White House’s Snow to resign Sept. 14

WASHINGTON: White House press secretary Tony Snow will resign on September 14, to be succeeded by current deputy press secretary Dana Perino, President Bush announced today. Snow had previously been expected to leave the post in January.Though Snow, 52, recently underwent treatment for colon cancer, his departure is for financial rather than health reasons, CNN and other outlets reported. Prior to becoming press secretary in April 2006, Snow was a TV commentator for Fox News.

WASHINGTON: White House press secretary Tony Snow will resign on September 14, to be succeeded by current deputy press secretary Dana Perino, President Bush announced today. Snow had previously been expected to leave the post in January.Though Snow, 52, recently underwent treatment for colon cancer, his departure is for financial rather than health reasons, CNN and other outlets reported. Prior to becoming press secretary in April 2006, Snow was a TV commentator for Fox News.

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