Bush wielding axe in White House shake-up

The Bush administration last week stepped up the pace of change within the White House, with two major figures seeing their roles diminish.

22nd April, 2006

The Bush administration last week stepped up the pace of change within the White House, with two major figures seeing their roles diminish.

The official White House spokesman, Scott McClellan, who had worked for George Bush since his days as Texas governor, announced he was stepping down. Karl Rove, often referred to as the president’s closest advisor, was relieved of his responsibility to coordinate domestic policy.

Rove will now concentrate on political matters,...

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