Goss previously worked at the CIA, and he’s been mentioned as a possible replacement of current CIA director George Tenet. The congressman from Florida has not publicly talked of retirement, but a decision would most likely have to be made in the coming few weeks so that Republicans have time to find a replacement candidate.
“I would be surprised that he was retiring,” says a House leadership staffer. “He doesn’t strike me as someone who is tired; he’s going to be playing an important role on a number of issues in the coming months. I would think he wouldn’t want to be a lame duck.”
Goss has been holding hearings on the Iraqi intelligence development at the CIA and inside the Bush Administration, as well as hearings into the country’s anti-terrorism activities overseas. He’s seen as a reliable ally, but also a tough nut to crack, for the Bush team.p> H-BOMBS br> September 4th will be a big day for Democratic presidential candidates. Most of them will be appearing either live or via satellite with New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson , members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and Hispanic leaders in Albuquerque. The debate will amount to Democratic presidential wannabes trying to woo the Hispanic vote at a time when they are desperate to attract that growing political base, particularly in the southwest. /p>
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?