WASHINGTON: Vice President Dick Cheney's press secretary, Juleanne
Glover Weiss, will be leaving her post in the coming weeks to try her
hand at life in the private sector, according to a White House
Though no destination for the longtime GOP spokeswoman has yet been
determined, Glover Weiss is in talks with several companies. She hopes
to return to her White House post in time for the 2004 election.
Jennifer Miller Wise, an assistant to press secretary Ari Fleischer,
will take over the role of Cheney's spokesperson. Before joining Cheney
midway through the 2000 election campaign, Glover Weiss spent the
previous three years speaking for then-Senator John Ashcroft, 2000
Presidential candidate Steve Forbes, and NYC Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
Glover Weiss said she wanted to spend more time with her two young
The Bush White House originally prided itself on being a place where
parents could go home at the end of a standard workday, but the onset of
war has made this difficult.
"Juleanne has served the President and vice president with great
distinction, going back to the campaign, the transition and, of course,
in government," said Fleischer. "We will miss her."