Impressive that he was finally able to convince Congress to get this bill passed and signed into law — and a win that I’m very happy to see.. but I’m not sold on Tom Ridge as the Secretary of Homeland Security. Certainly this will be interesting to watch.
Bush Signs Bill for New Dept. and Picks Ridge as Its Secretary. President Bush signed a bill today creating a Cabinet-level agency aimed at protecting the country from terrorists, and he nominated Tom Ridge as its first secretary. By David Stout. [New York Times: NYT HomePage]