May 5, 2004: Bush: Iraqi Prisoner Abuse ‘Abhorrent’ (AP)

  • “There will be investigations. People will be brought to justice,” Bush told Al-Hurra. “The actions of these few people do not reflect the hearts of the American people.”
  • The American people are just as appalled” as Iraqis, Bush said in the same interview. “People in Iraq must understand that I view those practices as abhorrent. They must also understand that what took place in that prison does not represent the America that I know,” Bush said.