“I think they deserve equal rights in regards to say discrimination in the workplace,” Priebus told Meet the Press.
He uses some combination of the words comfort or discomfort in regards to how he feels about situations over 30 times.
In fact, the PPP regards Gilani's eventual ouster as a political plus.
plural of regard (n.). In letters, from 1775, from regard in the sense of "esteem, affection" (late 14c.).
mid-14c., "a consideration; a judgment," from Old French regard, from regarder "take notice of," from re-, intensive prefix + garder "look, heed" (see guard (n.)). Meanings "a look, appearance; respect, esteem, favor, kindly feeling which springs from a consideration of estimable qualities" all recorded late 14c. Phrase in regard to is from mid-15c. (Chaucer uses at regard of).
mid-14c., "consider" (that something is so), from Middle French regarder "to look at," from regard (see regard (n.)). Meaning "look upon, observe" is from 1520s, as is that of "observe a certain respect toward." Related: Regarded; regarding.