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U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt. Plus, a look at Vladimir Putin's international image.
(CNN) – President Barack Obama is resisting bipartisan calls for Veterans Affairs Sec. Eric Shinseki's resignation.
The President also did not dismiss Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius after the disastrous roll out of HealthCare.gov in October, and stood by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper after the intelligence chief gave what he characterized as the least untruthful" answer to Congress about surveillance on Americans.
Does he need to be a tougher manager?
National press secretary for the Obama 2008 campaign, now the senior strategist for the pro-obama SuperPAC Priorities USA Bill Burton, and CNN's Dana Bash weigh in.