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


Waging an unnecessary war is a grave mistake.

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

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

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I'm someone who believes in centrist governing philosophy.

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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.

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The Iraq war was not necessary.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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The permanent campaign is inherently deceptive.

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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.

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I'm glad to share my views.

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I have had a career in public service.

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

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