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Welcome to "Ask the White House". This online interactive forum, the first of its kind in politics, allows you to interact with Bush administration officials and friends of the White House.

Launched in April 2003, citizens have participated in over 400 online discussions with Cabinet Secretaries, Senior White House Officials, behind-the-scenes professionals at the White House, and others.

Transcripts of every live chat session are available on this page. If you would like to suggest a participant to appear on Ask the White House, click here.


August 25, 2004
Alfred B. Robinson, Jr., Acting Administrator, Wage and Hour Division Employment Standards Administration, U. S. Department of Labor

Greetings, this is Al Robinson. Thank you for joining us today on Ask the White House. I look forward to answering your questions about the Department of Labor's New Overtime Security Rules.

August 24, 2004
Rod Paige, Education Secretary

Good afternoon. It is exciting to see so many questions submitted over such an important issue to our nation - the education of our children.

August 20, 2004
Kerri Strug

Thank you for joining us on Ask the White House Today. Kerri Strug will be joining us from Athens, Greece, where she is helping at the 2004 Summer Olympics. She is pleased to take your questions.

August 19, 2004
Don Evans, Commerce Secretary

I'm delighted to be here to participate in Ask the White House and pleased to share with you my thoughts about our future.

August 18, 2004
John Snow, Treasury Secretary

It's always great to be here on Ask the White House. Let's get started... I am looking forward to your questions.

August 13, 2004
David L. Johnson, Director of the National Weather Service

Thank you for joining us today. Hurricanes are among the most powerful forces, bringing destructive winds, tornadoes, and floods from torrential rains and ocean storm surges.

August 12, 2004
Andy Card, Chief of Staff

Hello - I'm excited to join all of you today for Ask The White House. Thanks for taking the time to participate.

August 11, 2004
Sean McCormack, Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary for Foreign Affairs

Hi, this is Sean. It is good to be back with you on "Ask the White House". Let's take some questions....

August 11, 2004
Harriet Miers, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy

Hello, I am Harriet Miers. I am happy to take your questions today.

August 10, 2004
Blake Gottesman, Special Assistant to the President and Personal Aide

Hi everyone. I'm Blake Gottesman and I'm happy to take your questions today on "Ask the White House." I'm up here in Air Force One and I'm looking at your questions now. Let's go.....

August 6, 2004
Frances Fragos Townsend, Assistant to the President and Homeland Security Advisor

Hello, I'm happy to take your questions today. Let's go.

August 5, 2004
Lonnie Hovey, Director of Preservation, Architecture & Construction of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building

Good Afternoon. I'm pleased to serve as today's host. Let's get to the questions.


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