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Thursday, September 28, 2006
Senior White House official dismisses Woodward's claims
From CNN's Elaine Quijano

WASHINGTON (CNN) --A senior White House official denies the claim made by the Washington Post's Bob Woodward that the Bush Administration has repeatedly obscured the intensity of the violence U.S. troops face in Iraq. According to CBS News, Woodward makes his claim in his new book, State of Denial.

"It doesn't appear to be anything new," the senior administration official told CNN. "The president has been very frank with the country about the challenges we face in the war on terror, how ruthless, violent and determined our enemy is. And he's been just as frank about the policy choices in front of the nation on how we fight this enemy."
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