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Bush Lends Rumsfeld Support at Pentagon

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Bush Lends Rumsfeld Support at Pentagon

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Bush Lends Rumsfeld Support at Pentagon

Bush Lends Rumsfeld Support at Pentagon

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President George Bush makes a rare trip to the Pentagon to give support to his beleaguered secretary of defense, Donald Rumsfeld. As several prominent Democrats call for Rumsfeld's resignation over the Iraq prison abuse scandal, there is also some discontent among uniformed officials over Rumsfeld's policies and leadership style. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.