Wolfowitz gets White House backing

The White House on Wednesday 9 May said it has continued full support for embattled World Bank president Paul Wolfowitz, who faces numerous calls to quit.

"We still support him fully," White House spokesman Tony Snow told reporters as he flew with President George W. Bush on Air Force One.

Yesterday the U.S. Treasury Department said Wolfowitz should be given a week to respond to the findings of the World Bank's investigative panel.

"That includes sufficient time to review the ad hoc committee's

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