Involução na continuidade
Para os que esperavam alterações favoráveis no segundo mandato de Bush Jr., a saída de Colin Powell (e sua substituição por Condolezza Rice), e agora esta notícia, talvez os chame à razão.
Rumsfeld To Remain At Pentagon
Thompson Quits at HHS, Warns of Vulnerabilities
By Mike Allen
Washington Post Staff Writer
Saturday, December 4, 2004; Page A01
President Bush will keep Donald H. Rumsfeld as defense secretary for a second term, administration aides said yesterday, hours after Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson resigned with a dire warning about the nation's vulnerability to a flu pandemic or a terrorist attack on the food supply.
The decision on Rumsfeld eliminated the last major uncertainty about the shape of President Bush's second-term Cabinet and ensures continuity on his national security team.