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Gregory: So he will not have any input?
Press Secretary: As with any Secretary General of the United Nations, of course President Rodham values his opinion on global issues. But she is now the President of the United States of America.
Next question. Soley…
Soledad O’Brien: Susan, Fox News released a statement earlier today saying that while they are finding your replacement, which they mention in the release shouldn’t be hard — and I quote, “Fox News seeks another screaming banshee” — they are considering legal action against you for using Fox as a platform to get this job. Your response to that allegation?
Press Secretary Estrich: Well, as you all know, Fox used strong-arm tactics — as was demonstrated by the way I was treated repeatedly in front of national audiences — the eight long years of the Bush administration to squash dissent from any member of the Democratic Party. All I will say is that I know that won’t happen anymore.
All right, let’s wrap this up. Tomorrow, I will have Cabinet nominations. Yes, Mr. Gregory?
Gregory: Last night at the Gala, President Rodham said to a group of us that she has always preferred the title, “Her Majesty.” That was a joke, right?