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News Archive - June, 2005
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News Archive - June 2005

News releases for June 2005

President George W. Bush stands at the podium after being introduced at the Freer Gallery in Washington D.C., Thursday, June 30, 2005, by Walter Stern, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, the Hudson Institute. The President spoke about his participation in the upcoming G8 Summit in Scotland, highlighting new initiatives to improve the quality of life of sub-Saharan Africans. White House photo by Paul Morse June 30, 2005
President Discusses G8 Summit, Progress in Africa en Español
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Fighting Malaria in Africa
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Africa Education Initiative
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Women's Justice and Empowerment in Africa
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: President Bush Is Addressing Climate Change
Statement on Nuclear Security Cooperation with Russia
President Signs H.R. 483 and S. 643
President Appreciates Bipartisan Senate Support for CAFTA-DR Agreement
Interview of the President by Foreign Print Journalists
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Text of a Letter from the President to the Congress of the United States
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush offers remarks after a briefing by Fran Townsend, in red, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism, to the National Security Council regarding the Silberman-Robb Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission Report Wednesday, June 29, 2005, in the Situation Room of the White House. Clockwise, from the President, are: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld; Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Treasury Secretary John Snow; CIA Director Porter Goss; Attorney General Alberto Gonzales; Robert Mueller, FBI Director; Fran Townsend; Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security; John Negroponte, Director of National Intelligence, and Vice President Dick Cheney. In the background are: Steve Hadley, National Security Advisor; Phil Zelikow of the State Department, and J.D. Crouch, Deputy National Security Advisor.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 29, 2005
Bush Administration Implements WMD Commission Recommendations
President Bush Administration Actions to Implement WMD Commission Recommendations
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Statement on H.R. 1812, the "Patient Navigator Outreach and Chronic Disease Prevention Act of 2005"
Statement on Federal Assistance for Maine
To Modify Duty-Free Treatment Under the Generalized System of Preferences and Certain Rules of Origin Under the North American Free Trade Agreement, and for Other Purposes
Interview of the President by ITV, United Kingdom
Interview of the President by the Times of London
Interview of the President by Danish Broadcasting Corporation
Executive Order: Blocking Property of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators and Their Supporters
Memorandum
Memorandum for the Director OMB
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on the war on terror at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Tuesday, June 28, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 28, 2005
President Addresses Nation, Discusses Iraq, War on Terror en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President to Welcome Prime Minister Lee of Singapore to the White House
President Applauds Senate for Passing Energy Legislation
Executive Order: Strengthening Processes Relating to Determining Eligibility for Access to Classified National Security Information
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder talk with the media in the Oval Office Monday, June 27, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 27, 2005
President Welcomes German Chancellor to the White House
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President Receives 90-Day Report on the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America
 
Taylor Paige Nevils of South Side Little League Memphis Red Sox from Chicago, peers up at Dugout, the Little League mascot, during a T-ball game on the South Lawn Sunday, June 26, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse June 26, 2005
President's Statement on United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
White House South Lawn Tee Ball
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     Fact sheet White House Tee Ball
 
June 25, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush walks with Dr. Ibrahim Jaafari, Prime Minister of Iraq, toward the East Room Friday, June 24, 2005, to meet the media.  White House photo by Paul Morse June 24, 2005
President Welcomes Iraqi Prime Minister Jaafari to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President to Welcome Australian Prime Minister Howard to the White House
President to Welcome Prime Minister Sabah of Kuwait to the White House
 
President George W. Bush reaches out to the crowd Thursday, June 23, 2005, after a Conversation on Strengthening Social Security at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland.  White House photo by Paul Morse June 23, 2005
President Participates in Social Security Conversation in Maryland
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
President Discusses CAFTA-DR with Bipartisan Leaders en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: CAFTA-DR
Text of a Letter from the President to the Congress of the United States
Statement on Federal Assistance for Nebraska
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Western Balkans
Text of a Letter from the President to the Congress of the United States
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush tours the turbine room of Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant in Lusby, Md., Wednesday, June 22, 2005. After his tour, the President spoke about energy and economic security to about 400 in attendance.  White House photo by Paul Morse June 22, 2005
President Discusses Energy Policy, Economic Security
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
 
President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Phan Van Khai of Vietnam deliver statements to the media in the Oval Office Tuesday, June 21, 2005. "We discussed our economic relations. And I noted that the Vietnamese economy is growing quite substantially. We talked about our desire for Vietnam to join the WTO," said the President. "We talked about security issues and a mutual desire to coordinate in the war on terror."  White House photo by Eric Draper June 21, 2005
President Welcomes Vietnamese Prime Minister to the White House
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Joint Statement Between the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
President Congratulates CEA Chairman Ben Bernanke
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President Addresses Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting
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President George W. Bush leads European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso as they head to a joint press availability in the East Room Monday, June 20, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse June 20, 2005
President Hosts United States - European Union Summit
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     Fact sheet In Focus: U.S.-E.U. Summit
Joint Statement by the United States and the European Union Working Together to Promote Peace, Prosperity and Progress in the Middle East
Joint Statement by the European Union and United States on the Joint Program of Work on the Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
U.S.-EU Declaration on Enhancing Cooperation in the Field of Non Proliferation and the Fight Against Terrorism
EU-US Declaration on the 60th Anniversary of the Signing of the San Francisco Charter
Joint Statement by the European Union and the United States Working Together to Promote Democracy and Support Freedom, the Rule of Law and Human Rights Worldwide
The United States and the European Union Initiative to Enhance Transatlantic Economic Integration and Growth
     Fact sheet Initiative to Enhance Transatlantic Economic Integration and Growth Annex
     Fact sheet Energy Security, Energy Efficiency, Renewables and Economic Development
U.S.-EU Working Together to Fight Against Global Piracy and Counterfeiting
EU-US Declaration on Working Together to Promote Peace, Stability, Prosperity, and Good Governance in Africa
Personnel Announcement
 
June 18, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush and Dorothy Bourgeois share a light moment together on stage Friday, June 17, 2005, during a Conversation on Medicare in Maple Grove Minn. White House photo by Eric Draper June 17, 2005
President Participates in Conversation on Medicare
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet
     Fact sheet In Focus: Medicare
President Sends Birthday Wishes to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma
Statement on Progress in Achieving the President's Nonproliferation Proposals
Designation of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Post Office Building
Executive Order: Implementing Amendments to Agreement on Border Environment Cooperation Commission and North American Development Bank
Text of a Letter to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Risk of Nuclear Proliferation Created by the Accumulation of Weapons-Usable Fissile Material in the Territory of the Russian Federation
 
President George W. Bush discusses Medicare at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Thursday, June 16, 2005. "Medicare now covers preventive screenings that can catch illness from diabetes to heart disease," said the President. "Medicare is covering innovative programs to help seniors with chronic diseases like high blood pressure. I urge every senior to take advantage of these new benefits in Medicare." White House photo by Eric Draper June 16, 2005
President Discusses New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The President Promotes New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
     Fact sheet In Focus: Medicare
Fact Sheet: The President Promotes New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit
President Attends National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast en Español
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President to Welcome Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Ja'afari to the White House
Statement by the President on Iranian Elections
Executive Order: Amendment to Executive Order 13369, Relating to the President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Father's Day, 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on energy to the 16th Annual Energy Efficiency Forum in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 15, 2005. "By advancing the national dialogue on the future of energy, you're helping us support the cause of energy efficiency," said the President. "And that's critical for our economy and it's critical for the future of this nation." White House photo by Eric Draper June 15, 2005
President Discusses Energy Policy en Español
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy for America's Future
Fact Sheet: The President Calls on Congress to Pass a National Energy Policy en Español
President Hosts Congressional Picnic at the White House
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Presidential Message on Juneteenth
Memorandum for the Secretary of State on Jerusalem Embassy Act
Memorandum for the Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense on Afghanistan Freedom Support Act
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on Social Security to the Pennsylvania FFA Annual Convention at Pennsylvania State University Tuesday, June 14, 2004. "We're asking younger workers to pay payroll tax, to pay hard-earned money into a system that's going broke," said the President. "That doesn't seem right to me." White House photo by Eric Draper June 14, 2005
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security with FFA en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security for Future Generations
President Commends Senate Confirmation of Thomas Griffith
Nominations Sent to the Senate
President Attends 2005 President's Dinner
 
Standing with the Presidents of Botswana, Ghana, Namibia, Mozambique and Niger, President Bush discussed the African Growth and Opportunity Act, AGOA, in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Monday, June 13, 2005. "All of us share a fundamental commitment to advancing democracy and opportunity on the continent of Africa," said the President. "And all of us believe that one of the most effective ways to advance democracy and deliver hope to the people of Africa is through mutually beneficial trade."  White House photo by Eric Draper June 13, 2005
President Discusses Democracy, AGOA with African Leaders
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President Welcomes Students from Partnership for Learning Youth Exchange and Study
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Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Personnel Announcement on Presidential Delegation to U.S. National Day at the World Exposition 2005
 
June 12, 2005
President Attends Ford's Theatre Gala
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June 11, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush discusses the Patriot Act at the National Counterterrorism Center in McLean, Va., Friday, June 10, 2005. "The Patriot Act has made a difference for those on the front line of taking the information you have gathered and using it to protect the American people," said the President.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 10, 2005
President Visits National Counterterrorism Center
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President Welcomes South Korean President to the White House
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President's Statement on Harvey Rosen
Joint Statement by President George W. Bush and President Thabo Mbeki
Message by the President to the People of Africa
Vice President's Remarks at Closing Ceremonies of SOCOM's International Special Forces Week
Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2005
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Vice President's Remarks at Special Forces Heroism Awards Ceremony
 
President George W. Bush thanks Attorney General Alberto Gonzales after speaking about the Patriot Act at the Ohio State Highway Patrol Academy in Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, June 9, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 9, 2005
President Discusses Patriot Act
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Fact Sheet: The Patriot Act Helps Keep America Safe
President Applauds Senate Confirmation of Pryor, Griffin and McKeague
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
During his address to the Associated Builders and Contractors, President George W. Bush discusses Social Security in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 8, 2005. "I think the best way to make sure that people have got real assets in the Social Security system, not just IOUs in a file cabinet, is to let younger workers take some of their own money, if they so choose, a voluntary program, and set up a personal savings account," said the President.  White House photo by Paul Morse June 8, 2005
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in Washington, D.C.
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
President Welcomes Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan to the White House
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President Applauds Senate Confirmation of Justice Janice Rogers Brown
President to Welcome Presidents Mogae, Kufuor, Guebuza, Pohamba, and Tandja to the White House
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair hold a joint press conference in the East Room Tuesday, June 7, 2005. "Prime Minister Blair and I share a common vision of a world that is free, prosperous, and at peace," said President Bush. "When men and women are free to choose their own governments, to speak their minds, and to pursue a good life for their families, they build a strong, prosperous and just society."  White House photo by Paul Morse June 7, 2005
President Welcomes British Prime Minister Blair to the White House
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Statement on Fighting Hunger and Addressing Humanitarian Needs in Africa
Fact Sheet: Addressing Hunger and Humanitarian Emergencies in Africa
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks at the opening of the Organization of American States General Assembly in Ft Lauderdale, Florida, Monday, June 6, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 6, 2005
President Discusses Trade, CAFTA at Organization of American States en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Trade
President Celebrates Black Music Month at the White House
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Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
 
June 4, 2005
President's Radio Address en Español
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June 3, 2005
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
President to Welcome Prime Minister Singh of India to the White House
National Child's Day, 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush makes a point as he addresses a crowd of more than 1,000 during a Conversation on Strengthening Social Security at the Hopkinsville Christian County Conference and Convention Center in Hopkinsville, Ky., Thursday, June 2, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 2, 2005
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security for Rural America
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
Fact Sheet: Strengthening Social Security for Rural America
President Nominates Congressman Chris Cox as SEC Chairman
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President's Remarks at Talent for Senate Dinner
Text of a Letter from the President on Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Fact Sheet: Overview of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies
Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense
Black Music Month, 2005
Great Outdoors Month, 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush welcomes President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa, to the Oval Office of the White House Wednesday, June 1, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 1, 2005
President and South African President Mbeki Discuss Bilateral Relations
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President Welcomes NATO Secretary General to the White House
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Vice President's Remarks at United States Air Force Academy Commencement
President's Statement on Bill Donaldson
Personnel Announcement