Scott McClellan belonged to President Bush's select inner circle of trusted advisers during one of the most challenging, contentious periods of recent history. Over a period of more than seven years, he witnessed, day-to-day, exactly how the presidency veered off course, not only by its decision to topple Saddam Hussein, but by an embrace of confrontational politics in the face of an increasingly partisan Washington and a hostile media.
"Something is Missing"
Scott McClellan, the author of What Happened Inside the Bush White House and What's Going Wrong with Washington (Public Affairs, May, 2008), was White House Press Secretary from 2003-2006, and one of President Bush's closest aides. He speaks with veteran journalist Dan Rather, the managing editor and anchor of Dan Rather Reports on HDNet.