Scott was asked if the President still had confidence in Karl Rove. He answered that he “went through it yesterday”. He was asked about the context and he said the context was clear and that he did not want to do anything to jeopardize the investigation. Helen Thomas asked if Karl Rove apologized to him for putting his credibility on the line. Scott said that he did not want to talk about this while the investigation was continuing. He also said “I testified about this”. Told that that the Democrats said that you are stonewalling, he replied that “there are a lot of people who want to get to the bottom of this investigation”. Scott said that there is a “criminal investigation relating to a very serious matter”.