Gen. Michael Hayden is widely believed to be President Bush’s choice to replace outgoing CIA director Porter Goss. Today on Fox News Sunday, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Peter Hoekstra (R-MI) strongly opposed Hayden. Hoekstra flatly asserted that Hayden would be “the wrong choice” for the job. Specifically, Hoekstra was concerned that Hayden, as a member of the military, would be seen as “under the sway” of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld.
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