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Former Bush press secretary backs Obama

Former Bush press secretary backs Obama

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Scott McClellan, a former White House spokesman who criticized President George W. Bush in a tell-all memoir, said Thursday he plans to vote for Barack Obama.
McClellan says presidential vote undecided

McClellan says presidential vote undecided

SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan says he may jump the Republican ship for this year's U.S. presidential election.
McClellan doesn't know if crimes committed

McClellan doesn't know if crimes committed

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- A former Bush administration spokesman told a U.S. congressional committee he doesn't know if a crime was committed when Valerie Plame's identity was leaked.
McClellan says he's ready to testify

McClellan says he's ready to testify

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan says he looks forward to testifying before a U.S. House of Representatives panel about the outing of a CIA agent.
McClellan to testify on Capitol Hill

McClellan to testify on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, June 9 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan says he will testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee about the leak of a CIA operative's identity.
McClellan: Rove should have been fired

McClellan: Rove should have been fired

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan said Sunday U.S. President George Bush should have fired White House political adviser Karl Rove.
Dole: McClellan's a 'miserable creature'

Dole: McClellan's a 'miserable creature'

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kan., in an e-mail said ex-White House spokesman Scott McClellan was a "miserable creature" cashing in at the president's expense.

Congressman wants McClellan to testify

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Ex-White House spokesman Scott McClellan should testify before a U.S. House panel about his book critical of the president, a Democratic congressman says.

Commentary: Tower of Babble Rabble

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan wrote a blistering memoir in which he accused President Bush of misleading the nation into an unnecessary war in Iraq. But what he had to say is precisely what a large part of the foreign policy establishment, including so-called moderate Republicans, concluded five years ago.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
McClellan: White House had media 'allies'

McClellan: White House had media 'allies'

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan chided U.S. media for not pushing the Bush administration, saying Fox News was notably administration-friendly.
McClellan: Negativity in politics must end

McClellan: Negativity in politics must end

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Negativity in U.S. politics crystallized during George Herbert Walker Bush's campaign against Michael Dukakis, ex-presidential spokesman Scott McClellan says.

Analysis: What Scott McClellan knew

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- The most revealing thing in Scott McClellan's memoir trashing his boss and longtime benefactor President George W. Bush is how typical it is of thousands of ambitious people in Washington life.
MARTIN SIEFF
McClellan bemoans Bush's Katrina trip

McClellan bemoans Bush's Katrina trip

NEW ORLEANS, May 29 (UPI) -- Former White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan blamed political guru Karl Rove for aggravating the public's reaction to the Hurricane Katrina response.
McClellan: Plame outing led to memoirs

McClellan: Plame outing led to memoirs

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) -- Former White House spokesman Scott McClellan said his role in outing a CIA operative led him to consider writing his memoirs about Washington.

Ex-White House spokesman blasts Bush

WASHINGTON, May 28 (UPI) -- Scott McClellan, an ex-Bush administration insider, says U.S. President George Bush engaged in what he calls "self-deception" and the war in Iraq was a mistake.
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President George W. Bush (L) and White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan make their way to Marine One moments after McClellan announced his resignation to the President, on the South Lawn of The White House in Washington on April 19, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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Scott McClellan (born February 14, 1968) is a former White House Press Secretary (2003–06) for President George W. Bush, and author of a controversial book about the Bush Administration titled What Happened. He replaced Ari Fleischer as press secretary in July 2003 and served until May 10, 2006. McClellan was the longest serving press secretary under George W. Bush.

Born in Austin, Texas, McClellan is the youngest son of Carole Keeton Strayhorn, former Texas State Comptroller and former 2006 independent Texas gubernatorial candidate, and attorney Barr McClellan. McClellan's brother Mark headed the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and was formerly Commissioner for the Food and Drug Administration. McClellan is the grandson of the late W. Page Keeton, longtime Dean of the University of Texas School of Law and renowned expert in tort law. He married Jill Martinez in November 2003. They have one son.

McClellan graduated from Austin High School in 1986. He was a top ranked tennis player in high school and served as student council president. He later graduated from the The University of Texas at Austin, where he was president of Sigma Phi Epsilon and a member of the tennis team in his early college years. He served as campaign manager for three of his mother's successful campaigns for statewide office. In addition, he worked on political grassroots efforts and was the Chief of Staff to a Texas State Senator.

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