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


“Yes, ... but this question is coming up in the context of this ongoing investigation.”

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“There were clearly some statements and assertions that were made that were wrong. It's important to make sure ... that the commission has all the information they need to do their job.”

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“runs counter to what he is now asserting.”

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“I think when a group like this makes some of these assertions, it diminishes the effectiveness of that organization.”

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“If anyone in this administration was involved in it, they would no longer be in this administration, ... committed a crime.”

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“Gov. Bush has his own agenda. He has made his priorities very clear. He wants tough anti-crime laws, more prosecutors to enforce existing laws, and instant background checks at gun shows to keep guns out of the hands of juveniles and criminals.”

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“The president talked about how this was a hopeful moment for the region.”

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“It's important we do not let up and we do not stop until the job is done.”

Scott Mcclellan


“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.”

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“who has the kind of qualities that he found in Judge Roberts -- has the integrity and the modesty and the judicial temperament needed to serve the American people well in the highest court in the land.”

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“My understanding is that she attended some events, some fund-raising events that they had.”

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“I think it's important for the American people to have a clear understanding of this vital tool and how it fits into our overall efforts and prevent attacks and prevail in the war on terror.”

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“The president is firmly committed to upholding our Constitution and upholding people's civil liberties. That is something he has always kept in mind as we have moved forward from the attacks of September 11, to do everything within our power to prevent attacks from happening.”

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“I don't know about opening up a dialogue. I don't think that's a correct characterization of what we previously said.”

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“I don't think you can make such a broad characterization. There are some instances of individual situations, and we'll let ... the legal process proceed in those instances.”

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