Transcript: White House Press Briefing, May 16, 2003
Q: And on a second subject, there were reports in the British press
this weekend alleging that the Jessica Lynch affair was used by this
administration, was manipulated in some ways, and that even, perhaps,
the conduct of the rescue of Jessica Lynch was manipulated in some way
for public consumption.
MR. FLEISCHER: I haven't seen those reports. And I don't comment on
things I haven't seen, especially -- there's all kinds of different
I love it when Ari Fleischer calls the BBC a tabloid.
I would trust Mr. Flescher and FOX to the ends of the earth, provided i got to throw them off of it when we got there.