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sabra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-24-08 07:45 AM
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45. Former Bush Press Secretary (Scott McClellan) Backs Obama
Source: ABC News/AP

Scott McClellan Is Second Former Bush Official to Back Obama


Scott McClellan, President Bush's former press secretary, says he is backing Barack Obama for president.

McClellan made the endorsement during a taping of Comedian D.L. Hughley's new show that is premiering on CNN this weekend. The former Bush administration official said he wanted to support the candidate that has the best chance for changing the way Washington works and getting things done.

He's the second former Bush administration figure this week to publicly back Obama, following former Secretary of State Colin Powell. McClellan caused bitterness among his former co-workers with a tell-all book that criticized Bush.



Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory?id=6099518
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