Report & Publication
November 29, 2000

Clinton Chief of Staff Memo Requesting Appointee Resignations

Memo dated Nov. 29, 2000 from White House Chief of Staff John Podesta to Clinton administration political appointees requesting their resignation letters effective at noon on January 20, 2001. The memo provided sample text for resignations and were to be submitted no later than Dec. 15, 2000. Exceptions were made for U.S. Attorney and Marshals, inspectors generals and appointees serving on a term appointment.