December 4th, 2006 by Peter Slutsky
to the United Nations John Bolton has just resigned. Bolton did not have enough support in the U.S. Senate to win confirmation. President Bush gave Bolton a recess appointment to the United Nations in August, 2005. More on Bolton’s resignation here. Complete article on NYTimes.com.
September 7th, 2006 by Joshua Skaroff
on John Bolton has been delayed without explanation by committee Chairman Richard Lugar (R-IN). Bolton is the controversial ambassador put in the job through a recess appointment by President Bush. We’re hearing that embattled Sen. Lincoln Chafee (R-RI) would have voted no. UPDATE: Yup, it was Chafee.