Like Donald Trump, Wendell Willkie was a former Democrat, who reregistered as a Republican only later in life. Like Trump, he came to politics from the corporate world and an office in Manhattan. And also like Trump, Willkie came to national prominence through his skillful use of the national media.
”If any future president wants CIA to waterboard anybody, he better bring his own bucket.” That’s the view of Michael Hayden, responding to comments from Republican presidential contender Donald Trump. Hayden was one of the key players in America's war on terror. He was head of the NSA on 911 and later head of the CIA.