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November 21, 1989 | From Associated Press
The Senate Armed Services Committee on Monday ended the Bush Administration's hopes of gaining confirmation this year of Victor Stello Jr., its nominee to head the Energy Department's troubled nuclear weapons program. Another Bush nominee, James S. Cason, asked the White House on Monday to withdraw his nomination for a top environmental job, three days after the Senate had sent the nomination back to the White House with a request that it not be resubmitted.
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August 25, 2001 | From the Washington Post
When James Cason was named to be an assistant secretary of Agriculture during the first Bush administration, he was forced to withdraw from consideration after strong resistance from Senate Democrats. Then-Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) dubbed him a "James Watt clone," a reference to President Reagan's first Interior secretary, who was known for his strong pro-development positions.
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April 8, 1989 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
Top environmentalists, revising their initial assessments of the Bush Administration, said Friday that White House nominations to key government posts have set the stage for a "nightmare" reminiscent of the tenure of former Interior Secretary James G. Watt.
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November 21, 1989 | From Associated Press
The Senate Armed Services Committee on Monday ended the Bush Administration's hopes of gaining confirmation this year of Victor Stello Jr., its nominee to head the Energy Department's troubled nuclear weapons program. Another Bush nominee, James S. Cason, asked the White House on Monday to withdraw his nomination for a top environmental job, three days after the Senate had sent the nomination back to the White House with a request that it not be resubmitted.
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November 18, 1989 | RUDY ABRAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Senate Democrats, joined by a handful of Republicans and widely supported by environmentalists, sent President Bush's nomination of James Cason to head the U.S. Forest Service back to the White House and a quiet death Friday. Two days after the Administration had put the matter at the top of the list of business that it wanted completed before congressional adjournment for the year, Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.
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August 25, 2001 | From the Washington Post
When James Cason was named to be an assistant secretary of Agriculture during the first Bush administration, he was forced to withdraw from consideration after strong resistance from Senate Democrats. Then-Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) dubbed him a "James Watt clone," a reference to President Reagan's first Interior secretary, who was known for his strong pro-development positions.
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November 18, 1989 | RUDY ABRAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Senate Democrats, joined by a handful of Republicans and widely supported by environmentalists, sent President Bush's nomination of James Cason to head the U.S. Forest Service back to the White House and a quiet death Friday. Two days after the Administration had put the matter at the top of the list of business that it wanted completed before congressional adjournment for the year, Senate Minority Leader Bob Dole (R-Kan.
NEWS
April 8, 1989 | DOUGLAS JEHL, Times Staff Writer
Top environmentalists, revising their initial assessments of the Bush Administration, said Friday that White House nominations to key government posts have set the stage for a "nightmare" reminiscent of the tenure of former Interior Secretary James G. Watt.
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