New Man in a Bigger Post

Allen gets ousted; Clark gets his job and more authority too

"Dick, I just want you to know how delighted I am that both the Justice Department and my own counsel have cleared you of any wrongdoing in this silly fuss about wristwatches and a misplaced $1,000. It was all so unfair to you. In fact, Dick, your service to the nation has been exemplary. Now, I must ask you to turn in your resignation."

Those, of course, were not the exact words used by Ronald Reagan as he dismissed Richard Allen as his National Security...

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