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News Archive - December, 2002
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News Archive - December 2002

News releases for December 2002

December 31, 2002
President's New Year's Day Message
President Discusses Iraq and North Korea with Reporters
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Statement by the President
Executive Order
Statement by the President
 
December 30, 2002
Statement by the Deputy Press Secretary
 
December 28, 2002
President's Weekly Radio Address en Español
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December 23, 2002
Memorandum
Statement by the President
 
December 21, 2002
Radio Address by the President to the Nation en Español
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President George W. Bush and Laura Bush stand before the Blue Room Christmas Tree Sunday, December 8, 2002 prior to hosting a reception for the Kennedy Center Honorees. Mrs. Bush is wearing a floor length gown designed by Arnold Scaasi.  White House photo by Eric Draper December 20, 2002
President Welcomes Quartet Principals to White House en Español
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Statement by the President
President Bush Speaks to the People of Iran
Presidential Message: Kwanzaa
President's Christmas Message en Español
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush help volunteers pack food during their visit to the Capital Area Food Bank in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Dec. 19. "More Americans need to volunteer. There are ways to do so. The USAFreedomCorps.gov on the web page is the place to look," said the President in his remarks. "You can call 1-877-USA-CORPS and find out ways that you can help. If you are interested in being a part of feeding those who hunger, this is a great place to come to."  White House photo by Tina Hager December 19, 2002
President Visits D.C. Food Bank en Español
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Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the President
Statement by the President
Executive Order: Half-Day Closing of Executive Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government on Tuesday, December 24, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush and President Jose Aznar of Spain make a joint statement to the media in the Oval Office Wednesday, Dec. 18.  White House photo by Tina Hager December 18, 2002
President Commends Vote on "Do Not Call" Registry
President Bush Meets with President Aznar of Spain en Español
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President Bush Announced His Intention to Nominate Two Individuals to Serve as Members of His Administration
Statement by the President
President Bush Announced Two Individuals to Serve in His Adminstration
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," to a class of third-graders during the White House Story Hour in the Roosevelt Room Tuesday, Dec. 17.  White House photo by Tina Hager December 17, 2002
President Signs E-Government Act en Español
President Announces Progress in Missile Defense Capabilities
Remarks by the President and Mrs. Bush at the White House Children's Story Hour
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Remarks by Governor Tom Ridge, Homeland Security - Designate in a Town Hall Meeting for Future Employees of the Department of Homeland Security
Joint Statement by President George W. Bush and President Vladimir Voronin on U.S.-Moldovan Relations
Statement by the President
Statement by the Press Secretary
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
December 16, 2002
President Names Kean to Chair 911 Commission
Statement by the President
Joint Statement Between the United States of America and Negara Brunei Darussalam
Statement by the Press Secretary
Wright Brothers Day, 2002
 
December 14, 2002
President Calls on Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits en Español
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President George W. Bush discusses his smallpox vaccination program during a press conference as Secretary of Health & Human Services Tommy Thompson, left, and Director of the Office of Homeland Security Tom Ridge in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Friday, Dec. 13.   White House photo by Paul Morse December 13, 2002
President Delivers Remarks on Smallpox en Español
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Statement by the Press Secretary
Catherine Martin is Named Assistant to the Vice President for Public Affairs, Mary Matalin, Assistant to the President and Counselor to the Vice President Resigns
Statement by the President
Memorandum for the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
Text of a Letter from the President to the Chairmen of the House
 
President George W. Bush waves to the audience after signing an executive order for equal protection of the laws for faith-based and community organizations in Philadelphia, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 12.  White House photo by Eric Draper December 12, 2002
President Bush Implements Key Elements of his Faith-Based Initiative en Español
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President Names Stephen Friedman as Director of the National Economic Council
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Presidential Determination No. 2003-07
President Bush Today Named Stephen Friedman as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
December 11, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
Executive Order: President's Commission on the United States Postal Service
President Bush Announced His Intention to Appoint Members of the President's Commission on the United States Postal Service
Fact Sheet: Reducing the Threat of Catastrophic Wildfires and Improving Forest Health
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the President
 
President George W. Bush announces William Donaldson as his nominee for Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission Tuesday, December 10, 2002 in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.  White House photo by Paul Morse December 10, 2002
President Names William Donaldson as Chairman of the SEC
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President Thanks Leaders for Commitment to Service
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Remarks by the President in Meeting with the Chairman of Turkey's AK Party
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President Bush Announced His Intention to Nominate William Donaldson to be Commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission
President Bush Announced His Intention to Appoint Two Individuals to Serve as Members of His Administration
President Bush Announced David Leitch Deputy Counsel and Deputy Assistant to the President
Joint Statement by President Bush and President Rahmonov on the Relationship Between the United States and the Republic of Tajikistan
Joint Statement by the United States of America, the Republic of Kenya, and Ethiopia
 
John Snow, who is nominated to be the Secretary of Treasury, listens to President George W. Bush's remarks in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Monday, Dec. 9. "In a varied and productive career, John Snow has shown consistent qualities of foresight and integrity and public spirit. He's led one our nation's largest railroads with skill and success. He knows firsthand how the economy works. His peers elected him to lead the Business Roundtable, where he was an articulate voice for pro-growth policies," said the President.  White House photo by Paul Morse December 9, 2002
President Nominates Snow as Secretary of the Treasury en Español
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Statement by the Press Secretary
President Bush Announced His Intention to Nominate Snow to be Secretary of the Treasury
Presidential Determination No. 2003-06
Presidential Determination No. 2003-05
Statement by the President
President Bush Announced His Intention to Appoint 32 Individuals to Serve as Members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations
Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2002
 
December 7, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
Radio Address by the President to the Nation en Español
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President George W. Bush wishes Sen. Strom Thurmond happy birthday during a birthday celebration at the White House Dec. 6, 2002. The South Carolina senator turned 100 years old Thursday.  White House photo by Eric Draper December 6, 2002
U.S. - Canada Smart Border/30 Point Action Plan Update
President Bush Today Announced the Recess Appointment of One Individual to Serve as a Member of His Administration
Statement by the President
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2002
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush attend the Pageant of Peace Tree Lighting on the Ellipse near the White House Thursday, Dec. 5.   White House photo by Paul Morse December 5, 2002
President Bush Lights National Christmas Tree en Español
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President Commemorates Eid al-Fitr en Español
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President Meets with Leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia en Español
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Presidential Message Eid al-Fitr
 
President George W. Bush watches as Daniella Wald, 12, lights one of the candles on the Menorah Wednesday, Dec 4 in the White House. President Bush presented one of the lighted candles to Daniella Wald, who lit the first three candles, and she presented the lighter candle to her sister, Alexandra Wald, 15, who lit the other three. Both of the girls are from Manhattan, and their father, Victor Wald, was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.  White House photo by Paul Morse December 4, 2002
President Participates in Menorah Lighting
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President Bush Signs Child Internet Safety Legislation
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Statement by the Press Secretary
President Bush Announced His Intention to Nominate McCallum to be Associate Attorney General with the Department of Justice
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Statement by the President
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush speaks at the Louisiana Welcome in the Hirsch Coliseum at the State Fairgrounds of Louisiana in Shreveport, Dec. 3.  White House photo by Eric Draper December 3, 2002
Remarks by the President in Terrell for Senate and Louisiana Republican Party Luncheon
Remarks by the President in Louisiana Welcome
National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month, 2002
 
President George W. Bush signs the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act at the Pentagon Monday, Dec 2. "The legislation I sign this afternoon was passed by Congress in a remarkable spirit of unity. It sets priorities of our Defense Department in a critical, critical period for our country," said President Bush."We're rewarding the service and sacrifice of our military families with higher pay, improved facilities and better housing."  White House photo by Paul Morse December 2, 2002
President Signs National Defense Authorization Act en Español
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President Bush Signs Wetlands Conservation Act
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Presidential Determination No. 2003-04
Statement by the President
Statement by the Press Secretary
Memorandum for the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
Statement by the President
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary