Who's in A Hurry? Not Bill Clinton . . . Yet

The President-elect drops some hints on policy but takes time with names

He showed a confident familiarity with the nuances of policy, spoke (in a refreshing change from recent presidential practice) in complete grammatical sentences, and by his own testimony is "having a wonderful time" preparing to take over the government. One thing Bill Clinton is not, though, is in a hurry. At his first press conference as President-elect, Clinton made clear that he will take his time staffing his Administration and setting policy. Aides released four dozen names of people appointed to the transition. But Clinton said he would "spend a lot more time" pondering Cabinet appointments, and not make any until...

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