They might even be quietly grateful to him for making questionable excuses to avoid intervention.
An Administration official said today that the Administration would prefer to avoid direct military intervention.
Its punitive approach actually encourages landowners to remove habitat to avoid federal intervention.
Once again, at least for another half century, Rome was to avoid active intervention east of the Euphrates.
Whether that will be enough to avoid Congressional intervention remains to be seen.
This means avoiding excessive intervention in the economy while preserving the welfare state and workers' rights.
Quite the opposite, it stresses the 'importance of avoiding political intervention'.
Anyone who wants to avoid military intervention in crises must take preventative political measures in good time.
China and Russia have sought to avoid foreign intervention and called for a negotiated settlement.
The Klan and other such groups were careful to avoid federal legal intervention or military conflict.