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News Archive - March, 2008
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News Archive - March 2008

News releases for March 2008

President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush wave as they board Air Force One Monday, March 31, 2008, for departure to Kyiv, Ukraine, the first stop on their European visit that will include the NATO Summit in Bucharest. White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 31, 2008
President Bush Departs for NATO Summit
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Statement by the President on Resignation of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Alphonso Jackson
Statement by the Press Secretary
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
March 29, 2008
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
 
President George W. Bush and Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd react to a question during their joint press availability in the East Room of the White House Friday, March 28, 2008. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 28, 2008
President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia
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President Bush Discusses Housing, Economy
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeownership
President and Mrs. Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Brown and Mrs. Brown to the White House
Fact Sheet: Taking Sensible, Decisive Action to Help Homeowners
     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeownership
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Memorandum For The United States Trade Representative
Personnel Announcement
Proclamation by the President To Modify the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States and for Other Purposes
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks on the Global War on Terror Thursday, March 27, 2008, at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. White House photo by Eric Draper March 27, 2008
President Bush Visits Dayton, Ohio, Discusses Global War on Terror
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Achieving Political and Economic Progress in Iraq
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
President Bush Participates in Foreign Print Media Roundtable
Fact Sheet: Achieving Political and Economic Progress in Iraq
     Fact sheet President Bush Visits Dayton, Ohio, Discusses Global War on Terror
 
President George W. Bush talks with employees during his visit to ColorCraft of Virginia, Inc. Wednesday, March 26, 2008, in Sterling, Virginia. White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 26, 2008
President Bush Visits ColorCraft of Virginia, Inc., Discusses Stimulus Package, Economy
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Statement by the Press Secretary
Personnel Announcement
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Arkansas
 
President George W. Bush speaks with King Hamad Bin Isa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa of Bahrain during their meeting Tuesday, March 25, 2008, in the Oval Office at the White House. White House photo by Eric Draper March 25, 2008
President Bush Meets with His Majesty King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain
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President Bush Meets with 2008 Bassmaster Classic Champion and 2008 Women's Bassmaster Tour Champion
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President Bush Attends Celebration of Greek Independence Day
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Memorandum for the Secretary of State
 
President George W. Bush embraces Mrs. Laura Bush as he blows a whistle Monday, March 24, 2008 on the South Lawn of the White House, to officially start the festivities for the 2008 White House Easter Egg Roll.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 24, 2008
President and Mrs. Bush Attend White House Easter Egg Roll
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     Fact sheet Easter 2008
President Bush Visits Department of State
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CEQ Fact Sheet: Conserving Our Oceans Through Stewardship, Volunteerism, and Education
President Bush Signs S. 2733 Into Law
 
March 22, 2008
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet Easter 2008
Statement by the President on Taiwan Election
 
March 21, 2008
Presidential Message: Easter 2008
 
President George W. Bush, joined by the council members from the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, announces the start of the National President's Challenge Thursday, March 20, 2008 in the East Garden at the White House. The National President's Challenge is a six-week physical activity challenge designed to get America up and moving 30 minutes a day, five days a week. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 20, 2008
President Bush Discusses National President's Challenge
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President Bush Meets with Prime Ministers of the Bahamas, Barbados and Belize
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President Bush to Welcome King Hamad of Bahrain to White House
Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy, 2008
Personnel Announcement
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Georgia
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on the Global War on Terror during a visit Wednesday, March 19, 2008, to the Pentagon. In addressing representatives from each branch of the military -- including some who served in the theater at the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the President said, "Five years into this battle, there is an understandable debate over whether the war was worth fighting, whether the fight is worth winning, and whether we can win it. The answers are clear to me: Removing Saddam Hussein from power was the right decision -- and this is a fight America can and must win." White House photo by Eric Draper March 19, 2008
President Bush Discusses Global War on Terror
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Five Years Later: New Strategy Improving Security In Iraq
President Bush Meets with President Saakashvili of Georgia
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Statement by the President on 175th Anniversary of Relations Between United States and Kingdom of Thailand
President Bush Announces Kenneth L. Wainstein to Serve as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Missouri
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Wisconsin
Presidential Message on Nowruz Celebrations
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Interview of the President by VOA Persian News Network
Interview of the President by Pentagon Channel/AFN
Interview of the President by Radio Farda
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on trade policy Tuesday, March 18, 2008, at the Blount Island Marine Terminal in Jacksonville, Fla. White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 18, 2008
President Bush Visits Jacksonville, Florida, Discusses Trade Policy
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     Fact sheet In Focus: International Trade
     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush is flanked by Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the Federal Reserve, and Hank Paulson, Secretary of the Treasury, during a meeting at the White House Monday, March 17, 2008, with the President's Working Group on Financial Markets. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 17, 2008
President Bush Discusses Economy
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President Bush Meets with Prime Minister of Ireland Bertie Ahern
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President Bush and Prime Minister of Ireland Bertie Ahern Attend St. Patrick's Day Reception
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March 15, 2008
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Texas
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on the economy to the Economic Club of New York Friday, March 14, 2008, in New York City, New York. White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 14, 2008
President Bush Visits the Economic Club of New York
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Taking Responsible Action to Help Homeowners and the Economy
Message to the Senate of the United States
Personnel Announcement
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Tony Fratto on Partisan House Bill
President Bush Signs S. 2745 and S.J.Res. 25 Into Law
National Poison Prevention Week, 2008
Presidential Message: St. Patrick's Day 2008
 
President George W. Bush delivers a statement on FISA, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, Thursday, March 13, 2008, on the South Drive of the White House. In urging Congress to act, the President said, "The American people understand the stakes in this struggle. They want their children to be safe from terror. Congress has done little in the three weeks since the last recess, and they should not leave for their Easter recess without getting the Senate bill to my desk."  White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 13, 2008
President Bush Discusses FISA
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Protect America Alert: House Foreign Surveillance Bill Undermines Our National Security
President Bush Participates in Video Teleconference with Afghanistan Provincial Reconstruction Team Leaders and Brigade Combat Commanders
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Helping Afghanistan Achieve Sustainable Progress
Statement by the President on the Farm Bill
President Bush Saddened by Death of Archbishop Rahho
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Ahern of Ireland
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Illinois
Statement by the Press Secretary
Nominations and Withdrawals Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush smiles as he's introduced Wednesday, March 12, 2008, onstage at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center where he spoke to the United States' Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. The USHCC is the most influential Hispanic business organization in the United States, communicating the needs of Hispanic enterprise to corporate America and the Federal government. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 12, 2008
President Bush Meets with U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Discusses Trade
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement Essential To Our National Security
President Bush Attends Kuwait-America Foundation's Stand for Africa Gala Dinner
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Africa Trip 2008
     Fact sheet In Focus: Africa
Remarks by the President at National Republican Congressional Committee Dinner
President Bush to Welcome President Lee Myung-bak and Mrs. Kim Yoon-ok of the Republic of Korea
President Bush to Welcome Prime Ministers of The Bahamas, Barbados, and Belize
President Bush Signs S. 2272 Into Law
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Iran
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Missouri
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks at the National Religious Broadcasters convention Tuesday, March 11, 2008 in Nashville, Tenn. White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 11, 2008
President Bush Visits Nashville, Tennessee
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President Bush Attends National Religious Broadcasters 2008 Convention
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President Bush Signs S. 2478 into Law
Statement by the President on Admiral William Fallon
Statement by the Press Secretary on FISA
Statement by the Press Secretary
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk to the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, March 10, 2008.  White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian March 10, 2008
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Tusk of Poland
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President and Mrs. Bush Celebrate Women's History Month and International Women's Day
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     Fact sheet Women's History Month, 2008
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
 
March 8, 2008
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
Message to the House of Representatives
 
President George W. Bush is joined by Cuban political activists Miguel Sigler Amaya and his wife, Josefa Lopez Pena as he delivers a statement Friday, March 7, 2008, on the state of Cuba. Said the President, "As I told the Cuban people last October, a new day for Cuba will come. Until that day comes, the United States will continue to shine a bright and revealing light on Cuba's abuses. We will continue to tell the stories of Cuba's people, even when a lot of the world doesn't want to hear them. And we will carry this refrain in our hearts: Viva Cuba Libre." White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 7, 2008
President Bush Discusses Cuba
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President Bush Discusses Economy
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Taking Responsible Action to Keep Our Economy Growing
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Illinois
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks Thursday, March 6, 2008, during the commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The President told his audience, ".It's your vigilance and your hard work that have helped keep this country safe. And so I want to thank you."  White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 6, 2008
President Bush Commemorates Fifth Anniversary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeland Security
President Bush Meets with World War I Veteran Corporal Frank Woodruff Buckles
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President Bush Condemns Terrorist Attack in Israel
President Bush Signs S. 2571 into Law
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks to the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference 2008 Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. White House photo by Chris Greenberg March 5, 2008
President Bush Attends Washington International Renewable Energy Conference 2008
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Increasing Our Energy Security and Confronting Climate Change Through Investment in Renewable Technologies
President Bush Meets with Senator John McCain
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Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush welcomes King Abdullah II to the Oval Office Tuesday, March 4, 2008. President Bush told the King of Jordan, "I value your friendship and I value your leadership. And I appreciate you coming back. America has got no stronger friend in the Middle East than Jordan."  White House photo by Eric Draper March 4, 2008
President Bush Meets with His Majesty King Abdullah of Jordan
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President Bush Discusses Colombia, Urges Congress to Pass Trade Agreement
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President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister Rudd of Australia to the White House
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Zimbabwe
 
President George W. Bush bows his head during a prayer Monday, March 3, 2008 in the East Room of the White House, standing before two chairs in honor of U.S. Army Master Sgt. Woodrow Wilson Keeble, left, and his wife, Bloosom, moments before presenting members of the Keeble family with the Medal of Honor, posthumously, in honor of Master Sgt. Keeble’s gallantry during his service in the Korean War. Keeble is the first full-blooded Sioux Indian to receive the Medal of Honor. White House photo by Eric Draper March 3, 2008
President Bush Attends Medal of Honor Ceremony for Woodrow Wilson Keeble
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President Bush Meets with National Association of Attorneys General
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President Bush Meets with Lieutenant General Ray Odierno
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Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush speaks during a joint press availability with Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen of Denmark at The Bush Ranch in Crawford, Texas, Saturday, March 1, 2008, in Crawford, Texas.  White House photo by Eric Draper March 1, 2008
President Bush Participates in Press Availability with Prime Minister Rasmussen of Denmark
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President's Radio Address
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     PDF Link 2008 National Drug Control Policy (PDF, 6.73MB, 79 pages)
Press Briefing Via Conference Call by Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, John Walters, on the 2008 National Drug Control Strategy
     Fact sheet ONDCP Fact Sheet: 2008 National Drug Control Strategy
     PDF Link 2008 National Drug Control Policy (PDF, 6.73MB, 79 pages)
ONDCP Fact Sheet: 2008 National Drug Control Strategy
     PDF Link 2008 National Drug Control Policy (PDF, 6.73MB, 79 pages)
     Fact sheet President's Radio Address