Nov 08 2006

Shelby on Rumsfeld Resignation and Gates Appointment

Senator Shelby made the following remarks regarding Donald Rumsfeld’s resignation as Secretary of Defense and the subsequent nomination of Former Director of the CIA Robert Gates to become the 22nd Secretary of Defense:

“Secretary Rumsfeld served our nation during a tumultuous time and I wish him well in the future,” Senator Shelby said.

“I look forward to hearing Robert Gates’ plans for the future of the Department of Defense during the confirmation process.”