Bush gives Bolton Recess Appointment

Ignoring calls that a recess appointment would send a mixed signal to the international community, President Bush gave John Bolton a recess appointment to be the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

CNN covers the announcement. Note that even Senator Voinovich (R-OH) continued to voice his disappointment with the selection:

Voinovich also expressed disappointment, the AP reported. “I am truly concerned that a recess appointment will only add to John Bolton’s baggage and his lack of credibility with the United Nations,” Voinovich told the AP.

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