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Leon Panetta has been highly critical of President Donald Trump‘s temperament. On Friday, the former CIA Director and Defense Secretary renewed those criticisms. Speaking with Chuck Todd on Meet The Press Daily, Panetta said that it’s one thing to have human emotions. But it’s another thing to act on them. “Presidents are human beings, and they react emotionally to issues that bother them,” Panetta said. But, he added, referring to Trump, “You are President of the United States. And your first responsibility is to be President. It’s not to react emotionally to issues that pop up every day.” Panetta went on to criticize the entire West Wing for a lack of stability, and the lack of a steady hand on the tiller: