President Bush told ABC's Martha Raddatz that he wasn't by a Iraqi journalist who hurled shoes at him.

"I thought it was interesting, I thought it was unusual to have a guy throw his show at you. But I'm not insulted. I don't hold it against the government. I don't think the Iraqi press corps as a whole is terrible. And so, the guy wanted to get on TV and he did. I don't know what his beef is. But whatever it is I'm sure somebody will hear it."

ABC News has the entire transcript here.

This video is from ABC's World News, broadcast Dec. 14, 2008.

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