Obama is NOT going to like what Robert Gates just revealed about his response to the Egypt Coup. Just remember that this is the legacy that Obama will be leaving behind.
According to Gates, Obama called for Mubarak’s immediate removal despite his national security team urging him to be cautious.
“Literally, the entire national security team recommended unanimously handling Mubarak differently than we did,” Gates said. “And the president took the advice of three junior backbenchers in terms of how to treat Mubarak. One of them saying, ‘Mr. President, you gotta be on the right side of the history.’ And I would be sitting there at the table, and I’d say, ‘Yeah, if we could just figure that out, we’d be a long way ahead.’”
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