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CLINTON: Based on your experience, which goes back quite a ways in this town, do you believe the president, the vice president and the existing secretary of defense are intelligent men?
GATES: Yes, ma'am.
CLINTON: Are they patriotic?
CLINTON: Do they care about our men and women in uniform?
CLINTON: Do they believe the decisions they have made for the last five years have been in America's best interests?
GATES: I have not had that discussion with any of them, Senator.
CLINTON: Well if we...
GATES: I've heard that they believe that they were in the country's best interests.