...Gonzales repudiated torture tactics and vowed at a contentious confirmation hearing to abide by international treaties on prisoner rights. 'I will no longer represent only the White House. I will represent the United States of America and its people. I understand the difference between the two roles."
September 15, 2004:
"I have a commitment to nonpartisanship," said Goss, who conceded that "at times, perhaps, I engaged in debate with a little too much vigor or enthusiasm."