"I'm so pleased to be able to say hello to Bill Scranton. He's one of the great Pennsylvania political families.
"We had a good Cabinet meeting, talked about a lot of issues. Secretary of State and Defense brought us up to date about our desires to spread freedom and peace around the world.
"Security is the essential roadblock to achieving the road map to peace.
"Our country puts $1 billion a year up to help feed the hungry. And we're by far the most generous nation in the world when it comes to that, and I'm proud to report that. This isn't a contest of who's the most generous. I'm just telling you as an aside. We're generous. We shouldn't be bragging about it. But we are. We're very generous.
"It's very interesting when you think about it, the slaves who left here to go to America, because of their steadfast and their religion and their belief in freedom, helped change America.
"My answer is bring them on.
"You've also got to measure in order to begin to effect change that's just more—when there's more than talk, there's just actual—a paradigm shift.
"I urge the leaders in Europe and around the world to take swift, decisive action against terror groups such as Hamas, to cut off their funding, and to support—cut funding and support, as the United States has done.
"Iran would be dangerous if they have a nuclear weapon.
"Now, there are some who would like to rewrite history—revisionist historians is what I like to call them.
"I am determined to keep the process on the road to peace.
"The true strength of America happens when a neighbor loves a neighbor just like they'd like to be loved themselves.
"We are making steadfast progress.
"I'm the master of low expectations.
"I'm also not very analytical. You know I don't spend a lot of time thinking about myself, about why I do things.
"I recently met with the finance minister of the Palestinian Authority, was very impressed by his grasp of finances.
"Oftentimes, we live in a processed world—you know, people focus on the process and not results.
"I've got very good relations with President Mubarak and Crown Prince Abdallah and the King of Jordan, Gulf Coast countries.
"All up and down the different aspects of our society, we had meaningful discussions. Not only in the Cabinet Room, but prior to this and after this day, our secretaries, respective secretaries, will continue to interact to create the conditions necessary for prosperity to reign.
"First, let me make it very clear, poor people aren't necessarily killers. Just because you happen to be not rich doesn't mean you're willing to kill.
"We ended the rule of one of history's worst tyrants, and in so doing, we not only freed the American people, we made our own people more secure.
"We've had a great weekend here in the Land of the Enchanted.
"We've got hundreds of sites to exploit, looking for the chemical and biological weapons that we know Saddam Hussein had prior to our entrance into Iraq.