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News Archive - July 2006

News releases for July 2006

President George W. Bush stands with Admiral Thad Allen, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, as he talks with reporters following his tour of the U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command at the Port of Miami Monday, July 31, 2006.  White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 31, 2006
President Bush Discusses the Economy in Florida
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: A Day in Miami: President Bush Highlights Economic Growth and Hurricane Preparedness Efforts
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
President Bush Tours Port of Miami
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President Meets with South Florida Entrepreneurs in Miami
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Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses reporters on the South Lawn of the White House Sunday, July 30, 2006, saying America will work together with members of the United Nations Security Council to develop a solution that will bring a sustainable peace to the conflict in Lebanon. White House photo by Paul Morse July 30, 2006
President Bush's Remarks on the Situation in the Middle East
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Peace in the Middle East
President Attends White House Tee Ball Game
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet
     Fact sheet White House Tee Ball
 
July 29, 2006
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Peace in the Middle East
 
President George W. Bush is joined by Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom as he answers a reporterís question during a joint press availability Friday, July 28, 2006, in the East Room of the White House. White House photo by Paul Morse July 28, 2006
President Bush and Prime Minister Blair of the United Kingdom Participate in Press Availability
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Statement on U.S. Support for Congolese Elections
 
President George W. Bush signs H.R. 9, the Fannie Lou Hamer, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006, on the South Lawn Thursday, July 27, 2006.  White House photo by Paul Morse July 27, 2006
President Bush Signs Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Voting Rights Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2006
     Fact sheet In Focus: African-American History
President Signs H.R. 4472, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The Adam Walsh Child Protection And Safety Act Of 2006
President Addresses the National Association of Manufacturers
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President Bush Welcomes President Basescu of Romania to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Signs H.R. 9, H.R. 2872 and H.R. 5117
50th Anniversary of Our National Motto, "In God We Trust," 2006
President Signs H.R. 5865, the "Returned Americans Protection Act of 2006"
President's Statement on House Passage of India Civil Nuclear Cooperation Legislation
To Implement the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement, and for Other Purposes
Vice President's Remarks at the 2006 Korean War Veterans Armistice Day Ceremony
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki meet with military personnel during their visit to Fort Belvoir, Va., Wednesday, July 26, 2006.  White House photo by Paul Morse July 26, 2006
President Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Al-Maliki Visit with Military Personnel and Families
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President Pleased by House Passage of the "Expanding American Homeownership Act of 2006"
     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeownership
President Signs S. 655, Increases Appropriated Grants for National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control
Vice President's Remarks at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Steve Preston as Administrator of the Small Business Administration
 
President George W. Bush shakes hands with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki at the conclusion of their joint press availability in the East Room of the White House Tuesday, July 25, 2006. White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 25, 2006
President Bush and Prime Minister Maliki of Iraq Participate in Press Availability
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Prime Minister Maliki's Meeting with President Bush
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Appreciates Senate Passage of the Child Custody Protection Act
President Signs S.J.Res. 40, Requires Printing of Revised Edition of Riddick's Senate Procedure
Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush recites the Pledge of Allegiance Monday, July 24, 2006, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., joining newly sworn-in American citizens, Specialist Sergio Lopez, 24, of Bolingbrook, Ill., left, Specialist Noe Santos-Dilone of Brooklyn, N.Y., center, and Private First Class Eduardo Leal-Cardenas of Los Angeles, Calif., during their naturalization ceremony. White House photo by Eric Draper July 24, 2006
President Bush Attends Naturalization Ceremony
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Honoring Immigrant Members of America's Armed Services
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Signs H.R. 42, the "Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005"
President's Statement on Signing of the "Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005"
President to Welcome Minni Minawi, Sudan Liberation Movement/Army Leader to the White House
White House South Lawn Tee Ball
     Fact sheet President Attends White House Tee Ball Game
     Fact sheet White House Tee Ball
 
President George W. Bush meets with Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office, Sunday, July 23, 2006.  White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 23, 2006
President Bush Meets with Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal of Saudi Arabia
 
July 22, 2006
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Peace in the Middle East
 
President George W. Bush meets with U.S.military service personnel who have recently returned from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan to hear about their experiences Friday, July 21, 2006, at Tamale Fiesta Kitchen restaurant in Aurora, Colorado. White House photo by Eric Draper July 21, 2006
President Bush Meets with Recently Returned Military Service Personnel
President Applauds Senate for Approving Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006
President Bush to Welcome British Prime Minister Tony Blair to the White House
Statement on Federal Emergency Assistance for Missouri
Vice President's Remarks at a Rally for the Troops at Fort Stewart, Georgia
Setting the Record Straight: President Bush's Foreign Policy Is Succeeding
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush receives a warm welcome from the delegates and guests at the annual convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), as he prepares to deliver his remarks Thursday, July 20, 2006 in Washington, D.C.  White House photo by Eric Draper July 20, 2006
President Bush Addresses NAACP Annual Convention
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     Fact sheet African American History
President Bush Welcomes Salva Kiir of Sudan to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Pleased with Senate Passage of Voting Rights Act
President Looks Forward to Signing Oman Free Trade Agreement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks about stem cell research policy legislation in the East Room Wednesday, July 19, 2006. "Each of these children was adopted while still an embryo, and has been blessed with the chance to grow up in a loving family," said the President of children sharing the stage with him. "These boys and girls are not spare parts. They remind us of what is lost when embryos are destroyed in the name of research." White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 19, 2006
President Discusses Stem Cell Research Policy
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     Fact sheet President Vetoes H.R. 810, the "Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005"
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: President Bush's Stem Cell Research Policy
President Signs S. 3504, the "Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of 2006"
President Vetoes H.R. 810, the "Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2005"
     Fact sheet President Discusses Stem Cell Research Policy
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: President Bush's Stem Cell Research Policy
President Bush to Welcome Salva Kiir, First Vice President of the Government of National Unity of Sudan and President of the Government of Southern Sudan, to the White House
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate
 
President George W. Bush meets bipartisan members of Congress Tuesday, July 18. 2006, in the Cabinet Room at the White House speaking about his recent trip to the G8 Summit in Russia. White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 18, 2006
President Bush Meets with Bipartisan Members of Congress on the G8 Summit
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     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Message to the Congress of the United States
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency Blocking Property of Certain Persons and Prohibiting the Importation of Certain Goods From Liberia
Captive Nations Week, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush embraces Indiaís Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, left, and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, right, at the Konstantinovsky Palace Complex Monday, July 17, 2006. President Bush met with the two leaders separately in bilateral meetings during the G8 Summit in Strelna, Russia.  White House photo by Eric Draper July 17, 2006
Remarks by President Bush and President Lula of Brazil
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     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
President Bush Meets with Indian Prime Minister Singh
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     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Joint Statement by President George W. Bush and President V. V. Putin
     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Fact Sheet: The President's Accomplishments at the G-8 Summit
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President Welcomes Home the Crew of the Space Shuttle Discovery
     Fact sheet In Focus: Space
Presidential Delegation to Attend Inauguration of Alan García Pérez, President of the Republic of Peru
Text of a Letter from the President to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Committees on International Relations, Foreign Relations, and Appropriations
Vice President's Remarks at a Rally for the Iowa Air and Army National Guard
Setting the Record Straight: President Bush's Stem Cell Policy Is Working
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
Personnel Announcement
 
The G8 leaders pose of a photograph at Konstantinvosky Palace in Strelna, Russia, Sunday, July 16, 2006. From left, they are: Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair; French President Jacques Chirac; Russian President Vladimir Putin; President George W. Bush; Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi; Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper; President of the European Union Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen of Finland, and European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.  White House photo by Paul Morse July 16, 2006
President Bush Meets with British Prime Minister Blair
     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Remarks by President Bush and French President Chirac
     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
President Bush Meets with President Hu of China at the G-8 Summit
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     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Statement by Group of Eight Leaders
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President George W. Bush and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands before their G8 bilateral meeting Saturday, July 15, 2006, at the Konstantinovsky Palace Complex in Strelna, Russia.  White House photo by Eric Draper July 15, 2006
President Bush and Russian President Putin Participate in Press Availability
     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Prodi of Italy
     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2006
Joint Statement by U.S. President George Bush and Russian Federation President V.V. Putin Announcing the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism
Fact Sheet: The Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism
U.S.-Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and Rule of Law
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet Jobs & Economy
Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Steve Hadley, U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab and Press Secretary Tony Snow
 
President George W. Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush wave from Air Force One upon arriving at Pulkovo International Airport for the upcoming G8 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, July 14, 2006.  White House photo by Paul Morse July 14, 2006
President Participates in Roundtable Discussion with Civil Society in Russia
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Germany and Russia
President Bush Wishes Former President Gerald Ford Happy Birthday
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Virginia
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush participate in an arrival ceremony with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer in Stralsund, Germany, Thursday, July 13, 2006. White House photo by Paul Morse July 13, 2006
President Bush and German Chancellor Merkel Participate in Press Availability
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     Fact sheet President's Trip to Germany and Russia
President Bush Welcomed by Chancellor Merkel in Germany
     Fact sheet President's Trip to Germany and Russia
President Bush to Welcome Prime Minister of Iraq to the White House
Parents' Day, 2006
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Laura Bush are greeted as they arrive Wednesday, July 12, 2006, at Rostock-Laage Airport in Rostock, Germany. The couple later boarded Marine One for a short ride to Heiligendamm, where they are the guests of Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel before proceeding Friday to the G8 Summit in Russia. White House photo by Eric Draper July 12, 2006
Statement on Condemnation of Hizballah Kidnapping of Two Israeli Soldiers
 
President George W. Bush greets the audience after delivering remarks on the economy and budget, Tuesday, July 11, 2006, in the East Room at the White House. White House photo by Eric Draper July 11, 2006
President Bush Discusses Mid-Session Review
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Strong Economic Growth and Fiscal Discipline Help Reduce Budget Deficit
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
President Bush Discusses the Economy in Wisconsin
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
President's Statement on Explosions on Commuter Rail Lines in Mumbai
President Signs H.R. 889, the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2006
Remarks by the President at "Green for Wisconsin" Reception
Roundtable Interview of the President by Foreign Print Media
Setting the Record Straight: The President's Policies Are Increasing Tax Revenues and Growing Our Economy
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
Setting the Record Straight: President Bush's Strong Record of Addressing Climate Change
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
President Bush Appoints Kevin Sullivan as Assistant to the President for Communications
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush congratulates Henry Paulson at his swearing in as the Secretary of Treasury at the Department of the Treasury Monday, July 10, 2006. "He has an intimate knowledge of global markets. He will work to keep this economy of ours competitive and growing, and he will work to ensure fair treatment for America's goods and services across the world," said President Bush in his remarks. White House photo by Eric Draper July 10, 2006
President Bush Participates in Swearing-In Ceremony for Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson
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     Fact sheet President's Cabinet
President Bush Welcomes Slovenian Prime Minister Janša to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Honors Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Celebrates Special Olympics
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President's Statement on Second Report of the Commission for Assistance to a Free Cuba
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Commission for Assistance to a Free Cuba Report to the President
President Signs H.R. 4912, Rural Health Care Capital Access Act of 2006
Presidential Delegation to Attend 800th Anniversary of the Great Mongolian State
Presidential Delegation to Attend Leon H. Sullivan Summit in Abuja, Nigeria
Presidential Delegation to Attend Opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline in Turkey
Message to the Senate of the United States
Setting the Record Straight: More Than 2,500 National Guard Troops Are Supporting Operation Jump Start In The Border States
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
 
July 8, 2006
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
 
President George W. Bush waves as he leaves Lou Mitchellís Restaurant in Chicago, Friday, July 7, 2006, following a breakfast meeting with local business leaders at the restaurant.  White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 7, 2006
Press Conference by the President
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: A Day in Chicago: President Bush Highlights Economic Growth and Innovation
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Job Creation Continues - 5.4 Million Jobs Created Since August 2003
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
President Discusses the American Competitiveness Initiative in Illinois
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     Fact sheet American Competitiveness Initiative
Remarks by the President at Citizens for Judy Baar Topinka Lunch
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for New Jersey
 
President George W. Bush and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper hold a joint press conference in the East Room Thursday, July 6, 2006. "The President and I have agreed to task our officials to provide a more forward-looking approach focused on the environment, climate change, air quality and energy issues in which our governments can cooperate," said Prime Minister Harper. "We raised the issue of how regulatory cooperation could increase productivity, while helping to protect our health, safety, and environment." White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 6, 2006
President Bush Participates in Press Availability with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Meets with Ambassador to Iraq Zal Khalilzad
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President's Remarks After Dinner with the Mayor of Chicago and Opinion Leaders
President Bush to Welcome President of Romania to the White House
 
President George W. Bush offers to buy a cup of coffee for a member of the media during a stop at Dunkin' Donuts in Alexandria, Va., July 5, 2006. "We need to make sure we help people assimilate. I met four people here who assimilated into our country. They speak English; they understand the history of our country; they love the American flag as much as I love the American flag," said the President. "That's one of the great things about America, we help newcomers assimilate. Here's four folks that are living the American Dream, and I think it helps renew our soul and our spirit to help people assimilate." White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 5, 2006
President Bush Discusses Immigration in Alexandria, Virginia
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Basic Pilot: A Clear and Reliable Way to Verify Employment Eligibility
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Bush Welcomes President Saakashvili of Georgia to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Delaware
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush meets U.S. Airborne and Special Forces troops following his remarks Tuesday, July 4, 2006, during an Independence Day celebration at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. President Bush thanked the troops and their families for their service to the nation. White House photo by Paul Morse July 4, 2006
President Bush Thanks Military on Independence Day at Fort Bragg, North Carolina
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     Fact sheet Independence Day
Statement on North Korea Missile Launches
Press Briefing on North Korea Missile Launch
 
President George W. Bush is joined by U.S. Secretary of Health & Human Services Michael O. Leavitt, right, former Texas U.S. Representative Tom DeLay, left, U.S. Rep. Wally Herger, R-Calif., second from left and U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, July 3, 2006, as President Bush signs H.R. 5403, the Safe and Timely Interstate Placement of Foster Children Act of 2006. White House photo by Kimberlee Hewitt July 3, 2006
President Bush Signs H.R. 5403
Executive Order: Establishing An Emergency Board to Investigate a Dispute Between Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and Its Locomotive Engineers Represented by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen
Personnel Announcement
 
July 2, 2006
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Ohio
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Maryland
 
July 1, 2006
President's Radio Address
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Statement by the Press Secretary on U.S.-Canada Agreement on Softwood Lumber
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for New York
Vice President's Remarks to the Traveling Press After the Postponement of the Launch of Space Shuttle STS-121 Discovery
Vice President's Remarks at the Driver's Meeting for the Pepsi 400
Vice President's Remarks at the Pre-Race Ceremony for the Pepsi 400
Interview of the Vice President by Winston Kelley, Motor Racing Network
Interview of the Vice President by Chris Myers and Jeff Hammond, Fox Sports Network