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Ben Cardin warns Robert Gates' tell-all memoir may chill frank presidential advice

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Sen. Ben Cardin warned that tell-all memoirs like former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' book could chill conversations in the White House, preventing advisers from giving unvarnished, frank opinions to the president. "Candid discussions with the president are important," Cardin, D-Md., said on "Fox News Sunday." "Reading about it in a book can only harm those types of discussions in the...

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