Brian sat down with Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for an exclusive interview
In part 1 of Brian's exclusive, unedited interview with former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice discussed last week's big election victory for republicans. Sec. Rice said she hopes President Obama will work in a bi-partisan fashion with republicans in his last two years in office. PLUS: Sec. Rice explains why she feels we should have left a residual force in Iraq.
In part 2 of Brian's exclusive, unedited interview with former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice discussed race-relations. Secretary Rice told Brian she was appalled at the democrats use of the race card in last week's elections. She said both sides of the aisle need to stop playing the race card, and added America has come a long way from when she was growing up in the South. Sec. Rice believes the biggest racial issue today is poor black kids being trapped failing schools. She said anybody who defends the status quo in minority education is racist. Secretary Rice said we should look at the election of President Obama as a sign that America has moved forward on race relations.
In part 3 of Brian's exclusive, unedited interview with former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice she discussed immigration and potential republican candidates for 2016.
Secretary Rice told Brian that she believes republicans need reach out to minorities and have a stronger message that resonates with minorities heading into 2016. On President Obama's potential executive action on immigration, Secretary Rice believes immigration is too big an issue to have Obama use his authority for amnesty. Congress and the White House need to work together and be open with the American people on any immigration reform.
Looking forward to 2016, Secretary Rice told Brian that she is very fond of potential candidate Jeb Bush but added that 2014 is not over yet and she will sit back and listen to the potential candidates before she endorses anyone. Secretary Rice said that candidates need to be able to talk to Americans honestly about the choices we face moving forward. The American people are ready for truly honest candidates. As far as plans for running in 2016, Rice told Brian that she has no plans to run for president.