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06/09/00Text: Clinton Announces Departure
(Lt.Gen. Donald Kerrick to replace him as of August 1) (340)President Clinton June 9 announced the departure of James B. Steinberg as Deputy National SecurityAdvisor,
The White House announcement said that Clinton intends to designate Lieutenant General DonaldKerrick
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NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISOR JAMES B. STEINBERG TO DEPART THE WHITE
President Clinton announced today the departure of James B. Steinberg, Deputy Assistant to thePresident
Deputy National Security Advisor,
more than seven years, Jim Steinberg has been an indispensable member of my national securityteam,"
President Clinton said.
his insight, his intensity, his invaluable judgment, he has been a
leaderin shaping a national security strategy for the global age. We will miss him
at the WhiteHouse.""Jim's contribution to American
policy over the past seven years, and especially at the NSC, hasbeen vital in every area," said National Security Advisor Samuel R. Berger. "I am confident he will have
substantial impact on the direction of public policy for years to come."
Steinberg will become Senior Advisor this
with the New York-based Markle Foundation, a
his appointment as Deputy National Security Advisor in December 1996, Mr. Steinberg served
at the State Department and prior to that as Director of the State Department Policy
The President intends to designate Lieutenant General Donald Kerrick as Deputy Assistant to thePresident and Deputy National Security Advisor,
upon Mr. Steinberg's departure. GeneralKerrick currently serves as Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of
served asDeputy Assistant