January 14, 2009: GOP’s Graham cites worldwide good will for Obama (AP)

  • “The recommendations that you’re going to be delivering to me are going to be of enormous help in making sure that we do what is my No. 1 task as president-elect and as president, and that is to keep the American people safe and to make sure that when we deploy our military, that we do so with a clear sense of mission and with strong support from the American people,” Obama said.