"I am saying that if anyone was involved in that type of activity which I referred to, they would not be working here." --Ron Ziegler, Nixon's press secretary, defending a presidential aide in Watergate.
"Any individual who works here at the White House has the confidence of the president. They wouldn't be working here at the White House if they didn't have the president's confidence." --Scotty McCllellan, Bush's press secretary, defending a presidential aide in Rovegate.