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News Archive - May, 2003
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News Archive - May 2003

News releases for May 2003

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Bush place a rose at the end of the railroad tracks at the Birkenau concentration camp in Poland, Saturday, May 31, 2003.  White House photo by Paul Morse May 31, 2003
President's Radio Address
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Remarks by the President to the People of Poland
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Remarks by the President to the Press Pool After Tour of Auschwitz
National Child's Day, 2003
Vice President's Remarks at the U.S. Military Academy Commencement
 
May 30, 2003
Presidential Message: Great American Cleanup, 2003
Statement on Veterans' Memorial Preservation
Presidential Letter
Presidential Letter
Presidential Determination No. 2003-25
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Presidential Determination No. 2003-24
Presidential Letter
Statement by Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge on Lowering the Threat Level
 
May 29, 2003
Presidential Letter
Executive Order
Executive Order: European Central Bank
Statement by the President on Taiwan and WHO
Executive Order Establishing the Bob Hope American Patriot Award
 
President George W. Bush discusses the benefits of the Jobs and Growth Tax Reconciliation Act of 2003 in the East Room Wednesday, May 28, 2003. "We are helping workers who need more take-home pay. We're helping seniors who rely on dividends. We're helping small business owners looking to grow and to create more new jobs. We're helping families with children who will receive immediate relief," said the President in his remarks.  White House photo by Eric Draper May 28, 2003
President Signs Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs and Economy
Statement by the Press Secretary
President Bush to Travel to Egypt, Jordan and Qatar
President Bush to Welcome PM of Portugal
Statement on HIV/AIDS Act
Designation of Individuals Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Dr. Rice Previews the President's Trip to Europe and the Middle East
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     Fact sheet In Focus: G8 2003
 
President George W. Bush welcomes the 2002 World Series Champion Anaheim Angels to the Rose Garden Tuesday, May 27, 2003.  White House photo by Tina Hager May 27, 2003
President Congratulates Anaheim Angels
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President Signs HIV/AIDS Act
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     Fact sheet In Focus: HIV/AIDS
Statement on Debt Limit
Presidential Letter
 
President George W. Bush gives a Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery. Monday, May 26, 2003.  White House photo by Tina Hager May 26, 2003
President Bush Honors the Brave and Fallen Defenders of Freedom
 
May 24, 2003
President's Radio Address
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President George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi shake hands before beginning a news conference at the President's ranch near Crawford, Texas, Friday morning, May 23, 2003.  White House photo by Eric Draper May 23, 2003
President Bush Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
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Statement by Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice
President's Memorial Day Proclamation
Statement by the Press Secretary
WH Press Corps Interviews Senior Administration Official
Statement by the Deputy Press Secretary
President Commends Congress on Tax Relief
National Missing Children's Day, 2003
 
President George W. Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi begin a tour of the President's ranch near Crawford, Texas, after the Prime Minister's arrival Thursday afternoon, May 22, 2003.  White House photo by Tina Hager May 22, 2003
President Looks Forward to Signing Economic Recovery Bill
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President Bush Names Josh Bolten to Head OMB
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President's Statement on U.N. Vote Lifting Sanctions on Iraq
Presidential Letter
Statement by the President on Algerian Earthquake
Personnel Annoucement
Message to the Congress of the United States
Executive Order
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Judicial Nomination
Statement by the President on Unemployment Insurance
 
President George W. Bush meets with Senator John Danforth, the President's Special Envoy to the Sudan, center, and Secretary of State Colin Powell in the Oval Office Wednesday, May 21, 2003.  White House photo by Susan Sterner May 21, 2003
President Bush Thanks Administrator Whitman for Outstanding Service
     Fact sheet In Focus: The Environment
President Delivers Commencement Address at Coast Guard
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet
Statement on Appointment of Deputy National Security Advisor
Personnel Announcement
Statement on United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
President Bush to Travel to Poland, Russia, and France
National Maritime Day, 2003
Remarks by the President at 2003 President's Dinner
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Mrs. Bush's Remarks at the Colorado Early Childhood Cognitive Development Summit
 
President George W. Bush discusses his plan for wildfire prevention and forest stewardship, the Healthy Forests Initiative, in The East Garden Tuesday, May 20, 2003. Standing on stage with the President are, from left, Agriculture Secretary Veneman, Interior Secretary Gale Norton, Fire Management Officer Andrea Gilham and Wildlife and Fire Staff Officer Rex Mann.  White House photo by Susan Sterner May 20, 2003
President's Cuban Independence Day Message
President Bush Urges Congress to Act on Healthy Forests Initiative
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Healthy Forests
President Bush to Welcome President Musharraf of Pakistan
President Commends House for Action on Healthy Forests
     Fact sheet In Focus: Healthy Forests
Personnel Announcement
Statement by the Press Secretary
National Policy on Ballistic Missile Defense Fact Sheet
The 2003 Fire Season
 
President Bush, President Arroyo, Mrs. Bush and Mr. Arroyo (far left) stand for the playing of the national anthems of the United States and the Philippines at the beginning of the ceremony.   White House photo by Eric Draper May 19, 2003
President Bush Welcomes President Arroyo in State Arrival Ceremony
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Joint Statement Between the United States of America and the Republic of the Philippines
Fact Sheet: Announcements Related to the Visit of President Arroyo
President Bush, President Arroyo Hold Joint Press Conference
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Rebuilding Afghanistan
Statement on H.R. 289
NSC Advisor's Remarks at Mississippi College Law Commencement
Remarks by President Bush and President Arroyo in An Exchange of Toasts
 
May 18, 2003
Remarks by the Vice President at the University of Missouri at Columbia Agricultural School Commencement Ceremony
 
President George W. Bush talks with soldiers after taping his weekly radio address in the Oval Office Friday, May 16, 2003. Honoring Armed Forces Day on May 17th, the President invited soldiers to attend the recording of the address.  White House photo by Eric Draper May 17, 2003
President Condemns Terrorist Bombings in Morocco
President Bush Honors Military in Weekly Radio Address
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Departing the White House via Marine One, President George W. Bush talks with the media on the South Lawn Friday, May 16, 2003.  White House photo by Paul Morse May 16, 2003
President Bush Vows to Bring Terrorists to Justice
President Commends Congress on AIDS Legislation
President Commends Senate on Jobs and Growth Package
President Presents Commander-In-Chief's Trophy to Air Force Academy
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Executive Order Amending Executive Order 13212, Actions to Expedite Energy-Related Projects
National Hurricane Awareness Week, 2003
Notice Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Burma
Message to the Congress of the United States
Message to the Congress of the United States
World Trade Week, 2003
 
Recalling the experience of watching a Mexican-born Marine take America's oath of citizenship, President George W. Bush raises his right hand as he addresses the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., Thursday, May 15, 2003.   White House photo by Eric Draper May 15, 2003
President Honors Fallen Peace Officers at Memorial Service
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President Delivers Remarks at Hispanic Prayer Breakfast
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Statement on Free Aceh Movement
Message to the Senate of the United States
President Bush to Welcome President of Dominican Republic to White House
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun in the Rose Garden on May 14, 2003.  White House photo by Paul Morse May 14, 2003
President Bush Delivers Remarks with South Korean President
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     Fact sheet Joint Statement
Message to the Congress of the United States
Statement on Death of Prince Sadruddin
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Statement by the Press Secretary
Executive Order
Statement on Federal Assistance for Maine
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate
 
Listening to the story of how a tornado swept through their town, President George W. Bush meets one-on-one with residents during his walking tour of Pierce City, Mo., Tuesday, May 13, 2003.  White House photo by Susan Sterner May 13, 2003
President Bush Visits Tornado-Stricken Town in Missouri
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President Bush Promotes Jobs and Growth Plan in Indiana
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President Bush Condemns Attacks in Saudi Arabia
President Discusses Tornadoes, Saudi Arabia Attack with Reporters
Personnel Announcement
Statement on Terrorist Act in Chechnya
Fact Sheet: U.S. Commercial Remote Sensing Space Policy
Remarks by the Vice President at the Hudson Institute's James H. Doolittle Award Luncheon Honoring Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
 
President George W. Bush meets one-on-one with small business owners and employees in Bernalillo, N.M., Monday, May 12, 2003.  White House photo by Susan Sterner May 12, 2003
President Bush Pushes for Tax Relief in New Mexico
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President Meets with Nebraskans to Discuss Economic Growth
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Personnel Announcement
Statement on Federal Assistance for Alabama
Statement on Federal Assistance for New York
 
May 11, 2003
Remarks by the President in Photo Opportunity
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 President George W. Bush discusses peace in the Middle East during his Commencement Address at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., Friday, May 9, 2003. "Across the globe, free markets and trade have helped defeat poverty, and taught men and women the habits of liberty," said the President. "So I propose the establishment of a U.S.-Middle East free trade area within a decade, to bring the Middle East into an expanding circle of opportunity, to provide hope for the people who live in that region."  White House photo by Tina Hager May 10, 2003
President's Radio Address
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Statement on Federal Assistance for Oklahoma
 
As Counsel Judge Alberto Gonzales stands by his side, President George W. Bush delivers remarks regarding his judicial nominations in the Rose Garden Friday, May 9, 2003.  White House photo by Tina Hager May 9, 2003
President Bush Presses for Peace in the Middle East
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet
President Calls for Judicial Reform
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
Statement by the President on Judicial Salaries
President Commends House for Progress on Jobs and Growth Package
Executive Order: Facilitating the Administration of Justice in the Federal Courts
Personnel Announcement
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
National Defense Transportation Day and National Transportation Week, 2003
Peace Officers' Memorial Day and Police Week, 2003
National Safe Boating Week, 2003
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Ariel Sharon
 
President George W. Bush meets with Amir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani of Qatar in the Oval Office Thursday, May 8, 2003. "I would like to thank the President very much for his gracious invitation for me to come and meet with him here at the White House," said the Amir during the two leaders' address to the media. "We in Qatar are very keen to have a very unique and strong and distinct relationship with the United States, a relationship that it is transparent."  White House photo by Paul Morse May 8, 2003
President Meets with Amir of Qatar
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President Bush to Welcome Philippine President
President Bush Meets with Central European Foreign Ministers
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President to Welcome Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to Crawford
Personnel Announcement
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Executive Order Interagency Group on Insular Areas
Statement by the President on Judicial Nominees
President's Statement on Walter Sisulu
 
President George W. Bush and President Jose Maria Aznar of Spain hold a joint press conference in Cross Hall Wednesday, May 7, 2003.  White House photo by Tina Hager May 7, 2003
President Removes Iraq Sanctions
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Statement on Serbia and Montenegro
Executive Order
Message to the Congress of the United States
Statement on Unita
Mother's Day, 2003
Personnel Announcement
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Statement by the Press Secretary on the Geneva Convention
 
President George W. Bush discusses his Tax Relief plan at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Tuesday, May 6, 2003. "You'll hear all kinds of rhetoric about how this plan is not fair. Well, let me just describe to you what it means to the family of four making $40,000 a year. It means their taxes would go from $1,178 a year to $45 a year," explained President Bush. "That's what that means. That sounds fair to me."  White House photo by Tina Hager May 6, 2003
President Addresses Tax Relief Coalition
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Statement on Federal Assistance for Kansas
President Names Envoy to Iraq
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     Fact sheet Statement
Statement on Federal Assistance for Missouri
President Bush Welcomes Prime Minister of Denmark to White House
Joint Statement Between the United States of America and Singapore
President Signed U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
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Memorandum for the Secretary of State
 
President George W. Bush talks with small business owners and employees during a roundtable discussion at the Robinson Center in Little Rock, Ark., Monday, May 5, 2003.  White House photo by Susan Sterner May 5, 2003
President Discusses Tax Relief in Arkansas
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President Bush to Welcome President Aznar of Spain
President's Cinco de Mayo Message
 
May 3, 2003
President Bush, P.M. Howard Discuss Operation Iraqi Freedom
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Statement on Earthquake in Turkey
President's Radio Address
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President George W. Bush addresses employees at United Defense Industries in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, May 2, 2003. The defense company produces vehicles and technology that is being used by soldiers in Iraq, including the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and the Hercules Recovery Vehicle.  White House photo by Susan Sterner May 2, 2003
Jewish Heritage Week, 2003
President Discusses National, Economic Security in California
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President to Welcome NATO Secretary General Lord Robertson
President to Welcome Foreign Ministers of Central and Eastern Europe
President Welcomes Signing of the Adriatic Charter Partnership
Statement on Nigerian Elections
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush walks across the tarmac with NFO Lt. Ryan Phillips to Navy One, an S-3B Viking jet, at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego Thursday, May 1, 2003. Flying to the USS Abraham Lincoln, the President will address the nation and spend the night aboard ship. White House photo by Susan Sterner May 1, 2003
President Bush Announces Major Combat Operations in Iraq Have Ended
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President Delivers Remarks on National Prayer Day
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Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, 2003
Older Americans Month, 2003
Law Day, U.S.A., 2003
Fact Sheet: We the People Forum on American History, Civics, and Service
Statement by the President
Remarks by the Vice President to the Heritage Foundation
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Personnel Announcement
Remarks by the President in Photo Opportunity
Statement by the President
Federal Agencies Reach Consensus Ending Development of the Oregon Inlet Jetty Proposal
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Text of a Letter From the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives