- New York Times
- 11 July 2005:
''The prosecutors overseeing the investigation had expressed a preference to us that one way to help the investigation is not to be commenting on it from this podium,'' McClellan said said in response to a barrage of questions about Rove and the previous White House denials.
''I'm well aware, like you, of what was previously said,'' McClellan said. ''And I will be glad to talk about it at the appropriate time.'' He said the appropriate time would be when the investigation is completed [and the evil little troll who spreads fear through the government and its embedded media stenographers is safely stored away in some Federal Country Club for Republican and Other White Collar "Criminals"].