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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
September 17, 2001

"We've All Got a Job To Do"
Remarks by the President To Employees in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building
Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building

More on attack response

Washington, D.C.

7:58 A.M. EDT

     THE PRESIDENT:  I'm here to remind people that the best way to fight terrorism is to not let terrorism intimidate America.  A lot of people who work in this building were deeply worried about their lives last week. There are a lot of courageous people here and they're coming back to work. And I want to thank them for that and remind them we've all got a job to do; people digging out the rubble in New York have got a job to do; those of us in government have a job to do.

     Q    Mr. President, any reaction to the Taliban's refusal to --

     THE PRESIDENT:  I'll talk to you all later.

                             END                 7:58 A.M. EDT