But perhaps he doesn't have to stay in office to retain power.
They can feel good - and still retain power, like the President himself.
"But how long will he retain power, once the others see no further need for his leadership?"
The president, however, retains power over foreign and defense policy.
He has retained his power, but some would ask: for what?
He even claims the right to retain effective power after a new President takes office.
As a result, the military is likely to retain ultimate political power.
In order to retain power it needed to form a coalition with another party.
He retained His power over us, but could no longer be appealed to.
Whatever the Democrats do, these issues retain their power to divide.