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Will war czar lack ‘clout’?

By Amanda Terkel

"Will war czar lack ‘clout’?"

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As CNN’s Ed Henry noted this evening on The Situation Room, “It’s striking that the President did not publicly introduce Gen. Lute, choosing instead to announce the appointment via a written press release. Normally for a high-profile appointment, the President would make a big splash, raising questions about just how much clout this appointee will have.”

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