Warner Bows Out Of QDR Panel; Lead Role For Graham In Doubt

/ November 19, 2009 at 5:00 AM
Former Sen. John Warner (R-VA), who along with former Sen. Bob Graham (D-FL) had been eyed to lead an independent panel that will review the Defense Department's Quadrennial Defense Review, has withdrawn his name from consideration while it appears doubtful Graham will co-chair the group if the Florida Democrat participates, Inside the Pentagon has learned. Warner told ITP this week he informed DOD of his decision -- based on potential conflicts of interest -- on Oct. 23, the day after...

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