Here is the Obama speech video from Fri. Oct. 1, 2010. President Barack Obama makes a personnel announcement on Rahm Emanuel’s departure as White House Chief of Staff, and appointment of Pete Rouse as replacement. Speech time is 11:05 a.m. at the White House East Room. Watch live stream video below. Thereafter check back for the full replay video and transcript text.
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According to White House officials, in a statement to the press, President Obama will announce the departure Rahm Emanuel and will appoint Pete Rouse as his acting chief of staff. Presently, Rouse is a White House senior adviser and he previously served as the President’s chief of staff during his tenure in the Senate. It is being reported that Emanuel, who has previously been a member of Congress, will run for mayor of Chicago.
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