"I didn't want any of those positions vacant for any period of time at all," he said. "When I came in, there were several vacancies because it was when the administration had moved from the first to the second term. We worked to fill those very quickly."
So much of what President Reagan did in the presidency, in his seat in the Oval Office, was to promote globally but also at home, was to promote the importance of liberty, of freedom," he told The Washington Times. "We going to look to engage leaders, elected officials and others to wrestle with the problems of today and draw from the legacy of our 40th president."