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Announcement of Appointment for Assistant to the President and Director of Political Affairs

February 16, 1995

White House Chief of Staff Leon E. Panetta announced today that the President has named Douglas B. Sosnik as Assistant to the President and Director of Political Affairs.

"Doug has spent his career in politics and Government at the national level," the President said. "His combination of White House, congressional—both House and Senate—and political experience will serve the administration well."

Note: A biography of the appointee was made available by the Office of the Press Secretary.

William J. Clinton, Announcement of Appointment for Assistant to the President and Director of Political Affairs Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/220823

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