Apr 09 2019 We are a White House that people want to work with. If you could have offered me a pill that could make me straight, I would have swallowed it before you could give me a swig of water, Buttigieg said. On the one hand, the 45th president of the United States is a shameless liar. On the other hand, his presidency offers an open invitation to Americans to confront myths about the way their country actually works. their loathing for the president andnow that trump's generals are goneanyone in his employ knows no bounds. In terms of lives lost and damaged and treasure wasted, the cost to the United States has been immense. Here, too, let's give President Trump his due.