Susan Rice to Replace Donilon as National Security Adviser

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

The White House is announcing a major change to its foreign policy team today. National security adviser Tom Donilon is stepping down and will be replaced by Susan Rice, the American Ambassador to the United Nations.

Ambassador Rice has faced sharp criticism from Republicans since the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi that left four Americans dead last September. At the time, President Obama struck back at Republicans telling them to go after him and not Rice, who he said had no involvement in the security and policy decisions made following the attack.

President Obama plans to nominate National Security Council official Samantha Power to replace Ms. Rice at the United Nations.

Mark Landler is White House correspondent for Takeaway partner The New York Times.

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Comments [1]

listener

"Those infamous words are in the past now"
because the partisan media and the administration want it in the past.
Naturally no mention of Power and Israel.

"A political battle and nothing more"
So says the partisan media narrative and
it's response to a moderate Republican foolishly
trying to compromise.

Jun. 05 2013 09:14 AM

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