Skip to comments.Washington whispers: Gates to replace Jones?
Posted on 06/12/2009 10:01:20 AM PDT by SvenMagnussen
I am picking up the vibe that some powerful people want to have Defense Secretary Robert Gates move over to the White House to replace retired Marine Gen. James Jones as national security advisor.
Maybe this is the reason Gates made pro-Jones comments to Washington Post columnist David Ignatius the other day. "I think of Jim as the glue that holds this team together," Gates said.
(Excerpt) Read more at ricks.foreignpolicy.com ...
UPDATE: Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell pinged me to denounce this item. "It's utterly and completely absurd," he said. "There is not a grain of truth to it."
Rahm looks like he’s snickering.
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