October 29, 1991 |
The Senate agreed Monday night to vote on the nomination of Robert M. Gates as director of central intelligence on Nov. 5. Gates, 48, is currently deputy national security adviser to President Bush.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 24, 1991
With so many qualified for the office of vice president, Bush chose Quayle. Now, with so many competent, untainted candidates, Bush nominates Robert M. Gates as CIA chief. If the Senate believes, like Gates, that the Cold War, vis-a-vis the Soviet Union must continue, he should be confirmed. If not, Bush should offer a second choice. JOSEPH WALDBAUM North Hollywood
October 27, 1989 |
Secretary of State James A. Baker III barred a White House aide from delivering a speech that he viewed as too pessimistic about Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's prospects, the New York Times reported. The move reflects the caution with which the Bush Administration views the changing Soviet situation. The speech was to have been delivered in Washington by Robert M. Gates, deputy national security adviser.
March 30, 1992 |
A BRIDGE TOO FAR: Elements of the CIA are on the move. . . . Director Robert M. Gates, who wants to make the agency more responsive to requests from the President and other policy-makers, has decided to move top intelligence officers from suburban Langley, Va., to new digs in downtown Washington.
February 17, 1987
The Senate Intelligence Committee will closely question Robert M. Gates, nominated to become director of the CIA, about his role in the agency's involvement in U.S. arms sales to Iran and his response to indications of the diversion of funds to Nicaragua's contras, a committee aide said. The panel has scheduled a hearing for today into President Reagan's nomination of Gates, now the CIA's deputy director, to succeed William J. Casey, who had brain cancer surgery Dec.
October 19, 1991
Here is how the Senate Intelligence Committee voted on the nomination of Robert M. Gates as director of the CIA: Democrats for--David L. Boren (Okla.), Sam Nunn (Ga.), Alan Cranston (Calif.), John Glenn (Ohio) Republicans for--Frank H. Murkowski (Alaska), John W. Warner (Va.), Warren B. Rudman (N.H.), Slade Gorton (Wash.), John H. Chafee (R.I.), Alfonse M. D'Amato (N.Y.), John C. Danforth (Mo.) Democrats against--Ernest F. Hollings (S.C.), Bill Bradley (N.J.), Dennis DeConcini (Ariz.