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October 2004
New Republic;10/11/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 15, p7
Editorial. Presents an editorial regarding United States President George W. Bush and the 9/11 Commission's efforts to reform national security. Suggestion that Bush has agreed to support the commission, while letting House Republicans undermine the commission's efforts; Lack of cooperation from congressional Republicans; Power given to the National Intelligence Director, who oversees the nation's intelligence agencies; Criticism of the National Intelligence Director by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld; Report that Republicans have placed measures in the intelligence reform bill, such as expanding the powers of the Patriot Act, that would be unacceptable to Democrats; List of members of the 9/11 Commission who support the Democrats.


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