Clinton took very tough decisions on the economy.
The book shows Clinton in the presidency as a profile in growth.
22 million new jobs under President Clinton. 3 million lost under Bush.
At the same time, Clinton was doing a lot things right, like the economy.
Clinton was very early on aware of the problem of international terrorism.
On health care, virtually every political error that could be made was made.
If there were any clear investigation of 9/11, they wouldn't let Louie Freeh off the hook.
But presidents matter. That's one of the biggest lessons I learned being in the White House.
Every decision that they take has enormous consequences, and ripple out from the White House.
The biggest mistakes, early on, involved foreign policy and involved the strategy for health care.