Transcript for VIDEO: Republican Senators Still 'Troubled' Following Latest Meeting with Amb. Susan Rice
All of us here. Hold the -- -- -- Two very different standard than in most cabinet members there's a handful of people that. The president surrounds himself -- that. All of us -- to a very different level and secretary today no doubt as one -- we won't someone of independence. Someone whom we understand they're gonna support the administration and and their efforts that somebody's transparent interact and and I would just -- that the president step back away from all the buzz around this particular situation. And take a deep breath. And decides who's the best secretaries day for our country at this time line. When. We have so many issues to deal -- The president's gonna have to make the decision about who he nominates to be secretaries day. Hopefully it'll be someone. That. Is able to -- show independence -- have the ability to lead this nation and -- the world through as many of the difficulties that we have before us. And when he makes that nomination. -- look forward to thoroughly. Examining that person. Looking at their credentials. And making -- determination at that. I still have many questions. That remain and they answered. I continue to be troubled by that fact. That the UN and -- that are decided to play. What was essentially a political role. At the -- of a contentious. Presidential. Election. Campaign by agreeing to go on that Sunday shows. To present the administration's. Offices and in addition. It is since his thing to me that ambassador rice -- -- -- -- in her presentation. Not that this was a terrorist attack. By a al-Qaeda. Affiliates. But rather. -- it it had begun. With a protest. That we now know was none it says that -- I would need to have but additional. Information before I could support her nomination. She's not been posted yet our homeland security committee investigation. Is ongoing. There are many different players in office. And there's some months yet to be learned so I think it would be premature. For meet -- -- that judgment now. From -- growing comfortable going and -- Plumbing and went yesterday he -- the only thing that in the back seat while stop fighting -- John Kerry I think you're more qualified. Quite firmly back. I thank John Kerry would be an excellent appointment Tim would be easily confirmed by -- Crown Heights.
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