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News Archive - June 2006

News releases for June 2006

President George W. Bush, Laura Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi are welcomed to Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley, by his former wife Priscilla Presley and their daughter Lisa-Marie Presley, Friday, June 30, 2006 in Memphis. White House photo by Eric Draper June 30, 2006
President Bush Visits Graceland with Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
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     Fact sheet Visit by Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
     Fact sheet President Bush and Prime Minister Koizumi Participate in Photo-Op with Mrs. Bush, Priscilla Presley, and Lisa Marie Presley
President Bush Signs H.R. 5603
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Pennsylvania
Proclamation: To Modify Duty-Free Treatment Under the Generalized System of Preferences by the President of the United States of America
To Implement the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement With Respect to Guatemala, and for Other Purposes
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with Japanís Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi at the conclusion of their joint press availability Thursday, June 29, 2006, in the East Room of the White House. White House photo by Paul Morse June 29, 2006
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi Participate in a Joint Press Availability
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     Fact sheet Visit by Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
     Fact sheet Joint Statement: The Japan-U.S. Alliance of the New Century
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi in an Arrival Ceremony on the South Lawn
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     Fact sheet Visit by Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
President Bush and Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi Exchange Toasts
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     Fact sheet Visit by Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
Statement by the President on American Competitiveness Initiative
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Louisiana
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Mississippi
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Executive Order Amending Executive Order 13381, as Amended, to Extend Its Duration by One Year
 
President George W. Bush talks with U.S. Army Sgt. First Class Kenneth Williams, as he meets with military personnel Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at the VFW Overland-St. Ann Memorial Post #3944 in St. Louis, Mo., who recently have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan. White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt June 28, 2006
President Bush Meets with Military Personnel Returned From Iraq and Afghanistan
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President Bush to Visit Chancellor Angela Merkel in East Germany Prior to G-8 Summit
     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Poznan Uprising in Poland
President Commends Senate for Confirming Henry Paulson as Treasury Secretary
Remarks by the President at Talent for Senate Dinner
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush gestures as he addresses an audience Tuesday, June 27, 2006 in Washington, calling on the U.S. Senate and members of the House of Representatives to quickly pass proposed Line-Item Veto legislation.  White House photo by Paul Morse June 27, 2006
President Discusses Line-Item Veto
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The Legislative Line-Item Veto: Constitutional, Effective, and Bipartisan
President Bush Goes on Run with Staff Sergeant Christian Bagge
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President Meets with National Endowment for Democracy Award Recipients
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Statement on Flag Desecration Vote
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush meets with organizations that support the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan in the Roosevelt Room Monday, June 26, 2006. White House photo by Eric Draper June 26, 2006
President Bush Meets with Supporters of U.S. Military in Iraq and Afghanistan
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President Bush Celebrates Black Music Month
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     Fact sheet African American History
Statement by the President Marking Ten Years After Attack on Khobar Towers
Statement by the Press Secretary on Murder of Four Russian Diplomats in Iraq
Executive Order: Public Alert and Warning System
Independence Day, 2006
Message to the Congress of the United States
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush are joined on stage by the cast of entertainers performing at the annual Ford's Theater gala to benefit the historic theater. The program, "An American Celebration at Ford's Theater," will be televised on July 4, 2006. White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt June 25, 2006
President and Mrs. Bush Attend Annual Ford's Theatre Gala
 
June 24, 2006
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
 
President George W. Bush is joined by General Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Tee Ball Commissioner for the opening Tee Ball game of the 2006 season on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, June 23, 2006, between the McGuire AFB Little League Yankees and the Dolcom Little League Indians of the Naval Submarine Base from Groton, Ct.  White House photo by Shealah Craighead June 23, 2006
President Attends White House Tee Ball Game
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet
     Fact sheet White House Tee Ball
President's Statement on Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta
President's Statement on Proliferation Security Initiative
President Signs S. 1445
Executive Order: Protecting the Property Rights of the American People
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Western Balkans
Vice President's Remarks at a Luncheon for Congressional Candidate Dave McSweeney
Personnel Announcement
Vice President's Remarks at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange
 
President George W. Bush, Mrs. Laura Bush, Hungarian President Laszlo Solyom and Mrs. Erzsebet Solyom participate in an official arrival ceremony at Sandor Palace in Budapest, Hungary, June 22, 2006. White House photo by Paul Morse June 22, 2006
President's Remarks to the People of Hungary
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Meets with Hungarian President Sólyom
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President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Gyurcsány in Budapest, Hungary
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President Exchanges Toasts with Hungarian President and Prime Minister
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President Commends House Members for Support of the Legislative Line Item Veto Act of 2006
Vice President's Remarks to the U.S.-India Business Council's 31st Anniversary Leadership Summit
Interview of the Vice President by John King, CNN
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush shakes the hands of Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel of Austria, center, and European Union President Jose Manuel Barroso following a press availability Wednesday, June 21, 2006, at the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. White House photo by Paul Morse June 21, 2006
President Bush Participates in Press Availability at 2006 U.S.-EU Summit
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     Fact sheet U.S.-EU Summit
President and Mrs. Bush Participate in Roundtable with Foreign Students
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     Fact sheet U.S.-EU Summit
Fact Sheet: 2006 U.S.-EU Summit
2006 U.S.-EU Summit Progress Report on Political and Security Issues
2006 U.S.-EU Summit Progress Report on the Economic Initiative
U.S.-EU Summit Declaration: Promoting Peace, Human Rights and Democracy Worldwide
President Applauds Senate for Passage of Stronger Magnuson-Stevens Act
White House South Lawn Tee Ball
     Fact sheet White House Tee Ball
 
June 20, 2006
Message to the Senate of the United States
Vice President's Remarks at the Gerald R. Ford Foundation Annual Dinner
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers the commencement address during the graduation ceremony at the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York, Monday, June 19, 2006. ďAmerica has invested in you, and she has high expectations," said President Bush. "My call to you is this: Trust your instincts, and use the skills you were taught here to give back to your nation. Do not be afraid of mistakes; learn from them. Show leadership and character in whatever you do. The world lies before you. I ask you to go forth with faith in America, and confidence in the eternal promise of liberty." White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt June 19, 2006
President Delivers Commencement Address at the United States Merchant Marine Academy
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President Bush to Welcome President Mikheil Saakashvili of Georgia to the White House
Vice President's Remarks at the Gerald R. Ford Journalism Prize Luncheon Followed by Q&A
Remarks by the President at the 2006 President's Dinner
Aung San Suu Kyi Birthday
Targeted Sanctions on Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Belarus
Message to the Congress of the United States
Cooperative Threat Reduction Agreement with Russia Extended
Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Risk of Nuclear Proliferation Created by the Accumulation of Weapons-Usable Fissile Material in the Territory of the Russian Federation
Executive Order: Blocking Property of Certain Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Belarus
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Just the Facts: The Bush Administration's Strong Worksite Enforcement Efforts
 
June 17, 2006
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
 
June 16, 2006
Presidential Message on Juneteenth
Remarks by the President at Heather Wilson for Congress Reception
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush is introduced by former Secretary of State Colin Powell at the Initiative for Global Development's 2006 National Summit in Washington, D.C., Thursday, June 15, 2006. "We have a moral duty to care for those who hurt here at home, and we have a moral duty to care for those as best as we can for those abroad, said the President. "That's part of the foreign policy of our country." White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt June 15, 2006
President Attends Initiative for Global Development's 2006 National Summit
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President Bush Establishes Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Monument
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     Fact sheet Proclamation: Establishment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument: A Commitment to Good Stewardship of Our Natural Resources
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
Establishment of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument
     Fact sheet President Bush Establishes Northwestern Hawaiian Islands National Monument
     Fact sheet In Focus: Environment
President Signs the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005
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President Bush Signs S.2803, the MINER Act of 2006
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President and Mrs. Bush Attend Congressional Picnic
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President Applauds Congress for Approving Bill to Fund National Priorities
President's Statement on Signing of Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Hurricane Recovery, 2006
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: President Signs Emergency Funding Bill
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate
President Signs H.R. 1953, H.R. 3829, H.R. 5401, S. 1235, S. 193 and S. 2803
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush answers a reporterís question Wednesday morning, June 14, 2006, during a news conference in the Rose Garden, following his trip to Iraq where he met with members of the Iraq government and U.S. troops. White House photo by Paul Morse June 14, 2006
Press Conference of the President
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President Meets with Iraq Study Group
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Bush Welcomes President Uribe of Colombia to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, right, during his visit Tuesday, June 13, 2006, to the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. With them is U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 13, 2006
President Bush Makes Surprise Visit to Iraq, Meets with Prime Minister Maliki in Baghdad
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Bush Visits Troops in Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
Fact Sheet: Camp David Meetings: Building on Progress in Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President and Mrs. Bush to Accompany Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan in Visit to Memphis, Tennessee
     Fact sheet Visit by Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi
 
President George W. Bush gestures as he addresses his top advisors during an interagency team meeting on Iraq Monday, June 12, 2006 at Camp David, Md., part of a two-day conference on Iraq. Vice President Dick Cheney and National Security Council advisor Stephen Hadley are seen at left. White House photo by Eric Draper June 12, 2006
President Bush Meets with Interagency Team on Iraq
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President's Remarks to the Travel Pool After Meeting with Interagency Team on Iraq
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
June 10, 2006
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
 
President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen of Denmark meet at Camp David Friday, June 9, 2006. White House photo by Eric Draper June 9, 2006
President Bush and Prime Minister Rasmussen of Denmark Participate in Joint Press Availability
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Statement on The President's Malaria Initiative
Joint Statement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Chile
     Fact sheet President Bush Welcomes President Bachelet of Chile to the White House
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers a statement regarding the death of terrorist al Zarqawi, an al Qaeda leader in Iraq, in the Rose Garden Thursday, June 8, 2006. "Last night in Iraq, United States military forces killed the terrorist al Zarqawi," said the President. "At 6:15 p.m. Baghdad time, special operation forces, acting on tips and intelligence from Iraqis, confirmed Zarqawi's location, and delivered justice to the most wanted terrorist in Iraq." White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt June 8, 2006
Statement by the President on Death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
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President Bush Attends National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast
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President Bush Welcomes President Bachelet of Chile to the White House
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     Fact sheet Joint Statement Between the United States of America and the Republic of Chile
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Meets with Governors on Line-Item Veto
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President Bush to Visit Budapest, Hungary
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on comprehensive immigration reform at Metropolitan Community College Ė South Omaha Campus in Omaha, Nebraska, Wednesday, June 7, 2006. White House photo by Eric Draper June 7, 2006
President Bush Discusses Comprehensive Immigration Reform in Nebraska
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Participates in Swearing-In Ceremony for Dirk Kempthorne as Secretary of the Interior
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     Fact sheet President's Cabinet
President's Statement on the Senate's Marriage Protection Amendment Vote
President Applauds Congress on Passage of S. 193, the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act
President Pleased with Passage of Mine Safety Legislation
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister of Slovenia to the White House
President Bush to Welcome President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia
Executive Order: Task Force on New Americans
Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush joins U.S. Border Patrol agents on stage before delivering remarks on border security at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Artesia Facility in Artesia, New Mexico, Tuesday, June 6, 2006. White House photo by Eric Draper June 6, 2006
President Discusses Border Security and Comprehensive Immigration Reform, Participates in Swearing-In Ceremony for CBP Commissioner
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President's Remarks to the Travel Pool at Laredo Border Patrol Sector Headquarters
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Bush to Attend 2006 Group of Eight (G-8) Summit
     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Father's Day, 2006
Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers a statement on the Marriage Protection Amendment in the Presidential Hall of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building Monday, June 5, 2006. "In 1996, Congress approved the Defense of Marriage Act by large bipartisan majorities in both the House and the Senate, and President Clinton signed it into law." said the President. "And since then, 19 states have held referendums to amend their state constitutions to protect the traditional definition of marriage. In every case, the amendments were approved by decisive majorities with an average of 71 percent." White House photo by Eric Draper June 5, 2006
President Discusses Marriage Protection Amendment
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President Bush Welcomes President Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Africa
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Welcomes President Zelaya of Honduras to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for California
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Minnesota
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for South Dakota
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for North Dakota
Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
June 3, 2006
President's Radio Address
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President George W. Bush stands next to the Super Bowl Trophy as he welcomes the Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers to the White House, Friday, June 2, 2006, during a ceremony in the East Room to honor the Super Bowl champs. White House photo by Eric Draper June 2, 2006
President Welcomes Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers to the White House
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President Bush Participates in Swearing-In Ceremony for Rob Portman as OMB Director
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     Fact sheet Office of Management and Budget
President Bush to Welcome President Michelle Bachelet of Chile to the White House
Fact Sheet: Economic Growth Continues - More Than 5.3 Million Jobs Created Since August 2003
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
National Oceans Week, 2006
 
President George W. Bush offers remarks after meeting with the Cabinet Thursday, June 1, 2006, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. Among subjects discussed was the war against terror, the hurricane season, immigration and the strength of the economy. White House photo by Eric Draper June 1, 2006
President Bush Meets with Cabinet
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     Fact sheet President's Cabinet
President Discusses Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Improving Worksite Enforcement
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Attends Swearing-In Ceremony for Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
President Bush to Welcome President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo to the White House
Statement on Presidential Designation of Foreign Narcotics Kingpins
Text of a Letter from the President
National Child's Day, 2006
Personnel Announcement