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Donald Rumsfeld, architect of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, dies at 88

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Nick Schifrin:

Shortly after the 2006 midterms, then-President Bush fired Rumsfeld.

Today, Mr. Bush called Rumsfeld “a man of intelligence, integrity, and almost inexhaustible energy, who never paled before tough decisions and never flinched from responsibility.”

Donald Rumsfeld was 88 years old.

For the “PBS NewsHour,” I’m Nick Schifrin.