iraq.I don't get it, but this feels something like a victory. Ultimately, though, it's Bush and his entire administration that needs to hand over the keys to the kingdom.
Last week, as he campaigned to save the Republican majority, Bush declared that Rumsfeld would remain at the Pentagon through the end of his term.
Wednesday, November 08, 2006
NEWS - Rumsfeld in & out
source: NPR news