5,193. 7/7/2003

On July 7, 2003, White House Press Secretary Ari “Fleischer inadvertently dropped a small bombshell: ‘Now, we’ve long acknowledged–and this is old news, we’ve said this repeatedly – that the information on yellowcake [uranium, being sold by Niger to Iraq] did, indeed, turn out to be incorrect.’ ”

 – Scott McClellan, What Happened: Inside the Bush White House and Washington’s Culture of Deception, Page 168

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