October 26, 2005: Newsview: Bush Following Well-Worn Path (AP)

  • The American people expect me to do my job, and I’m going to,” Bush said, shrugging off the “background noise” of the CIA-leak investigation. It’s a theme repeated daily by his surrogates as tension mounts over possible criminal indictments that could come as early as Thursday.
  • “Everybody is focused on the priorities of the American people,” spokesman Scott McClellan said Wednesday. “We’re focused on the work at hand.”