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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
July 14, 2004

President's Remarks to the Press Pool
Leon's Frozen Custard
Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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

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