Bush Says He'll Work with Democrats; Rumsfeld Resigns

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President Bush has accepted Donald Rumsfeld's resignation as Secretary of Defense.  His chosen replacement is former CIA Director Robert Gates. Asked if new leadership means a new direction at the Pentagon, President Bush acknowledged that he and Secretary Rumsfeld agreed that "sometimes it's necessary to have a fresh perspective."

Credits

Guests:
David Sanger - National Security Correspondent for the New York Times - @SangerNYT, Jeff Stein - National Security Editor for Congressional Quarterly, Joe Galloway - Nationally syndicated columnist for McClatchy newspapers, Thomas Hammes - Retired Marine Colonel

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Katie Cooper, Karen Radziner, Vanessa Romo