Even as he saw the rising tide of white racist hatred, he exhibited a kind of racial denialism, emphasizing that things had once been worse and accommodating white resistance.
The former president also revealed how Trump’s birther nonsense almost distracted the White House from being able to pull off the Osama bin Laden raid.
Michele Flournoy is a revered member of the defense establishment and practically a lock to run a Biden Pentagon. Her path there ran through ramping up the Afghanistan war.
For all of its excesses and omissions, his memoir is a reminder of what a sane, competent president can sound like, and what his administration can do.
His longtime aide will either be nominated for secretary of state or go to the White House as national security adviser.
Pete Souza breaks down what working for Reagan and Obama taught him about Trump’s “disastrous” presidency. Plus, watch an exclusive clip from his documentary “The Way I See It.”
“I think it's a reflection of the polls, everybody sees what they are, that it's tight here, and the president needs to win here," Martin said.