March 3, 2005: Bush Reassures CIA Employees About Agency (AP)

  • “There are many parts” to the legislation overhauling the intelligence community that passed late last year, McClellan said. “And we’re moving forward on that to make sure that this is an integrated effort where everybody is focused on the same goal of doing all we can to protect the American people.”
  • At the CIA, Bush will thank the employees “for their great work and thank them for what they do,” McClellan said. “They work 24-7 to protect the American people. They are the men and the women who are on the front lines in the war on terrorism, and many of them are often unheard of — or aren’t heard from.”