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Clinton / Second Term Changes #163915

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 06, 1996
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The coming staff and cabinet changes in President Clinton's administration now that the election has been won examined; scenes shown from the White House lawn. [After being introduced by White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, CLINTON - sums up the campaign.] To be replaced: Panetta, Secretary of State Warren Christopher, Secretary of Defense William Perry, Commerce Secretary Mickey Kantor and Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary. [O'LEARY - affirms she is a four-year secretary.] [On plane, CLINTON - says Kantor and Perry have not said they will leave.] The priority need to replace Panetta before changing the cabinet noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Pentagon: John McWethy) The possible successors to the Secretaries of State and Defense named: Republicans former Senator Richard Lugar, retiring Senator William Cohen and former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Colin Powell, Democrats Senator Sam Nunn, former Senator George Mitchell and United States ambassador to the United Nations Madeleine Albright.

Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John

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