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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I'm a centrist.

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“I think every time he visits the region, he's reminded of the hardship and pain that many citizens of the region continue to face.”

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“The president this morning accepted the committee's recommendation. The committee recommended approval of the transaction after closely scrutinizing it and concluding that it would not compromise our national security.”

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“We don't want to do anything from here that could prejudice the opportunity for there to be a fair and impartial trial.”

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“At this point it's important that we don't prejudice the opportunity for there to be a fair and impartial trial.”

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“We have been listening to the views and ideas from members of the Senate and the president will take those into account as he makes the decision on who should fill that vacancy,”

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“The best way to get to peace is through the two-state vision that the president outlined.”

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“The president said his vision was one of a day when he and President-elect Abbas and Israel's leaders could stand together and say, 'we have peace.' ”

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“The president's made his position clear. There is a principle involved here from the president's standpoint when it comes to issues of life.”

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“This action underscores our determination to do everything possible to fight drug traffickers, undermine their operations, and end the suffering that trade in illicit drugs inflicts on Americans and people around the world.”

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“We are determined to learn the lessons of Katrina, and that's why we have been assessing what's been working and what hasn't been working and taken steps to address those issues. We want to make sure that we are better prepared and in better position to respond to Hurricane Rita.”

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“I think it's up to him to make those determinations.”

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“This action underscores our determination to do everything possible to fight drug traffickers, undermine their operations, and end the suffering that trade in illicit drugs inflicts on Americans and people around the world,”

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“Yes, and I was providing the answer. Can I not say what I want to say?”

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“There was a lot of advice given, and he (Bush) welcomed that advice. He went around the table to make sure that the commanders had everything they needed and they agreed with the plan that General (Tommy) Franks had put in place.”

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