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News Archive - August 2004

News releases for August 2004

President George W. Bush talks with Freedom Corps Greeter Amy Bickel in front of Air Force One at Des Moines International Airport-Air National Guard Base, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004. Bickel co-founded the Central Iowa Young Womenís Leadership Institute to help high school girls develop strong leadership skills and a commitment to community service.  White House photo by Eric Draper August 31, 2004
Remarks by the President of the American Legion
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
Telephonic Interview of the Vice President by Sean Hannity, Fox News Radio
President's Remarks at the 2004 Farm Progress Show
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush depart for New Hampshire and Michigan aboard Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House, Monday, August 30, 2004.  White House photo by Eric Draper August 30, 2004
Remarks by the President and Mrs. Bush at Taylor, Michigan Rally
Remarks by the President at "ask President Bush" Event
 
August 29, 2004
President's Remarks at Wheeling, West Virginia Rally
Vice President's Remarks at a Welcome Rally at Ellis Island
 
August 28, 2004
Remarks by the President at Perrysburg, Ohio Rally
Remarks by the President at "ask President Bush" Event
Remarks by the President at Troy, Ohio Rally
President's Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush is briefed by Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mike Brown, on Tropical Storm Bonnie and Hurricane Charley at the City of Miami Fire House Number Two in Miami, Fla. Also present at the briefing were (from left) Laura Bush, Congressman Bill Young and Governor Jeb Bush, Friday, August 27, 2004.  White House photo by Tina Hager August 27, 2004
President George W. Bush's Record of Achievement
Remarks by the President to the Travel Pool
Remarks by the President and the First Lady at Miami, Florida Rally
Responding to Hurricane Charley
Fact Sheet: President Issues New Orders to Reform Intelligence
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement by the Press Secretary
Homeland Security Presidential Directive/Hspd-11
Executive Order: Strengthened Management of the Intelligence Community
Executive Order National Counterterrorism Center
Executive Order Strengthening the Sharing of Terrorism Information to Protect Americans
Executive Order Establishing the President's Board on Safeguarding Americans' Civil Liberties
Homeland Security Presidential Directive/Hspd-12
 
President George W. Bush and former New York City mayor Rudi Giuliani talk with Freedom Corps greeter Frank Ontiveros in Las Cruces, New Mexico on Thursday August 26, 2004.  White House photo by Paul Morse August 26, 2004
President Welcomes Political Talks to Bring Lasting Solution to Darfur
Statement on the Continued Support for the Transitional Government of the Democratic Republic Headed by President Kabila
Remarks by the President at Farmington, New Mexico Rally
Remarks by the Vice President at 0ff the Record Stop at Hazleton Memorial Park
Women's Equality Day, 2004
Remarks by the President at Las Cruces, New Mexico Rally
Remarks by the President at Albuquerque, New Mexico Rally
Statement by the President
Executive Order Facilitation of Cooperative Conservation
 
August 25, 2004
Vice President's Remarks at a Victory 2004 Rally in Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Vice President 's Remarks at Bush-Cheney '04 Rally in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
 
August 24, 2004
Remarks by the Vice President at a Victory 2004 Rally
Remarks by the Vice President and Mrs. Cheney Followed by Question and Answer at a Town Hall Meeting
Vice President and Mrs. Cheney's Remarks and Q&A at a Town Hall Meeting
 
Standing with his national defense team, President George W. Bush talks with the press at Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas, Monday, Aug. 23, 2004. Pictured, from left, are: Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Richard Meyers.  White House photo by Paul Morse August 23, 2004
President Meets with Defense Team
 
August 21, 2004
President's Radio Address en Español
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August 20, 2004
Presidential Determination
Personnel Announcement
 
National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice speaks about the Global War on Terror's war of ideas, addressing the efforts the Bush Administration has taken to lead the world toward values and understanding that will bring a just and lasting peace, at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington D.C., Thursday, August 19, 2004. August 19, 2004
Dr. Rice Addresses War on Terror
Statement by the Press Secretary
Secretary Evans Discusses the Economy
 
Before attending a meeting with administration officials, Sikh religious and community leaders watch as President George W. Bush departs the White House aboard Marine One Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2004. August 18, 2004
Remarks by the President at St. Paul, Minnesota
Supporting and Strengthening the Military and Military Families
     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
President's Remarks in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
President's Remarks at Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp
President's Remarks at Ask President Bush Event
 
President George W. Bush departs the White House for Pennsylvania and West Virginia on Tuesday August 17, 2004.  White House photo by Paul Morse August 17, 2004
President's Remarks in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania
Statement on the US-Morrocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
Statement on H.R. 4842
President's Remarks at Hedgesville, West Virginia Rally
Memorandum for the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense
Statement by the Deputy Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush speaks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 16, 2004.  White House photo by Paul Morse August 16, 2004
President Speaks at VFW Convention
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Making America More Secure by Transforming Our Military
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Honoring Our Commitment to America's Veterans
Statement by the Press Secretary
National Airborne Day, 2004
Personnel Announcement
President's Remarks at Traverse City, Michigan Rally
 
President George W. Bush consoles a resident during a tour of hurricane damage in Punta Gorda, Fla., Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004. August 15, 2004
President Tours Hurricane Damage
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August 14, 2004
Vice President's Remarks at a Bush-Cheney '04 Rally
President and Mrs. Bush's Remarks at Sioux City, Iowa Rally
President's Radio Address en Español
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President George W. Bush delivers remarks on the Columbia River Channel Deepening Project in Portland, Ore., Friday, Aug. 13, 2004. The President announced a $15 million budget amendment for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin construction on the project.  White House photo by Eric Draper August 13, 2004
President's Proposal to Expand Export Opportunities in Pacific NW
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet
The Columbia River Channel Deepening Project
Statement by the President
Statement by the President
Statement by the Press Secretary
President and Mrs. Bush's Remarks at Ask President Bush Event with Small Business Owners
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Mrs. Bush participate in an interview with Larry King, right, in Los Angeles, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 12, 2004.  White House photo by Eric Draper August 12, 2004
Remarks by the President Mrs. Reagan and Mrs. Bush in a Photo Opportunity
President's Remarks to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Skills to Build for America's Future
Remarks by the President and Mrs. Bush at Victory 2004 Dinner
Vice President's Remarks and Q&A at a Town Hall Meeting with Mrs. Cheney
VP's Remarks in Battle Creek, Michigan
VP's Remarks in Dayton, Ohio
Fact Sheet: Skills to Build for America's Future
 
President George W. Bush waves to photographers with Freedom Corps Greeter Lucia Haas in front of Air Force One after his arriving in Phoenix, Arizona, Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2004. Hass, 73, spends two days a week as a volunteer at Surprise Senior Center in Surprise, Arizona, where she teaches English and Spanish Classes, calls Bingo games, instructs needlecraft and sewing classes and serves meals to seniors.  White House photo by Eric Draper August 11, 2004
Fact Sheet: Medicare Drug Discount Cards Help Seniors Save on Prescription Drug Costs
Supporting America's Small Businesses
President's Remarks at Ask President Bush Event
President's Remarks at Phoenix, Arizona Rally
 
Nominating Rep. Porter Goss, R-Fla., to be the director of the CIA, President George W. Bush extends his hand to him during the Rose Garden announcement Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004.  White House photo by Joyce Naltchayan August 10, 2004
President Bush Nominates Congressman Goss as Director of CIA en Español
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Vice President's Remarks at the Gerald R. Ford Foundation Dinner Honoring Former President Gerald R. Ford on the 30th Anniversary of His Presidency
President's Remarks at Pensacola, Florida Rally
Vice President's Remarks at 7 Flags Event Center
Job Training for the 21st Century
President's Remarks at Ask President Bush Event
President's Remarks at Panama City, Florida Rally
 
President George W. Bush meets with the Presidentís Management Council and the lead members of the Presidentís Management Agenda to hear about their accomplishments and to express his commitment to the groupís efforts. The meeting occurred Monday, August 9, 2004 in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building.  White House photo by Eric Draper August 9, 2004
President's Remarks in Ask President Bush Event
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Belka of Poland
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President's Statement on H.R. 2443, the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2004
Fact Sheet: America's Ownership Society: Expanding Opportunities en Español
Fact Sheet: Expanding Access and Increasing the Affordability of Health Insurance Through Health Savings Accounts
Statement by the Press Secretary
Statement on Pennsylvania Transportation Dispute
Personnel Announcement
 
August 7, 2004
President's Radio Address en Español
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August 6, 2004
President's Remarks to the Unity Journalists of Color Convention
Statement on Federal Assistance for Pennsylvania
Statement on Federal Assistance for Kentucky
Continuation of Emergency Regarding Export Control Regulations
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Statement on H.R. 1572, H.R. 1914, H.R. 2768, H.R. 3277, and H.R. 4380
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
President's Remarks at Stratham, New Hampshire, Picnic
Private-Public Partnership in Guinea Helps Agriculture
Vice President's Remarks and Q&A at a Town Hall Meeting in Minnesota
Statement on Federal Assistance for West Virginia
 
President George W. Bush signs H.R.4613, The Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2005, in the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004.   White House photo by Eric Draper August 5, 2004
President Signs Defense Bill
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Fact Sheet: America's Workforce: Ready for the 21st Century en Español
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs and Economy
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
President's Statement on Signing the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005
Presidents Remarks in Ask President Bush Event
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
President's Remarks at Saginaw, Michigan Rally
 
President George W. Bush gives a thumbs up to a crowd of well wishers gathered to see his departure aboard Air Force One at Waco's TSTC Airport in Waco, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2004.   White House photo by Eric Draper August 4, 2004
President's Remarks in Davenport, Iowa
Remarks by the Vice President at a Reception for Congressional Candidate Larry Diedrich
Supporting America's Farmers and Conserving America's Land
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     Fact sheet Conservation Initiatives Fact Sheet
Conservation Initiatives Fact Sheet
Remarks by the Vice President Followed by a Question and Answer Event to Employees of Billy Goat Industries
Remarks by the President at Bush-Cheney Rally
Vice President's Remarks at Jefferson County Fairgrounds
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks during the signing ceremony of H.R. 4759, The United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act in the Rose Garden Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2004. "It expands our security and political alliance by creating a true economic partnership. It will create jobs and opportunities," said President Bush. August 3, 2004
President Discusses Compassionate Conservative Agenda in Dallas
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Compassionate Conservatism
President Bush Signs U.S.-Australia Free Trade Agreement
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Statement on H.R. 4759
Fact Sheet: Compassion for Americans in Need
Vice President's Remarks and Q&A at a Bush-Cheney '04 Town Hall Meeting
Statement on Federal Assistance for Kansas
Statement on Federal Assistance for New York
 
Standing with members of his national security team, President George W. Bush discusses America's intelligence reforms in the Rose Garden Monday, Aug. 2, 2004.   White House photo by Paul Morse August 2, 2004
President's Remarks on Intelligence Reform en Español
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
Statement by the President on the Paraguay Fire
Vice President's Remarks at a Rally for the Troops at Northcom
Statement on H.R. 1303, H.R. 4363, S. 741, S. 2264, and S.J. Res 38
Fact Sheet: Making America Safer by Strengthening Our Intelligence Capabilities
Vice President's Remarks at Neugebauer Reception
 
August 1, 2004
Remarks by Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge Regarding Recent Threat Reports