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"Emily, get out of the way. Bring the camera back, please."
--Secretary of State Colin Powell after State Department press aide Emily Miller spun a camera away from Powell (and onto a Jordanian palm tree) as he was being interviewed on tape by Tim Russert for "Meet the Press." Miller was angry the interview session was running long, and Russert aired the entire exchange--including the part that would have been cut off, in which Powell acknowledged that in his February 2003 U.N. presentation, when he said Iraqi trucks and trains were seen delivering chemical weapons, "... it turned out that the sourcing was inaccurate and wrong and, in some cases, deliberately misleading. And for that I'm disappointed, and I regret it."

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