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We watched President Obama take the oath of office in the White House blue room yesterday.
Today is will be taken on the steps.
On the west face of the US capitol and what does the president hope to accomplish in his second term -- -- forget first terms are typically the most productive.
And -- as former chief of staff for president George W.
Bush and the 41 pres United States as well.
And acting dean at the bush school Texas a and M university mr.
IndyCar joins us -- as chief of staff you have to set an agenda.
For the president what makes you do what is the challenge for the second term as opposed to the first.
Well first of all plays a day of celebration and yesterday was as well but.
Today will be the real public great day of celebration and I'll be celebrating it to President Obama is my president to.
And I look forward to him taking the oath of office I want to hear that inaugural speech.
But I can tell you there's going to be a lot of heavy lifting that has to take place -- -- -- for the president to be successful.
In his second term and that's -- the blue start to set in when you realize how tough the job business not just.
About very issues that you can anticipate meeting it's the ones that you don't anticipate that you have to meet.
And so I -- moves from being an -- president he was very much and I president during his first term.
-- The second term had better be a week and I'm not talking about a campaign slogan.
Yes we can I'm talking about we can solve this problem together in the -- has to be inclusive.
Pastor include John Boehner and the Republicans in the house it has to include the senate.
We've got to get government to work well together in the president's the leader and he's got to provide the leadership to make it happen he didn't do that very well in the.
First term sure it would be great to see you for years of that.
Now I miss -- -- I know that you were have been involved in five inaugurations you've served for a three different -- starting with Ronald Reagan and then 41 and then.
43 as well now today while we watch what's going on on the west face of the capital.
At the White House a whole bunch of people.
Them are re -- because a lot of people get new offices new assignments explain how that works behind the scenes.
It's kind of like New Year's Day you're all excited and -- make all kinds of promises them.
You're gonna lose weight and exercise and everything else it's and it's very exciting.
People get to move -- offices they shuffle around a new phone numbers new business cards.
Take an oath of office that the help the president do his job and to protect and defend the constitution.
But the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic so it's exciting.
They bring their families and and it's an exciting time it's also a time of cleaning out because there are some people that won't be staying.
And when they changed hands if you will inside the White House or some people will say what comes next I haven't made any plans -- -- -- Concern but this is a day of tremendous excitement in the White House in the GSA the General Services Administration -- comes in and cleans the rugs and maybe -- if you want us.
They get things already so it really is kind of like the the first day of school and think -- ought to -- where when you showed up when your first day of school and that sort of.
Great pride in -- snow as we all know that you have an agenda -- things you wanna do and and things come up tragic and challenging.
And then everything gets change Andy card former chief of -- -- -- what you people.
Including the last the 43 -- United States now over Texas say it and thanks so much.
Thank you great -- to be with you and he joins us today from Bryan Texas.
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