“President Bush said to all of us: ‘I’m driven with a mission from God. God would tell me, ‘George, go and fight those terrorists in Afghanistan’.
“And I did, and then God would tell me, ‘George, go and end the tyranny in Iraq’. And I did.
“And now, again, I feel God’s words coming to me, ‘Go get the Palestinians their state and get the Israelis their security, and get peace in the Middle East’. And by God I’m gonna do it’,” Shaath quotes him as saying.
In response, White House spokesman Scott McClellan told reporters in Washington: “He’s never made such comments.”