President Bush Meets Key Shiite Leader

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Unable to get enough votes for Senate confirmation, John Bolton today announced his resignation as US Ambassador to the UN. Secretary General Kofi Annan, meantime, said that Iraqis are worse off than they were under Saddam Hussein. At the White House, the President met with a powerful Shiite leader who told reporters he wants US troops to stay in his country.

Credits

Guest:
Holly Bailey - National political reporter at the Washington Post

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Dan Konecky, Karen Radziner, Christian Bordal