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White House, Republicans Speak Out on Gates Memoir

The White House and Republican leaders are speaking out in response to a new book, by former U.S. secretary of defense Robert Gates, that provides unflattering insights on the president, vice president and former secretary of state Hillary Clinton.In "Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War," Gates describes the president as skeptical of his administration's "surge" strategy in Afghanistan. White House spokesman Jay Carney responded Wednesday by saying Gates was an...

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