"We are negotiating to replace those who need to be replaced and anyone who might need to be replaced."
Almost makes you miss Don Rumsfeld
"We're moving absolutely in the right direction. We're getting positive response."
In the context of Strini's article (
it sounds like Eric is referring to two donor meetings he had today. Somebody out there approves specifically of what he is doing. "Who are these donors?", one might ask.