August 2, 2006: Rumsfeld snub of war hearing draws fire (AP)

  • “Avoiding a congressional hearing may take the sting out of the process for Secretary Rumsfeld, but it does nothing to reassure the American people or our men and women in uniform that we have a viable policy in Iraq,” he said.
  • The American people should hear directly from you,” said Clinton, who has criticized the administration’s handling of the war. Unlike Kennedy, she has not called for Rumsfeld’s resignation.