CBS NEWS – WASHINGTON BUREAU
INTELLIGENCE MATTERS – JEH JOHNSON
INTERVIEW WITH JEH JOHNSON
CORRESPONDENT: MICHAEL MORELL
PRODUCER: OLIVIA GAZIS
Jeh, welcome to the show. It is great to have you–
Thank you, Mike.
And more importantly, it is great to see you again.
Thank you. Same here. I’m looking forward to our discussion.
So Jeh, I read that you were the designated survivor for the inauguration of President Trump. Is that right?
I drew that short straw twice, actually. I was the designated survivor, State of the Union 2016 and on Inauguration Day, January 20, 2017.
And did they take you somewhere special?
Well, State of the Union 2016, I went to an undisclosed location. I cannot disclose it because it’s undisclosed. The nice thing about that is you get to take the White House chef with you, and watch it on TV. And then when the president’s back in