In the White House, you can be on the pitcher's mound or you can be in the catcher's position. Put points on the board. Show people you can govern. Deliver on what you said you were going to deliver on.
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You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.
My gut tells me he doesn't really care about the nitty-gritty of politics. It's just not what his interest is. But guess what In government, there's politics. So you don't get a pass to say, 'I gave it to somebody else.' He outsourced it, which is one of the reasons I'm against outsourcing. You're not allowed to outsource your politics.
There may be political jabs and barbs between the two of us, but at the end of the day there is deep respect,
I sometimes joke, Paula, even paranoid people have enemies.
They ended up spending a total, their campaign plus the independent, about 1.3 million. I only ended up spending about - not only, but I spent about 2 million. But I had no intention of doing that until I was attacked with a negative ad by an independent group.
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Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an instrument with which to worry myself.
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