Donald Rumsfeld On MTP- Part II

Tim confronts him on the cost of the war, Wolfowitz, troop levels and the DSM.

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MR. RUSSERT: So never any mistake made on troop level?

SEC'Y RUMSFELD: Who knows?

MR. RUSSERT: But the fact is Lawrence Lindsey, one of the chief economic advisers to the president, was fired because he said the war in Iraq would cost $100 billion. We're way past that.

SEC'Y RUMSFELD: I don't think he was fired for that reason.

MR. RUSSERT: Oh, go back and read very carefully what happened.

SEC'Y RUMSFELD: I just don't know. I can't speak to that.

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