Mr. Deaver told him: "You stood up on the steps of the Capitol and took an oath to defend the Constitution and this office. You've got to think of the country first."
Michael Deaver, R.I.P. →
But he warns against pressuring the Reagan entourage to skip the meal at Versailles' Hall of Mirrors because "that would not please the President of the French Republic."
Thatcher papers show fascination with Reagan visit →