'No Transcript' Of Holbrooke’s Final Words Exist, Says State Department

December 15, 2010 | 7:53 AM EST
State Department Spokesman Philip “P.J.” Crowley said the context of Holbrooke’s words to his medical team before surgery were in the context of “finishing the job” in Afghanistan. He cautioned that there is “no transcript” of Holbrooke’s words and accounts of his comments vary from source to source.