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  • White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley (AP Photo)

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  • President Obama applauds as William Daley, a former commerce secretary and his new White House chief of staff, delivers a statement in the East Room of the White House on Thursday. (Associated Press)

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  • William Daley speaks in Tallahassee, Fla., on Nov. 10, 2000. President Obama is hiring Mr. Daley to be his chief of staff, it was revealed Thursday, Jan.  6, 2011. (AP Photo/Mark Foley, File)

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  • ** FILE ** In this June 6, 2008, photo, Rep. Rahm Emanuel (left) talks with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama at a Chicago 2016 Olympic rally at Daley Center Plaza in Chicago. Mr. Obama's campaign has approached Mr. Emanuel about possibly serving as White House chief of staff, officials said Thursday. (Associated Press)

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  • William Daley, who served as Mr. Obama's chief of staff between 2011 and 2012, said he has tremendous respect for Mr. Gates, but disagrees with his assessment.

    White House rejects Gates' criticism of Obama, Biden →

  • "This rush to do books by people who leave an administration, while an administration is ongoing, I think it unfortunate," Mr. Daley said on "CBS This Morning." "When you are pursuing a war at the same time, and one that is very controversial with the American people and very difficult on our military, I think it is just a disservice, to be very frank with you."

    White House rejects Gates' criticism of Obama, Biden →

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