Ron Klain named as U.S. 'Ebola czar' by President Obama, comes under fire for ... - dofaq.com
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Joe Biden: A regular and not-so-regular Joe

Wisconsin Gazette - 20 Aug 2017
Still, the agreement left important questions unsettled, with “a lot of uncertainty” about how Obama intended to use his vice president, Biden's former chief of staff, Ron Klain, said in an interview with The Associated Press in late 2010. While Obama ...
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How long will John Kelly last as chief of staff?

Washington Post - 16 Aug 2017
In the U.S. Armed Forces, the Orders to Sentry provide strict protocols governing the posting of military guards. Drill instructors commonly pepper recruits to test their memory of the codes. Yet while assignments of sentries can be vitally important ...
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Mike Pence's Fundraising Is Unprecedented For A Vice President

HuffPost - 15 Aug 2017
“My bottom line is that I do not share the growing view that Pence is doing unusual things to distance himself from Trump; my criticism would be just the opposite: he is linking himself more tightly to Trump every day,” Klain said. “That is the mistake ...
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Frazier's call earns him praise, rare for a pharma CEO

Medical Marketing and Media - 15 Aug 2017
“Ken Frazier put aside the bottom line to speed vaccine work,” Ronald Klain, former Ebola czar in the Obama Administration, wrote on Twitter. “Ken was someone who I could talk to about what was right for the country,” wrote Andy Slavitt, former head of ...
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What to Make of the Mike Pence 2020 Rumors

The New Yorker - 08 Aug 2017
I reached out to Ron Klain, Gore's chief of staff when he was Vice-President, to ask about how Gore dealt with the complexities of serving loyally as Vice-President for someone who might be booted out of office. He was reluctant to compare Pence's ...
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Editorial: “Someone Just Noticed That Trump Is Getting Stuff Done”

Whitehouse.gov (press release) - 07 Aug 2017
Ron Klain, a White House aide to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, said that Trump “is proving wildly successful in one respect: naming youthful conservative nominees to the federal bench in record-setting numbers.” What else? Well, Trump pulled out of ...
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Someone Just Noticed That Trump Is Getting Stuff Done

Investor's Business Daily - 04 Aug 2017
Ron Klain, a White House aide to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, said that Trump "is proving wildly successful in one respect: naming youthful conservative nominees to the federal bench in record-setting numbers." What else? Well, Trump pulled out of ...
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Scaramucci in furious, foul-mouthed attack on White House rivals

The Guardian - 27 Jul 2017
Ron Klain, a lawyer and former senior aide to Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, tweeted that Scaramucci had violated White House policy by calling the Department of Justice. Klain highlighted a policy document showing that only the president, vice ...
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John Kelly will struggle to command White House troops

Financial Times - 04 Aug 2017
As Ron Klain, former chief of staff to two US vice presidents told me, in this day and age managing the ever larger herd of people in the White House would be tougher even with a disciplined president. As he noted, the idea of being a “gatekeeper” is ...
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Ronald A. Klain

Washington Post - 27 Feb 2017
Three core views of the Midtown mind-set in the Trump White House illustrate the point. Aug 2, 2017. The one area where Trump has been wildly successful. The president is naming (young, right-wing) judges at an unprecedented rate. Jul 19, 2017 ...
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Kushner and Bannon have opposite missions. Which one will win?

Washington Post - 29 Mar 2017
Since news broke that Jared Kushner will lead an effort to make government more efficient, I've been asked the same three questions over and over. First, isn't this what Al Gore did with “Reinventing Government”? Second, didn't that fail? And third ...
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The one area where Trump has been wildly successful

Washington Post - 19 Jul 2017
Ronald Reagan named Sandra Day O'Connor to the Supreme Court and made five lower-court nominations in that period; George H.W. Bush made four lower-court nominations; Bill Clinton named Ruth Bader Ginsburg to the high court but no lower-court ...
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Don't underestimate Trump

Washington Post - 19 May 2017
Last October, we were in the midst of debate preparation for Hillary Clinton when news of the “Access Hollywood” tape broke. The senior Clinton team immediately wondered what the event's impact would be. Would there still be a debate two days later?
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5 New Rules From the Trump Scandal Playbook

POLITICO Magazine - 11 Jan 2017
The “never explain” rule goes back to Ronald Reagan, who said “if you are explaining, you are losing.” The basic idea is this: If you have an unpleasant action to defend, once you start explaining it, you have lost. Instead, you must brush past the ...

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