Andrew Card, White House Chief of Staff.
Former job: Chief lobbyist for General Motors. President of American
Automobile Manufacturers Association (1993 to 1998). AAA spent $12
million on lobbying in 1997-1998, often to fight higher fuel-efficiency
regulations as well as the Kyoto Protocol and other global warming
initiatives. Card is a long-time Bush family supporter; worked as
deputy chief of staff for Bush I administration.
On January 20, Card ordered all executive departments to postpone
for 60 days the effective date of a wide range of regulations announced
by President Bill Clinton in his final days.
Karl Rove, advisor to the President. Called the governors
Svengali by the National Review. Philip Morris paid political
intelligence operative, 1991 to 1996 (starting at $3,000/month).
Shaped governor Bushs positions on tort reform.
Jeanne L. Phillips, representative to OECD. Managing director
of Dallas office of Public Strategies,Inc.; former president of
Jeanne Johnson and Co.
John E. Robson, president of Ex-Im Bank. Senior advisor
with Robertson Stephens bank.
Earl Floyed Kvamme, co-chair of Presidents Committee of
Advisors on Science and Technology. Partner with Kleiner Perkins
Caufield and Byers, a Menlo Park California venture capital firm;
former executive vice president of sales and marketing at Apple
Tom Scully, administrator of Health Care Financing Administration.
President and CEO of Federation of American Hospitals.
Lawrence Lindsey, top economic advisor to the president.
Arthur F. Burns chair at the American Enterprise Institute.
Diana Furchgott-Roth, staff chief to the Council of Economic
Advisors. Resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.
Nina Rees, adviser to Vice President Cheney. Senior analyst
at the Heritage Foundation.
Stephen J. Hadley, deputy director of National Security Council.
Partner in Shea & Garner (representing Lockheed Martin). Lead
lobbyist for development of missile defense during presidential
Michael Powell, FCC Chair. Lawyer who represented GTE (GTE
merged last year with Bell Atlantic to form Verizon Commun
cations). Says he does not believe a digital divide
is splitting U.S. society between those who have computers and Internet
access and those who dont. I think there is a Mercedes
I would like to have one, but I cant afford
Kathleen Q. Abernathy, FCC Commissioner. Vice president
for public policy of Broadband Office Communications. Former vice
president of Air Touch Communications.
Michael J. Copps, FCC Commissioner. Former senior vice president
of the American Meat Institute (1989 to 1993); director of government
affairs for Collins and Aikman Corp. (1985 to 1989). Recently assistant
secretary of commerce for trade development (1998 to 2001).
Nicholas Calio, White House director of legislative affairs.
Lobbyist for Tenneco Automotive and Atlantic Richfield Co. Top deputy
is Kirsten Ardleigh Chadwick, also formerly a registered
lobbyist for Tenneco.
John Negroponte, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
Although he has a four-decade foreign service career, he most recently
served as executive vice president for global markets at McGraw-Hill.