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Bush / Cabinet Resignations / Powell #771267

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 15, 2004
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The resignation of Secretary of State Colin Powell & three other cabinet members, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman, Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham & Education Secretary Rod Paige, noted.

(White House: Terry Moran) Powell's resignation featured; details given of the conservative opposition to Powell & of the foreign policy issues {Iraq, Iran, Middle East} facing the US. [POWELL - says his intention was to serve one term & leave at this time.] [White House press secretary Scott McCLELLAN - says it was Powell's decision.] [Center for Security Policy CEO Frank GAFFNEY†- says President Bush may now have a supporter at the State Department.] The likelihood that National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice† will replace Powell noted. [Senator Chuck HAGEL - hopes for new blood rather than a rearranged cabinet.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(State Department: Jonathan Karl) Powell's role of odd man out in Bush's circle examined; details given of Vice President Dick Cheney's reservations about Powell as quoted in Bob Woodward's "Plan of Attack," of foreign policy issues where Powell was overruled, including Korea & the Middle East & his success with China. ["Newsweek International" editor Fareed ZAKARIA†- talks about Powell being excluded from the policy discussions on the future of Iraq.]

Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry;
Karl, Jonathan

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