March 16, 2006: Bush Spokesman Defends White House Staff (AP)

  • “The president has a smart, capable and experienced team that is fully committed to helping him advance his agenda and get things done for the American people,” the spokesman said, noting that Bush was devoting part of his day to talking about health care and prescription drug benefits for seniors.
  • When questions persisted, McClellan said, “You know, it’s interesting, here’s now the third question on this, when I just talked about some very important priorities that the American people care about, and here we are asking these questions.”