Bush makes second recess appointment to install Pentagon official David Shucosky at 9:44 AM ET
[JURIST] President Bush made his second significant recess appointment this term Tuesday, installing Peter Flory as an assistant secretary of defense in a move marked by a one-sentence release [White House press release] and much less controversy than the appointment of John Bolton as US ambassador to the UN [JURIST report]. Flory's vote was stalled in the Senate by Carl Levin (D-MI), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Armed Services Committee, over a dispute about document releases. AP has more.
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