Upon Leaving for Moline, Illinois
The South Lawn
The White House
January 14, 2002
8:05 A.M. EST
THE PRESIDENT: My mother always said when you're eating pretzels, chew before
you swallow. Listen to your mother. I feel great. Looking forward to a good
QUESTION: What happened?
THE PRESIDENT: I hit the deck -- and woke up, and there was Barney and Spot
showing a lot of concern. I didn't realize what happened until I looked in the
mirror and my glasses cut my side of my face.
I feel great. I had good blood pressure last night, good blood pressure this
THE PRESIDENT: Yes, yes. Anyway, going to have a great trip. Good to see you
8:06 A.M. EST