"I know that standards have slipped over the last few years in Washington, but for a lawyer you are remarkably cavalier with any idea of justice," he told Senator Norm Coleman, the Republican subcommittee chairman."
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He described the sub-committee's claims as the "mother of all smokescreens", intended to divert attention from the "crimes" committed in the invasion of Iraq.
"Senator, in everything I said about Iraq I turned out to be right and you turned out to be wrong - and 100,000 have paid with their lives, 1,600 of them American soldiers sent to their deaths on a pack of lies."
Who knows if he really took a deal in the Oil for Food program. I certainly don't. But it was fun watching him take American lawmakers to task.