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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
December 10, 2004

Statement on Commissioner Kerik Nomination Withdrawl

Commissioner Kerik informed the White House this evening that he is withdrawing his name for personal reasons from consideration for Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. The President respects his decision, and wishes Commissioner Kerik and his wife, Hala, well.