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News Archive - April 2005

News releases for April 2005

April 30, 2005
President Discusses Social Security and Youth in Radio Address
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President George W. Bush discusses Social Security at the James Lee Community Center, Falls Church, Va., Friday, April 29, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse April 29, 2005
President Discusses Social Security for Future Generations in Virginia
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security for Future Generations
Fact Sheet: Strengthening Social Security for Today's Younger Workers
President Plants Tree at White House in Honor of Arbor Day
Statement on Federal Assistance for New Hampshire
Statement on H.R. 787
President to Welcome Nigerian President to the White House
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Law Day, U.S.A., 2005
Loyalty Day, 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush holds a press conference in the East Room Thursday, April 28, 2005. "Millions of American families and small businesses are hurting because of higher gasoline prices," said the President addressing many topics. "My administration is doing everything we can to make gasoline more affordable."  White House photo by Paul Morse April 28, 2005
Press Conference of the President
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Fact Sheet: Strengthening Social Security For Those In Need
President's Statement on House Passing Budget Resolution
President Congratulates New Iraqi Leaders
National Charter Schools Week, 2005
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses the National Small Business Week Conference in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, April 27, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse April 27, 2005
President Discusses Energy at National Small Business Conference
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Small Business
Fact Sheet: Promoting Energy Independence and Security
President's Statement on House Passing Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
Statement on S. 167, the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
 President George W. Bush greets Galveston County Employees Bea Bentley and her husband Christopher at the end of a roundtable discussion on Strengthening Social Security at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, Tuesday, April 26, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper April 26, 2005
President Participates in Social Security Roundtable in Texas
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
Fact Sheet: Millions Enjoy Ownership and Control Outside of Social Security
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush visits with Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah Monday, April 25, 2005, at the President's ranch in Crawford, Texas.  White House photo by Eric Draper April 25, 2005
Joint Statement by President Bush and Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah
President Speaks to Press Pool
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President to Welcome Greek Prime Minister to the White House
Joint Statement by the Presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States of America
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
April 24, 2005
President's Statement on Armenian Remembrance Day
 
April 23, 2005
President's Radio Address
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Gen. Peter Pace addresses the media as President George W. Bush and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld look on Friday, April 22, 2005. The President announced his nomination of Gen. Pace to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, saying, "When confirmed by the Senate, General Pete Pace will be the first Marine in history to hold this vital position. He knows the job well." White House photo by Paul Morse April 22, 2005
President Nominates General Pace as Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff
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President Celebrates Earth Day
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Fact Sheet: Encouraging Volunteerism and Environmental Conservation
Vice President's Remarks to the Republican National Lawyers Association
Presidential Delegation to Inaugural Mass of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush congratulates students of South Cache 8th and 9th Grade Center in Hyrum, Utah, on receiving the Presidentís Environmental Youth Award in the East Room of the White House April 21, 2005. Members include, from left to right, Parker Hellstern, 14, Tana Hellstern, 16, Aaron Lusk, 15, Bryan Miller, 14, and Jason Newhall, 14. White House photo by Paul Morse April 21, 2005
President Honors Environmental Youth Award Recipients
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President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in Washington, D.C.
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
President's Statement on Senate Confirmation of Negroponte
President's Statement on House Passing Energy Bill
President's Statement on Senate Passing Supplemental Budget
Personnel Announcement
Statement on Federal Assistance for Maine
Memorandum
Memorandum
 
President George W. Bush stands with Attorney General Alberto Gonzales as they acknowledge the applause after the President addressed the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Legislative Conference Wednesday, April 20, 2005, in Washington, D.C.  White House photo by Eric Draper April 20, 2005
President Speaks to U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Conference
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
Fact Sheet: Securing Our Nation's Energy Future
President Signs Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention, Consumer Protection Act
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President Announces 2005 National and State Teachers of the Year
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President Presents Commander-In-Chief's Trophy to Naval Academy
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Statement on S. 256, the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2005
 
President George W. Bush speaks at the dedication of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill., Tuesday, April 19, 2005. "When his life was taken, Abraham Lincoln assumed a greater role in the story of America than man or President," said President Bush. "Every generation has looked up to him as the Great Emancipator, the hero of unity, and the martyr of freedom."  White House photo by Eric Draper April 19, 2005
President Dedicates Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
President and Mrs. Bush Congratulate Pope Benedict XVI
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Vice President's Remarks at Day of Remembrance Ceremony
President's Statement on Tenth Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing
President to Host Annual U.S.-E.U. Summit in Washington, D.C.
Statement on Federal Assistance for New Jersey
Statement on Federal Assistance for New York
Nomination Sent to the Senate
President's Passover Message, 5765
Education and Sharing Day, U.S.A., 2005
 
President George W. Bush is greeted to applause as he prepares to address legislators about Social Security at the State House in Columbia, S.C., Monday, April 18, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse April 18, 2005
President Discusses Strengthening Social Security in South Carolina
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Statement on Madagascar and Millennium Challenge Corporation Board
Personnel Announcement
 
April 16, 2005
President's Radio Address
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President George W. Bush talks about Social Security during a visit to Kirtland, Ohio, April 15, 2005. White House photo by Paul Morse April 15, 2005
President Participates in Social Security Roundtable in Ohio
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
Fact Sheet: Millions Enjoy Ownership and Control Outside Social Security
Statement on H.R. 1134, Amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986
Vice President Dick Cheney and Mrs. Cheney Release 2004 Income Tax Return
President and Mrs. Bush Release 2004 Tax Return
Statement on Federal Assistance for Arizona
Statement on Federal Assistance for California
Statement on Federal Assistance for Pennsylvania
Nomination Sent to the Senate
National Park Week, 2005
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush acknowledges a Texas newspaperman during opening remarks in his address Thursday, April 14, 2005, to the American Society of Newspaper Editors, meeting in Washington DC.  White House photo by Paul Morse April 14, 2005
President Addresses American Society of Newspaper Editors Convention
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President Commends Congress for Passing Bankruptcy Reform Bill
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nomination Sent to the Senate
National Volunteer Week, 2005
Small Business Week, 2005
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
 
President George W. Bush speaks during a ceremony honoring the 2005 Super Bowl Champions in the Rose Garden Wednesday, April 13, 2005.  White House photo by Eric Draper April 13, 2005
President Congratulates Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots
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President to Welcome Crown Prince Abdallah to Texas
President to Welcome President of Panama to the White House
Executive Order: Amendments to Executive Order 12863
Executive Order: Designating the African Union as a Public International Organization Entitled to Enjoy Certain Privileges, Exemptions, and Immunities
 
President George W. Bush waves to the troops at Fort Hood, Texas, as he arrived Tuesday, April 12, 2005, to thank them in person for their service in Iraq. "Americans are grateful for your sacrifice and your service," the President told a large portion of the 44,188 soldiers and airmen stationed at the base. ".And so is your Commander-in-Chief."  White House photo by Eric Draper April 12, 2005
President Discusses War on Terror at Fort Hood
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Statement on Congolese Government's Negotiations with FDLR
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and President George W. Bush hold a press conference after meeting at the President's Ranch in Crawford, Texas, Monday, April 11, 2005. "I strongly support his courageous initiative to disengage from Gaza and part of the West Bank. The Prime Minister is willing to coordinate the implementation of the disengagement plan with the Palestinians. I urge the Palestinian leadership to accept his offer," said President Bush. White House photo by David Bohrer April 11, 2005
President and Prime Minister Sharon Discuss Economy, Middle East
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Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
April 9, 2005
President's Radio Address
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Archbishop Piero Marini, left, chief liturgist to Pope John Paul II, bows to his casket during the Pope's funeral Friday, April 8, 2005, in St. Peter's Square. White House photo by Eric Draper April 8, 2005
President Speaks to Press Pool
President to Welcome President of Rwanda to White House
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush is greeted upon his arrival to Quirinale Palace by Italy's President Carlo Ciampi Thursday, April 7, 2005. President Bush made the courtesy call while in Rome for the Friday funeral of Pope John Paul II.  White House photo by Eric Draper April 7, 2005
Statement on 1994 Rwanda Genocide
Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko responds to a standing ovation from Vice President Dick Cheney and congressional members shortly before addressing a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, April 6, 2005. President Yuschenko met with President Bush earlier this week.  White House photo by David Bohrer April 6, 2005
President Congratulates Iraq's Transitional National Assembly
President's Statement on Death of Prince Rainier II of Monaco
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
Cancer Control Month, 2005
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks after touring the Bureau of Public Debt in Parkesburg, W.Va., Tuesday, April 5, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse April 5, 2005
President Participates in Social Security Conversation in West Virginia
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Social Security
President Tours Bureau of Public Debt
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President Meets with Cabinet
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Delegation Accompanying the President and Mrs. Bush to the Funeral Mass of His Holiness Pope John Paul II
National D.A.R.E. Day, 2005
Pan American Day and Pan American Week, 2005
 
President George W. Bush talks with Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko in the Oval Office Monday, April 4, 2005. White House photo by Eric Draper April 4, 2005
President Welcomes President Yushchenko to the White House
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Joint Statement by President George W. Bush and President Viktor Yushchenko
President Presents Medal of Honor to Sergeant First Class Paul Ray Smith
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Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush gives remarks on the death of Pope John Paul II with First Lady Mrs. Laura Bush at the White House on Saturday April 2, 2005.  White House photo by Paul Morse April 2, 2005
President's Statement on the Death of Pope John Paul II
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President Bush Orders Flags Flown at Half Staff in Honor of Pope John Paul II
President's Radio Address
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President George W. Bush addresses an estimated 600 faith-based and community practitioners and members of the local community interested in mentoring programs and prisoner re-entry issues during an appearance Friday, April 1, 2005, at Paul Public Charter School in Washington DC. The president was promoting his Helping America's Youth initiative.  White House photo by Eric Draper April 1, 2005
President and Mrs. Bush Discuss Helping America's Youth Initiative
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Statement on Federal Assistance for Maine
National Donate Life Month, 2005
National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day, 2005
National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2005
Executive Order: Amendment to E.O. 13295 Relating to Certain Influenza Viruses and Quarantinable Communicable Diseases
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement