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  Susan Rice Withdraws Name From Secretary Of State Consideration
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ContributorBrandonius Maximus 
Last EditedBrandonius Maximus  Dec 13, 2012 03:00pm
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MediaWebsite - Huffington Post
News DateThursday, December 13, 2012 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionU.N. Ambassador Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration for secretary of state, Brian Williams of NBC News reports.

"If nominated, I am now convinced that the confirmation process would be lengthy, disruptive and costly -- to you and to our most pressing national and international priorities," Rice wrote in a letter to President Barack Obama, obtained by NBC News. "That trade-off is simply not worth it to our country...Therefore, I respectfully request that you no longer consider my candidacy at this time."
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