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General. Reagan assassination attempt

In 1981 following the March 30 assassination attempt on Reagan Haig asserted before reporters "I am in control here" as a result of Reagan's hospitalization indicating that while President Reagan had not "transfer[red] the helm" Haig was in fact directing White House Crisis Management until Vice President Bush arrived in Washington to assume that role. Frank Haig is a Jesuit priest and professor emeritus of physics at Loyola University in Baltimore Maryland.

He also served as Vice Chief of Staff of the Army the second-highest ranking officer in the Army and as Supreme Allied Commander Europe commanding all US and NATO forces in Europe. (December 2 1924 – February 20 2010) was a United States Army general who served as the United States Secretary of State under President Ronald Reagan and White House Chief of Staff under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.