Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Presidents WITHOUT FOREIGN POLICY EXPERIENCE PRIOR TO TAKING OFFICE

In the 2016 Presidential Election there is a lot of media types espouses the lack of foreign policy knowledge on the part of the candidates.
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Ted Cruz sworn in as senator in 2013 hasn’t been in office a full term and doesn’t have experience in foreign policy.
Donald Trump, Businessman, developer and GOP Frontrunner.
Bernie Sanders, is an elected senator which doesn’t mean he has experience in foreign policy.
Hillary Clinton, Former Senator former Secretary of State, This does give her creds on foreign policy
John Kasich, Governor of Ohio and Kasich served nine terms as a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 12th congressional district from 1983 to 2001.[5] His tenure in the House included 18 years on the House Armed Services Committee and six years as chairman of the House Budget Committee.
To name a few without foreign policy experience when they took office.
Barack Obama
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He served three terms representing the 13th District in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004.In 2004, Obama received national attention during his campaign to represent Illinois in the United States Senate with his victory in the March Democratic Party primary, his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in July, and his election to the Senate in November. He began his presidential campaign in 2007 
George W. Bush
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Was 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000
Bill Clinton
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Clinton previously served as Governor of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992, and as the State's Attorney General from 1977 to 1979.
Jimmy Carter
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Served two terms as a Georgia State Senator, from 1963 to 1967, and one as the Governor of Georgia, from 1971 to 1975.
Richard Nixon
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Served as US Senator California
Ronald Regan
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Former Governor of California
Lyndon Baines Johnson
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Was the 37th Vice President of the United States under President John F. Kennedy, from 1961 to 1963. Johnson was a Democrat from Texas, who served as a United States Representative from 1937 to 1949 and as a United States Senator from 1949 to 1961. He spent six years as Senate Majority Leader, two as Senate Minority Leader, and two as Senate Majority Whip.
John F. Kennedy
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Kennedy represented Massachusetts's 11th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1947 to 1953 as a Democrat. Thereafter, he served in the U.S. Senate from that state from 1953 until 1960.
Harry S. Truman
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Was a United States Senator from Missouri (1935–45) and briefly as Vice President (1945) before he succeeded to the presidency on April 12, 1945 upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Woodrow Wilson
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Was the 34th Governor of New Jersey, serving from 1911 to 1913


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