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I must have mis-heard

From the NBC transcript of the February 8th Meet the Press Interview with President Bush

Russert: But would you allow pay stubs, tax records, anything to show that you were serving during that period?
President Bush: Yeah. If we still have them, but I you know, the records are kept in Colorado, as I understand, and they scoured the records.
And I’m just telling you, I did my duty, and it’s politics, you know, to kind of ascribe all kinds of motives to me. But I have been through it before. I’m used to it. What I don’t like is when people say serving in the Guard may not be a true service.
Russert: Would you authorize the release of everything to settle this?
President Bush: Yes, absolutely.
We did so in 2000, by the way.
OK, I admit it. With everyone clambering for the President to release his military records, I just must have missed it when it happened 4 years ago.

Sure I found a list of FOIA records on the web. But this doesn't look like an official release.

Could someone point me in the right direction? Oh, and exactly who claimed that serving in the National Guard was not real service? This wasn't just another attempt by "some people" at misdirection? Was it?

Posted by Al Maline at February 8, 2004 7:45 PM