Bush appointment of crimimals (literally) to powerful positions
within the government
Bush Appoints Former Criminals to Key Government Roles Poindexter, Abrams, Negroponte, Reich
John Negroponte, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Elliott Abrams, National Security Council as director of its office for democracy, human rights and international operations. Otto Reich's nomination as assistant secretary of state for Western Hemisphere affairs, the top post for Latin America.