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Isn't it my right to talk and say what I want to? — Scott McClellan

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Saddam Hussein is being treated the exact opposite of the way his regime treated those he imprisoned and tortured simply for expressing their opinions. And so I reject that. — Scott McClellan

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As a Texas loyalist who followed Bush to Washington with great hope and personal affection and as a proud member of his administration, I was all too ready to give him and his highly experienced foreign policy advisers the benefit of the doubt on Iraq. Unfortunately, subsequent events have showed that our willingness to trust the judgment of Bush and his team was misplaced. — Scott McClellan

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Despite what some people have said, President Bush did not want black people to die in New Orleans. However, he did hope they would not relocate to any areas of Texas that he likes to frequent. — Scott McClellan

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In survey after survey, the Iraqi people say, 'We want to choose our leaders.' — Scott McClellan

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I think that there's a tendency in this town to try to selectively pick snapshots when the broader reality is that we have a record of results and that we're getting things done for the American people. — Scott McClellan

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I still like and admire George W. Bush. I consider him a fundamentally decent person, and I do not believe he or his White House deliberately or consciously sought to deceive the American people. — Scott McClellan

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If it takes talking about unpleasant truths to change Washington, then so be it. — Scott McClellan

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Critics have stepped up their attacks on the President for authorizing the National Security Agency to listen to international communications of known al Qaeda members or affiliated terrorists during a time of war. The American people expect their leaders to stay a step ahead of the enemy, and the National Security Agency authorization is a critical tool in the War on Terror that saves lives and protects civil liberties at the same time. — Scott McClellan

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I had unknowingly passed along false information. And five of the highest-ranking officials in the administration were involved in my doing so: Rove, Libby, the vice president, the president's chief of staff and the president himself. — Scott McClellan

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Well, uh, all people - all, I think all human begins, uh, have good attributes, and they also have their flaws. — Scott McClellan

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Well I think that you have to be open and honest in order to learn from your mistakes and be able to correct them in the future to understand what would happen to take things off course. And if we don't address these issues openly and honestly then we don't learn. — Scott McClellan

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I was raised on the values of speaking up and making a positive difference in a very political family that believed in the importance of public service. — Scott McClellan

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My wife and I look for ways to always support the troops, including sending care packages regularly to them. — Scott McClellan

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The Iraq war was not necessary. — Scott McClellan

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I'm done with my job. It was my job to be the advocate and spokesman for the President of the United States. — Scott McClellan

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When I was knowingly misled but only learned that much later, that's really when I started to become disillusioned at the White House. — Scott McClellan

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The Orange Revolution was a powerful example of democracy around the world. The people of Ukraine are continuing to shape their own future. — Scott McClellan

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I remember my mom saying to me that what your friends do is one thing, but what you do could be on the front page of the paper. — Scott McClellan

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The president said, 'You've got to vote your conscience. — Scott McClellan

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Churches are like announcement factories that pump toxic levels of noise pollution into the atmosphere. — Scott McClellan

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I fell far short of living up to the kind of public servant I wanted to be. — Scott McClellan

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I believe in working together to solve the problems we've got. And we need to get rid of the venom in the political atmosphere in D.C. It's a poisonous atmosphere. — Scott McClellan

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When words I uttered, believing them to be true, were exposed as false, I was constrained by my duties and loyalty to the President and unable to comment. But I promised reporters and the public that I would someday tell the whole story of what I knew. — Scott McClellan

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All I can say is what I believe. — Scott McClellan

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I'm someone who believes in centrist governing philosophy. — Scott McClellan

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The collapse of the administration's rationales for war, which became apparent months after our invasion, should never have come as such a surprise. In this case, the 'liberal media' didn't live up to its reputation. If it had, the country would have been better served. — Scott McClellan

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I do expect that the President will say something at the beginning of his remarks today, at the conversation. — Scott McClellan

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As I have heard Bush say, only a wartime president is likely to achieve greatness, in part because the epochal upheavals of war provide the opportunity for transformative change of the kind Bush hoped to achieve. In Iraq, Bush saw his opportunity to create a legacy of greatness. — Scott McClellan

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We are disappointed at the decision. The president remains fully committed to building a culture of life ... that is built on valuing life at all stages. — Scott McClellan

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A free and prosperous Iraq will be a major blow to the terrorists and their desire to establish a safe haven in Iraq where they can plan and plot attacks. — Scott McClellan

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The permanent campaign is inherently deceptive. — Scott McClellan

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We continue to go from crisis to crisis, whether it is electricity or whether it is gas prices. We need comprehensive solutions, not patchwork crisis management, .. We wouldn't be in this situation today if Senate Democrats weren't holding up the national energy plan that the president proposed back in May of 2001. — Scott McClellan

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We have to deal with reality. The reality is, we have a number a very high number of illegal immigrants in this country. They're meeting an important economic need. And we are a nation of laws, and we're a nation of immigrants. And if we're going to address the real threats, then we need to have a temporary worker program to allow our Border Patrol agents to focus on the criminals and the thugs and the terrorists and the traffickers and smugglers that are trying to come into this country illegally. — Scott McClellan

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Because what a temporary worker program would do is help relieve pressure on the border. It will allow our law enforcement officials and Border Patrol agents to focus on those who are coming here for the wrong reasons, the criminals and the drug dealers and the terrorists. — Scott McClellan

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Waging an unnecessary war is a grave mistake. — Scott McClellan

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My criticisms are extremely mild in comparison to the tone of some of the questions fired in my direction. — Scott McClellan

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As press secretary, I spent countless hours defending the administration from the podium in the White House briefing room. — Scott McClellan

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It is regrettable that Senator Kennedy has chosen Veteran's Day to continue leveling baseless and false attacks that send the wrong signal to our troops and our enemy during a time of war. It is also regrettable that Senator Kennedy has found more time to say negative things about President Bush then he ever did about Saddam Hussein. If America were to follow Senator Kennedy's foreign policy, Saddam Hussein would not only still be in power, he would be oppressing and occupying Kuwait. — Scott McClellan

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It's no coincidence that Superman's parents are Joseph and Martha Kent. — Scott McClellan

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There's a difference between loyal opposition that has a different view, and those who are advocating a defeatist approach that sends the wrong message to our troops and the enemy. — Scott McClellan

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I have had a career in public service. — Scott McClellan

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I think it reflects the reality on the ground, that this was an important milestone that's been achieved by the Iraqi people, and it's a significant development. It's a real hopeful moment for democracy in Iraq. — Scott McClellan

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Roughly 1 in 6 Americans have Irish blood. I'd say it's probably safe to assume that the average Irish-American who only comes out on St. Patrick's Day has no idea of the sort of economic powerhouse Ireland has become. — Scott McClellan

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I'm glad to share my views. — Scott McClellan