5,215. 7/11/2003

On July 11, 2003, “the White House and the CIA accepted joint responsibility for the [misinformation in the January 28, 2003] State of the Union address, with [CIA Director George] Tenet saying, ‘These 16 words [suggesting Iraq attempted to obtain uranium from Africa] should never have been included in the text written for the President [Bush].’ ”

 – Karl Rove, Courage and Consequence, Pages 325-326

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