I would have wanted to be told though.
Asolutely. Better safe than sorry. Now he has to defend staffers that have let him down before. And you know what I'm talking about.
Then you probably aren't presidential material. Well, maybe algore, micromanaging presidential material, but not good presidential material.
The job of the president is to manage the overall vision and direction of the country. He puts people in place to handle and decide how to handle situations like these - he's not there to handle or worry about them himself. That's what his underlings are there for.