Obama Team Denies Nunn Will Have Formal Role

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Releases a statement saying the AP story reporting Obama has hired the former senator to help shepherd his Pentagon transition contains “misinformation.”

“Senator Sam Nunn will play an informal senior advisor role throughout the defense transition process….”

Also says former Secretary of State Warren Christopher is not playing a role in the transition process, despite reports he would advise Obama on his State Department transition.

Read full statement here.

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