He denied the Saddam even WANTED WMDs after 1998. He claimed that David Kay’s conclusion was that “Iraq was making no efforts to develop WMDs.” When I confronted him with the fact that Kay’s conclusion was exactly the opposite–that Iraq wanted the weapons but couldn’t get them–he shouted that David Kay didn’t know what he was talking about.
“I know more about the Iraqi programs than anyone! I know about the CD with the missile program information, and David Kay has completely misrepresented it! When the full truth comes out…”
I interrupted by asking if he was still on the Iraq payroll. If not, I told him, he certainly should be.