Condoleezza Rice, 2004 News
national security adviser, testified before the commission investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in April. During the often contentious questioning, she said that although the Bush administration had been warned that al-Qaeda might be planning an attack on U.S. soil, there was no concrete evidence that such an action was imminent. She said a classified document delivered to Bush on Aug. 6, 2001, titled ?Bin Laden Determined to Attack Inside the United States,? was historical and didn't provide new threat information. President Bush nominated her as Secretary of State, to replace outgoing secretary Colin Powell.