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


“This law allows law enforcement and the intelligence community to share vital information and also to use the same kind of tools against terrorists that they currently use against drug dealers and other criminals.”

Scott Mcclellan


“The counter-terrorism experts looked at it. The intelligence community did assessments to make sure that there was no national security threat.”

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“The intelligence community did assessments to make sure that there was no national security threat.”

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“The transaction was closely scrutinized by the appropriate national security and intelligence officials, and important safeguards are in place.”

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“Our intelligence indicates that Mr. Whittington may not have been who he presented himself to be. Had the vice president not acted, innocent American quail could have been killed.”

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“If there is any actionable intelligence, we will act on it.”

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“If there is any intelligence, we will act on it.”

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“If Democrats want to talk about how intelligence was used, all they need to do is start by looking at their own comments that they made. Because many of their comments said we cannot wait to address this threat.”

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“If Democrats want to talk about the threat that Saddam Hussein posed and the intelligence, they might want to start with looking at the previous administration and their own statements that they've made.”

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“I'm not going to get into specific intelligence activities. I will say that the president's most important responsibility is to protect the American people.”

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“We need to compare the intelligence before the war with what the Iraq Survey Group learns on the ground. Their mission is ongoing and their work is ongoing.”

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“I just think it's premature to speculate about any decision on the national intelligence director, and I wouldn't rule anything in or out.”

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“He has been a great leader ... and we appreciate all he has done.”

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“The president expressed his appreciation for Prime Minister Sharon's strong leadership. And the two leaders agreed to keep in touch in the coming months.”

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“We want to see a region that is better and stronger than before.”

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