Originally Posted by BucEyedPea
Because he needed to give them their domestic agenda in order to get his military agenda regarding dealing with the Soviets.
Although, he still should have made a go of getting rid of the DoE.
I agree. The point I was making was that he wasn't an inept leader who's so full of himself he thinks he can insist on "my way or the highway", like the current occupier.
“[Cruz] might not be the most fun to have a drink at the bar with, but America needs a designated driver.” - Mica Mosbacher, wife of the late Robert Mosbacher, Secretary of Commerce