02/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

William Lynn: Watchdogs Upset Obama Broke His Own Lobbyist Rules

The Obama administration has waived its ethics rules to allow William Lynn to serve as the deputy secretary of Defense.

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) said he supports Lynn's nomination and looks "forward to prompt consideration by the Senate."

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