CBS NEWS - WASHINGTON BUREAU INTELLIGENCE MATTERS - JEH JOHNSONINTERVIEW WITH JEH JOHNSONCORRESPONDENT: MICHAEL MORELLPRODUCER: OLIVIA GAZISMICHAEL MORELL:Jeh, welcome to the show. It is great to have you--JEH JOHNSON: Thank you, Mike.MICHAEL MORELL:And more importantly, it is great to see you again.JEH JOHNSON:Thank you. Same here. I'm looking forward to our discussion.MICHAEL MORELL:So Jeh, I read that you were the designated survivor for the inauguration of President Trump. Is that right? JEH JOHNSON:I drew that short straw twice, actually. I was the designated survivor, State of the Union 2016 and on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2017.MICHAEL MORELL:And did they take you somewhere special?JEH JOHNSON:Well, State of the Union 2016, I went to an undisclosed location. I cannot disclose it because it's undisclosed. The nice thing about that is you get to take the White House chef with you, and watch it on TV. And then when the president's back in the residence, you get to go … [Read more...] about Transcript: Jeh Johnson talks with Michael Morell on “Intelligence Matters”
Jfk inaugural address transcript
There he was on the shore of Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish, the lieutenant governor leading the evacuation as Rita hit. He could feel when the hurricane wasn’t there, and then when it suddenly was – that’s the closest Mitch Landrieu can compare to May 7, the day he left office. As mayor of New Orleans he slept with his cell phone on his chest, always on edge for the police or fire chief to call — or if he left the phone downstairs, to be woken up by them banging on his door. That morning of his departure he got up, went to new mayor LaToya Cantrell’s inauguration, sat through her speech, wished her well. That afternoon, a tugboat caught fire on the river. One of the barges it was pushing slammed into a dock. Another barge hit a ship.Story Continued Below “My immediate reaction is, ‘Well, let me pick up the phone,’” Landrieu says, “and say, ‘Where are we and what are we doing?’ And then I realized, that’s … [Read more...] about Mitch Landrieu Wants to Know: Does He Have to Run for President?