"Well, it is clear to me that he has done a very good job on you. Dumbledore’s man through and through, aren't you, Potter?"
-- Rufus Scrimgeour to Harry, who responds "Yeah, I am. Glad we straightened that out." (HBP16)
December 25, 1996 – Scrimgeour shows up at the Burrow under the pretense of Percy wanting to see his family. It soon becomes apparent, however, that what he actually wants is to ask Harry to support the Ministry. Harry refuses to help him and walks away.