White House chiefs of staff: Campaigning isn’t governing

Two former White House chiefs of staff discussed the challenges of living in a campaign bubble and the realities of running a government at SMU Sept. 18.

Andrew Card and Mack McLarty, former chiefs of staff to George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, talked about the importance of a president reaching out to political opponents and finding “the courage to be lonely” when striving to act in the best interests of the nation. The Chiefs of Staff Summit was organized by the University’s Tower Center for Political Studies.

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