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Before the Oath

How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power

Martha Joynt Kumar

It’s one of the hallmarks of American democracy: on inauguration day, the departing president heeds the will of the people and hands the keys to power to a successor. The transition from one administration to the next sounds simple, even ceremonial. But in 2009, as President George W. Bush briefed President-elect Barack Obama about the ongoing wars...
Publish Date
2015
June 30
Goodreads rating
3.18
ISBN
9781421416595
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Nov 06, 2020
Here's the book on the most professional, most amicable, and most successful presidential transition in US history, Bush-Obama 2009. Useful comparative reading as we prepare for the most chaotic, embittered, and destructive.      source