For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 14, 2004
President's Remarks to the Press Pool
Leon's Frozen Custard
2:50 P.M. CDT
Q Mr. President, your reaction to the crowds and the towns?
THE PRESIDENT: Very, very warm and very hospitable reaction. A lot of people coming out -- for which I'm grateful.
Q What did you get?
PRESIDENT BUSH: Vanilla custard. It's highly recommended. I'm recommending vanilla for Hillman.
Q You are dripping, you need a napkin.
THE PRESIDENT: I'm going to get one in a minute. Would you like some?
Q No, thanks.
THE PRESIDENT: I'm trying to get you a little national publicity.
Q I think I've got all I need. (Laughter.)
THE PRESIDENT: I enjoyed talking to you, girls. Enjoyed talking to you. Thank you.
All right, let's go back to work.
Q First a candy store and now ice cream, sir?
THE PRESIDENT: I'm loading up, carbo-loading for the weekend. (Laughter.)
END 2:51 P.M. CDT