Monday, September 20, 2010

Politico-Gen. Colin Powell's Advice to President Obama

Gen. Colin Powell: AP Photo
(Story reported by Carrie Budoff Brown for Politico)

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, who endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for president in the 2008 despite serving three Republican presidents, said Sunday that Obama needs to change his approach in the White House because voters are feeling overwhelmed by sweeping new laws that expand the scope of government.

"The president also has to...shift the way in which he has been doing things," Powell said on NBC's "Meet The Press." "The American people feel that too many programs have come down. There are so many rocks in our knapsack now that we're having trouble carrying it."

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