Family always comes first
When asked about the biggest challenge of his life, he immediately quipped, "Getting Claire through high school," much to his adjacent daughter's disagreement. On a serious note, he conceded the real biggest challenge of his life had nothing to do with his career, but revolved around helping his wife (Kelly's wife, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford, was shot outside an Arizona supermarket in an assassination attempt in January of 2011).
"The biggest challenge of my life had nothing to do with my career. It was when my wife was shot in January of 2011, and aiding her recovery."