QUESTION: Well we're talking about lies and your allegation there was bulletproof evidence of ties between al Qaeda and Iraq.
RUMSFELD: Zarqawi was in Baghdad during the prewar period. That is a fact.
QUESTION: Zarqawi? He was in the north of Iraq in a place where Saddam Hussein had no rule. That's also ...
RUMSFELD: He was also in Baghdad.
QUESTION: Yes, when he needed to go to the hospital. Come on, these people aren't idiots. They know the story.
Mr. Rumsfeld, I lived in Tallahassee for most of 2001. That doesn't mean I ever had brunch with Jeb.