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News Archive - June 2007

News releases for June 2007

June 30, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
Statement by the President on United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement
Statement by the President on Modifications to Visa Waiver Program
 
June 29, 2007
Independence Day, 2007
     Fact sheet Independence Day 2007
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate
Executive Order: Waiver Under the Trade Act of 1974 with Respect to Turkmenistan
Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons Responsible for Policies and Actions That Threaten Lebanon's Sovereignty and Democracy
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Texas
Executive Order: Further Amending Executive Order 13381, as Amended, to Extend Its Duration by One Year
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush stands stands with Marine General James Cartwright, left, Navy Admiral Michael Mullen, and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, right, as he announces his nomination of Admiral Mullen as Chairman and Gen. Cartwright as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Thursday, June 28, 2007, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 28, 2007
President Bush Nominates Admiral Michael Mullen and General James Cartwright to Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
President Bush Visits Naval War College, Discusses Iraq, War on Terror
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     PDF Link Accompanying Iraq Maps (PDF)
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The New Way Forward in Iraq: An Update
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
President Bush Disappointed by Congress's Failure to Act on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Statement by the President
Communication to Congress on President's Assertion of Executive Privilege
     PDF Link June 27, 2007 - Letter from Solicitor General Paul D. Clement to the President PDF (631kb , 8 pages)
     PDF Link June 28, 2007 - Letter from Counsel to the President to Chairman Leahy and Chairman Conyers PDF (201kb, 3 pages)
Memorandum for the Director of the Office of Personnel Management
To Modify Duty-Free Treatment Under the Generalized System of Preferences, Take Certain Actions Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, and for Other Purposes
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
Under the watchful eye of Meredith Cripe, a member of the Chantilly, Virginia Little League Challenger League, President George W. Bush places a ball on the tee to start the game and the 2007 White House Tee Ball Season on the South Lawn. The game pitted the Bobcats from Cumberland, Maryland, against the Red Wings of Luray, Virginia. White House photo by Eric Draper June 27, 2007
President Bush Attends Seventh-Annual White House Tee Ball Game
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     Fact sheet White House Tee Ball 2007
President Bush Discusses Health Care
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
President Bush Rededicates Islamic Center of Washington
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Strengthening Our Friendship with the Muslim Community Worldwide
President Bush Pleased by Appointment of Tony Blair as Quartet Representative in Middle East
Fact Sheet: Bipartisan Border Security and Immigration Reform Bill
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Press Briefing on Health Care by Senior Administration Officials
     Fact sheet President Bush Discusses Health Care
     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush emphasizes a point as he makes remarks during at briefing Tuesday, June 26, 2007, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on comprehensive immigration reform. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian June 26, 2007
President Bush Discusses Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Correction: Statement by the Press Secretary on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Memorandum for the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Defense
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush gestures as he congratulates the 2007 Presidential Scholars Monday, June 25, 2007 in the East Room of the White House, and highlights the need to reauthorize the No Child Left Behind Act this year. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian June 25, 2007
President Bush Congratulates Presidential Scholars, Discusses No Child Left Behind Reauthorization
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: No Child Left Behind: Keeping a Historic Commitment to Our Children
     Fact sheet In Focus: Education
President Bush Welcomes President Ilves of Estonia to the White House
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President Bush Pleased by Unanimous Approval of Robert Zoellick as President of the World Bank
Press Briefing on Comprehensive Immigration Reform by Joel Kaplan, Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Statement by the President
Fact Sheet: Only Enforcing Our Ineffective Current Law Leaves the Nation Vulnerable
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Nomination and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
 
June 23, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
 
President George W. Bush listens to remarks by President Nguyen Minh Triet of Vietnam during his visit Friday, June 22, 2007, to the Oval Office. ".I would like to take this opportunity to send a message to American people," said President Triet, during the meeting. ".If both peoples both want peace, friendship and solidarity, then we should join hands and march toward the future." White House photo by Eric Draper June 22, 2007
President Bush Welcomes President Nguyen Minh Triet of Vietnam to the White House
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
Immigration Fact Check: Responding to Key Myths
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Bush Celebrates Black Music Month at the White House
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Message to the Congress of the United States
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Western Balkans
 
President George W. Bush delivers his remarks on energy initiatives following his tour of the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Athens, Ala., Thursday, June 21, 2007. Speaking about the energy needs of the nation President Bush said, “Nuclear power is America’s third leading source of electricity. It provides nearly 20 percent of our country’s electricity. Nuclear power is clean. It’s clean, domestic energy.” White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 21, 2007
President Bush Discusses Energy Initiatives in Athens, Alabama
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Fact Sheet: Expanding the Safe Use of Nuclear Power
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
Joint Statement Between the United States and the United Kingdom
President Signs into Law S. 676 and S. 1537
Message to the Senate of the United States
President Bush's Remarks at Friends of Jeff Sessions Senate Committee Reception
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks on his veto of S.5, the “Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007,” in the East Room of the White House Wednesday, June 20, 2007.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 20, 2007
President Bush Discusses Stem Cell Veto and Executive Order
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Advancing Stem Cell Research While Respecting Moral Boundaries
     Fact sheet Message to the Senate of the United States
     Fact sheet Executive Order: Expanding Approved Stem Cell Lines in Ethically Responsible Ways
     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
President Bush Meets with Republican Members of the House of Representatives
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Joint Statement: Conference on the Caribbean
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
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel to the Oval Office Tuesday, June 19, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper June 19, 2007
President Bush Meets With Prime Minister Olmert of Israel
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Nominates Congressman Jim Nussle as Director of the Office of Management and Budget
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President and Mrs. Bush Host Congressional Picnic
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President Mourns Loss of Nine Charleston, SC Firefighters
Statement by the President
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Kansas
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks to the 2006 and 2007 NCAA Championship teams Monday, June 18, 2007 on the South Lawn.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 18, 2007
President Bush Meets with NCAA Championship Teams
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President and Mrs. Bush to Host White House Conference on the Americas
President Bush Signs Native American Home Ownership Opportunity Act of 2007
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
June 16, 2007
President's Radio Address
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President George W. Bush addresses the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast Friday, June 15, 2007, in Washington, D.C. “Many of you at this breakfast devote your lives to serving others. By doing so, you're answering a timeless call to love your neighbor as yourself,” said President Bush. “You really represent the true strength of America, and I thank you for being of service to our country.” White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian June 15, 2007
President Bush Attends National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Bush Visits Boys and Girls Club in Wichita, Kansas
President Signs into Law H.R. 1675 and S. 1104
President Bush Orders the USNS Comfort to Latin America and the Caribbean on Humanitarian Mission
President Bush Visits Wichita, Kansas
President Bush to Attend North American Leaders' Summit in Canada
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 gestures as he addresses his remarks on comprehensive immigration reform Thursday, June 14, 2007, speaking to members of the Associated Builders and Contractors organization at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 14, 2007
President Bush Discusses Comprehensive Immigration Reform with Associated Builders and Contractors
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
President Bush Meets with Former Commanding General of Multi-National Security and Transition Command in Iraq, General Dempsey
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Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency Blocking Property of Certain Persons Undermining Democratic Processes or Institutions in Belarus
Memorandum from the President
Message to the Congress of the United States
President Bush Signs S. 214
Statement by the President
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
June 13, 2007
President Bush Announces Ed Gillespie as New Counselor to the President
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     Fact sheet Biography of Edward W. Gillespie
President's Statement on the Report to the President on Issues Raised by the Virginia Tech Tragedy
     Fact sheet Report to the President on Issues Raised by the Virginia Tech Tragedy
     Fact sheet In Focus: School Safety
President Bush Makes Remarks Via Satellite to the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting
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Remarks by the President at 2007 President's Dinner
Presidential Delegation to Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony for Museum of the History of Polish Jews
Fact Sheet: The Consequences of Inaction
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Memorandum for the Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, and Director of National Intelligence
Statement by the President
Statement by the President
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks Tuesday, June 12, 2007, at the dedication ceremony for the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington, D.C. President Bush, speaking on the anniversary of President Ronald Reagan’s Berlin Wall speech, said "It’s appropriate that on the anniversary of that speech, that we dedicate a monument that reflects our confidence in freedom’s power." White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian June 12, 2007
President Bush Attends Dedication of Victims of Communism Memorial
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President Bush Attends Senate Republican Policy Committee Meeting at U.S. Capitol
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Missouri
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and President Georgi Parvanov shake hands at the conclusion of their joint press availability Monday, June 11, 2007, in Sofia, Bulgaria.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 11, 2007
President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with President Parvanov of Bulgaria
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush and President Parvanov of Bulgaria Exchange Toasts
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush Participates in Roundtable on Free Market Democracy
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Father's Day, 2007
Nomination and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush smiles during a remark Sunday, June 10, 2007, by Albania's Prime Minister Sali Berisha during a joint press availability in Tirana, Albania.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 10, 2007
President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with Prime Minister of Albania, Dr. Sali Berisha
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush Meets with Small Business Leaders in Albania
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush Makes Toast in Albania
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
 
President George W. Bush responds to a reporter's question Saturday, June 9, 2007, during a joint statement with Prime Minister Romano Prodi at his Chigi Palace in Rome.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 9, 2007
President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with Prime Minister Prodi of Italy
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     Fact sheet Infocus: G8 Summit 2007
President Bush Participates in Roundtable on Humanitarian and Volunteer Efforts
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
 
President George W. Bush draws a smile from Poland's President Lech Kaczynski during their joint statement Friday, June 8, 2007, in Gdansk. Said President Bush, "One thing I do want to do is praise this good country for being so strong for freedom. I love to be in a land where people value liberty, and are willing to help others realize the blessings of liberty."  White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 8, 2007
President Bush Participates in Joint Statement with President Kaczynski of Poland
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
Fact Sheet: The President's Achievements at the G-8 Summit, Heiligendamm, Germany
     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Statement by the President
Best of the Immigration Fact Check: Top 10 Common Myths
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Personnel Announcement
Personnel Announcement
Fact Sheet: A Record of Commitment to Africa
     Fact sheet Infocus: Africa
     Fact sheet Infocus: HIV/AIDS
 
Joined by Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom, President George W. Bush waves to the cameras as they walk with Junior G8 Student Leaders including the U.S. representative Kavitha Narra, following their meeting Thursday, June 7, 2007, in Heiligendamm, Germany. The 16-year-old is a junior at San Jose's Harker School and is one of eight students who made the trip to the J8.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 7, 2007
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Blair of the United Kingdom in Heiligendamm, Germany
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush to Welcome Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet
President Bush Meets with President Vladimir Putin of Russia
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush Disappointed in House Vote on Embryonic Stem Cell Bill
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Oklahoma
 
President George W. Bush walks with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel as the two leaders met for lunch Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at the Kempinski Grand Hotel in Heiligendamm, Germany.  White House photo by Eric Draper June 6, 2007
President Bush Meets with Japanese Prime Minister Abe in Heiligendamm, Germany
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush Meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Heiligendamm, Germany
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     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2007
President Bush Participates in Roundtable with Travel Pool
     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
Press Briefing by National Security Adviser Steve Hadley
     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
Memorandum for the Secretary of Transportation
Flag Day and National Flag Week, 2007
Immigration Fact Check: CBO Report - The Rest of the Story
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Nebraska
Nominations Sent to the Senate and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush stands with Czech Republic Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek and President Vaclav Klaus, right, and in Rothmayer Hall during a press conference at Prague Castle Tuesday, June 5, 2007, in Prague, Czech Republic. “In this room are dissidents and democratic activists from 17 countries on five continents. You follow different traditions, you practice different faiths, and you face different challenges,” said President Bush. “But you are united by an unwavering conviction: that freedom is the non-negotiable right of every man, woman, and child, and that the path to lasting peace in our world is liberty.” White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 5, 2007
President Bush Visits Prague, Czech Republic, Discusses Freedom
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Advancing Freedom and Democracy Around the World
     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President Bush Participates in Joint Statement with President Klaus and Prime Minister Topolanek of the Czech Republic
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     Fact sheet G8 Summit 2007
President and Mrs. Bush Deeply Saddened by Death of Senator Craig Thomas
President and Mrs. Bush Deeply Saddened by Death of Bill France Jr.
Immigration Fact Check: Responding to Key Myths
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Personnel Announcement
Vice President’s Statement on Libby Sentencing
Interview of the Vice President by Chad Pergram, Capitol News Connection for Wyoming Public Radio
 
President George W. Bush waves as he and Mrs. Laura Bush arrive Monday, June 4, 2007, at Prague Ruzyne Airport in the Czech Republic where they will begin their seven-day Europe visit. White House photo by Eric Draper June 4, 2007
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
June 3, 2007
Vice President's Remarks at the Wyoming Boys State Conference
 
June 2, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet G-8 Summit 2007
 
President George W. Bush gestures as he addresses a briefing on comprehensive immigration reform at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Friday, June 1, 2007, in Washington, D.C., saying "I strongly believe it's in this nation's interest for people here in Washington to show courage and resolve and pass comprehensive immigration reform." White House photo by Chris Greenberg June 1, 2007
President Bush Attends Briefing on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Ending Chain Migration
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration
Roundtable Interview of the President by Foreign Print Media
Interview of the President by Eberhard Piltz, ZDF, Germany
Interview of the President by Boyko Vassilev Petrov, BNT, Bulgaria
Interview of the President by Andi Bejtja, Vision Plus TV, Albania
Statement by the President on Detention of American Citizens by the Iranian Regime
President's Statement on Resignation of Dan Bartlett
Fact Sheet: Job Creation Continues - More Than 8 Million Jobs Created Since August 2003
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
National Homeownership Month, 2007
Caribbean-American Heritage Month, 2007
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Statement by the Press Secretary
Personnel Announcement
Text of a Letter from the President
Presidential Designation of Foreign Narcotics Kingpins
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Overview of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Fact Sheet: Overview of the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act
Fact Sheet: Ending Chain Migration
     Fact sheet In Focus: Immigration