artscottsitroomcnn.jpgFormer White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan, whose tell-all book blasts the Bush administration on issues including Hurricane Katrina, the election and the Iraq war, didn’t say Friday whether he still considers himself a Republican. But he did say he supports parts of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama’s agenda.

“Some of what Obama says, his overall message, is very similar to the one we ran on in 2000 about changing the way Washington works and what I had so much hope in,” said McClellan, who became the White House press secretary in 2003 after serving as spokesman for President Bush when he was the governor of Texas.

But it’s a very difficult thing to do, and I hope some of the Obama staff will take a look at [McClellan’s book] and consider what they need to do if they become president.” McClellan also said he has “a lot of respect” for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain. (Continue Reading…)

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  • loulou

    I’m excited about his book. Altough it’ll only confirm what I thought all along and probably kill my confidence in our government completely, for good, I’m flying through that book, cover to cover.

  • MAG

    He likes ideas from both sides. This is where Obama can reach across the table. No reason people can’t compromise. The RBC just proved that. Clean house get people in there that want to turn this mess around and work as a team. Don’t matter if they are DEM, REP, IND, CONS, black white pink or purple. JUST GET THE DARN JOB DONE.

  • jo

    This guy is just looking for a job. He served Bush all these years and sees the end of the tunnel. Now he wants to act like he never liked Bush to get on the Obama train.