Scott Mcclellan Quotes

Scott McClellan (born February 14, 1968) is a former White House Press Secretary (2003–06) for President George W. Bush, and author of a controversial No. 1 New York Times bestseller about the Bush Administration titled What Happened. He replaced Ari Fleischer as press secretary in July 2003 and served until May 10, 2006. McClellan was the longest serving press secretary under George W. Bush.

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Scott Mcclellan


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


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

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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


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


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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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