(1932– )
a US politician who is known for his aggressive personality and strong opinions. He was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1965. He was the US ambassador to NATO (1973–74) and US Secretary of Defense under President Gerald Ford (1975–77) and again under President George W Bush from 2001.

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