Chief Of Staff Quotes by Colin Powell, Aleister Crowley, Patrick Caddell, Fred Barnes, Rush Limbaugh, Lawrence O’Donnell and many others.
When I was Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I would still have junior officers brief me. Usually these people knew more about the subject we were discussing than I did. I had to make sure that they felt confident enough to tell me everything they believed.
I was not content to believe in a personal devil and serve him, in the ordinary sense of the word. I wanted to get hold of him personally and become his chief of staff.
When you have the Chief of Staff of the Republican National Committee and the political director of the Romney campaign, and their two companies get $150 million at the end of the campaign for the ‘fantastic’ get-out-the-vote program… some of this borders on RICO violations.
The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections.
[Barack] Obama’s out there saying it’s the number one national security threat [climate change], and he’s got his Joint Chiefs of Staff out there planning American battles, military engagements on that basis.
National security adviser is not a position that requires confirmation. This is a pick that like [Donald Trump] Chief of Staff, he gets to choose on his own and have installed.
Congressional leaders on the Republican side are hoping chief of staff is [Reince] Priebus. They see Priebus as somebody who they can clearly work with.
We’re working very closely with the RNC, hand in glove. I talked to Reince Priebus several times a day. Sean Spicer is here today. Katie Walsh is here often, the chief of staff there. We have a great – that is the party, and we have a great relationship with the party.
Humankind will not be free until the last Kremlin commissar is strangled with the entrails of the last Pentagon chief of staff.
For people who dont know me, I practiced medicine in Casper, Wyoming for 25 years as an orthopedic surgeon, taking care of families in Wyoming. Ive been chief of staff of the largest hospital in our state. My wife is a breast cancer survivor.
My Irish passport makes me look like a chief of staff for the Provisional IRA.
National security advisors, like White House Chiefs of Staff, their job generally if they`re – if they`re competent and qualified and effective is to be honest brokers in the White House.
Able Danger was a top-secret military planning operation, established in ’99 by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to identify cells of al-Qaida worldwide and to take out al Qaida terrorists. They identified five cells worldwide, one of them in Brooklyn.
I can remember the morning after President Nixon won re-election in 1972. His chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman, called a Cabinet meeting and told the members: ‘You are all a bunch of burned-out volcanoes;’ and asked for their resignations.
During my time we had two chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, at different times of course, on the bridge, both of whom asked my permission to sit on the captain’s chair.
The next big decision [of Donald Trump], chief of staff. And the two names talked about the most, Steve Bannon, Reince Priebus. Both allies, but they send quite a different message.
Most of the 50 or so invitations you receive each week come from people inviting the President’s Chief of Staff, not you. If you doubt that, ask your predecessor how many he received last week.