Kerik Won't Fill Homeland Security Post

Kerik and Bush

Bernard Kerik appeared with President Bush on Dec. 3, the day his nomination for the Homeland Security post was announced. Reuters hide caption

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Former New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik has withdrawn as President Bush's nominee to head the Homeland Security Department. Kerik cited questions about the immigration status of a housekeeper/nanny he employed. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Don Gonyea.

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