Robert Gates: ‘Not Impressed’ With GOP Candidates’ Foreign Policy Experience


robert-gatesFormer Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he is not impressed with the foreign policy experience of most of the GOP presidential field. 

In an interview broadcast Sunday on “Face the Nation,” Gates said, “I haven’t been particularly impressed frankly by anybody at this point.”

For that matter, he said, he isn’t “seeing much courage when it comes to support of the trade agreements which are, I think, very important for this country,” from Republicans or Democrats.

Gates is a Republican, but was defense secretary under President Barack Obama. He said he is impressed with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy knowledge, but added that he never discussed domestic policy with her when they served together in the Cabinet, “and I think that’s a good thing.” Read more at NEWSMAX.

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