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Don't want one and all right well let's have.
Gives his departure is not the biggest one today.
Having said that.
I thought I should comment.
The briefing room just to say a few words.
-- -- department Press Secretary.
There's some of you know.
Very early what made.
On this wild ride that I've been on.
You I had run for the United States senate I was not expected to win.
When I won.
The the democratic primary in -- morning.
I realized that I was gonna have to start -- up a little bit at the time I only had I think 67 people -- -- And I still have a lot of -- all I could afford was Gibbs.
And so for Robert.
Came to work what made.
We had what appeared to be -- pretty significant.
And then Alan Keyes came and and and so.
That end up not being our primary focus.
-- we -- have this incredible opportunity.
To speak the national convention in Boston and I know that a lot of you think -- probably.
The most attention was devoted to the speech that I delivered the keynote speech in Boston.
But in fact actually leave most challenging problem.
What -- -- -- And this went up to the very last -- -- -- ten minutes before we're about to go on -- we're still having an argument about the ties I've bought 56 times.
And Michelle and like any of them Axelrod and what the problem.
And him being one of the best dressed man -- -- So we really value his opinion.
And then somebody -- Omar little was sort -- -- and said you know what.
-- gives us tough.
-- my gives -- -- doubt that that might look good and it.
Frankly Robert and didn't want to give it up as he thought he looked really good in the -- but.
Eventually he was won't take one for the gipper and so he took office.
And I've put it on and that's the time that I -- At the national convention.
He has not said about -- anything about this -- all these years.
I have to tell you that I know there's a simmering resentment.
That he never got it back.
You and so as a consequence I wanted.
-- -- It's a very.
You one of -- on the record on camera.
And finally -- we're turning.
-- -- And if you choose to break the glass he can't.
But this is going to be a reminder to me.
That Robert has not only been an extraordinary Press Secretary.
But he has been a great -- as you can not ask her somebody better in the foxhole -- during.
All the twists in terms of my candidacy.
And incredible challenges that we face for the last two years so I'm so proud of him.
And everybody here.
-- Robert he's going to be working closely what -- I don't think.
We could have a better press record I think very is gonna do an outstanding job of filling rubber shoes.
But I certainly could have been a friend.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Did the president's Blackberry go off -- TV listen to that.
But I think the president Blackberry went off -- and -- my command a little while their list.
-- he wants.
But work doesn't I thought that I finally -- it in your private.
It and you.
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