"Rumsfeld and Cheney and the president made a big mistake in justifying going into the war in Iraq. They put the emphasis on weapons of mass destruction." -- President Ford in an interview with Bob Woodward, embargoed until after his death. The interview was conducted in July, 2004.
In this picture, from the Ford Presidential Library, President Ford meets with his Defense Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, and assistant Dick Cheney in April, 1975. (WaPo)