“If I can persuade Al Sharpton and Bill O’Reilly to come to the same meeting, there are plenty of people of good faith to get something done,” President Barack Obama said in the White House’s East Room yesterday.
Jeffrey Zients made tens of millions of dollars building consultancies, helped bring Major League Baseball back to Washington and salvaged Obamacare’s rollout. He also counted Nelson Mandela among his wedding guests.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, also a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that U.S. drone strikes should be limited to targets that present a “real, immediate threat to us” and conducted by the military rather than the Central Intelligence Agency.
Colin Powell says his erroneous address to the United Nations about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction provides a lesson to business leaders on the importance of staying skeptical and following their intuition.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell , a Republican who supported Democratic President Barack Obama in the 2008 election, said he’s “not committed’ to supporting Obama or a specific Republican candidate in 2012.