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News Archive - July 2007

News releases for July 2007

July 31, 2007
President Bush Signs Second Higher Education Extension Act of 2007
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Micronesia
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown laugh during their joint press availability Monday, July 30, 2007, at Camp David near Thurmont, Md. White House photo by Eric Draper July 30, 2007
President Bush Participates in Joint Press Availability with Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom
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President Bush Signs Passport Backlog Reduction Act of 2007
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom, walk past an honor guard Sunday, July 29, 2007, after the Prime Minister's arrival at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland. White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 28, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
 
President George W. Bush makes a statement to the press during a meeting with his economic team Friday, July 27, 2007, in the Roosevelt Room. "Job growth has been strong, and that's what you'd expect when our economy is strong and resilient and flexible. People working, unemployment rate is down, wages are increasing," said President Bush. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian July 27, 2007
President Bush Discusses Economic Expansion and Gross Domestic Product Growth
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     Fact sheet Press Briefing on the Economy by Senior Administration Officials
     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
Fact Sheet: Six Years of Progress Under the President's New Freedom Initiative
Conclusion of Negotiations with India on a Bilateral Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation
President Bush Presents Awards to 2005 and 2006 National Medal of Science and Technology Recipients
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President George W. Bush speaks to state legislators at the American Legislative Exchange Council Thursday, July 26, 2007, in Philadelphia. The ALEC includes national task forces that serve as public policy laboratories where members develop model policies to use across the country.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 26, 2007
President Bush Addresses the American Legislative Exchange Council, Discusses Budget, Education and War on Terror
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President and Mrs. Bush Attend Special Olympics Global Law Enforcement Torch Run Ceremony
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President Bush to Welcome British Prime Minister Gordon Brown to Camp David
President Bush Signs Foreign Investment and National Security Act of 2007
President Bush Signs H.R. 556 Into Law
Memorandum For The Heads Of Executive Departments And Agencies
Personnel Announcement
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush meets with co-chairs of the President's Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors, former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala and former Senator Bob Dole, left, Wednesday, July 25, 2007, joined by outgoing Veterans Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson in the Oval Office at the White House.  White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian July 25, 2007
President Bush Receives Briefing by The Co-Chairs of The President's Commission on Care for America's Returning Wounded Warriors
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Veterans
President Bush Jogs with Wounded Soldiers, Discusses Care For Returning Wounded Warriors
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Setting the Record Straight: Targeting Al Qaeda
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks to military personnel and their family members, thanking them for their service, at a luncheon Tuesday, July 24, 2007, during the President’s visit to Charleston AFB in Charleston, S.C. White House photo by Eric Draper July 24, 2007
President Bush Discusses War on Terror in South Carolina
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Al Qaeda in Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2007
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Nebraska
Personnel Announcement
 
July 23, 2007
President and Mrs. Bush Saddened by Death of Mohammad Zahir Shah
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush and Chief of Staff Josh Bolten walk together with the President's dog, Barney, at Camp David, Saturday, July 21, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper July 21, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Scott Stanzel
Text of a Letter from the President to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate
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 delivers a statement on the Global War on Terror in the Rose Garden Friday, July 20, 2007. "It is time to rise above partisanship, stand behind our troops in the field, and give them everything they need to succeed," announced the President. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian July 20, 2007
President Bush Discusses Global War on Terror, Thanks Troops
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
     Fact sheet In Focus: Defense
President Bush to Welcome King Abdullah II of Jordan to Washington
     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
     Fact sheet In Focus: Middle East
President Bush Signs Executive Order
     Fact sheet Executive Order: Interpretation of the Geneva Conventions Common Article 3 as Applied to a Program of Detention and Interrogation Operated by the Central Intelligence Agency
Statement on the U.S. Strategy to Combat Criminal Gangs from Central America and Mexico
Notice: Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor
Message to the Congress of the United States
 
President George W. Bush gestures as he addresses the audience at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center Thursday, July 19, 2007 in Nashville, Tenn. Speaking about the economy and budget issues President Bush said, "The best way to balance the budget is to keep taxes low." White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 19, 2007
President Bush Visits Nashville, Discusses Budget
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget
Fact Sheet: Balancing the Budget While Keeping Taxes Low
     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget Management
Nomination Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush talks with Clifton Broumand, CEO of Man & Machine, Inc. during in a roundtable discussion about health care initiatives after touring Mr. Broumand's company Wednesday, July 18, 2007, in Landover, Md. White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 18, 2007
President Bush Participates in Roundtable on Health Care
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Health Care
     Fact sheet In Focus: Small Business
President Bush Meets with the Import Safety Working Group
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     Fact sheet Executive Order: Establishing An Interagency Working Group on Import Safety
Statement by the President
President Signs into Law S. 1701
Personnel Announcement
Nomination Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush stands with Dr. Norman Bourlag during the Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony honoring the doctor's efforts to combat hunger Tuesday, July 17 , 2007, at the U.S. Capitol. "Norman Borlaug's life has taken him from laboratories in America and Mexico to dusty villages throughout the developing world," said the President in his remarks. White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 17, 2007
President Bush Meets with United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush Presents Congressional Gold Medal to Dr. Norman Borlaug
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Fact Sheet: The Terrorist Threat to the U.S. Homeland
     Fact sheet Press Briefing by White House Homeland Security Advisor Fran Townsend
     Fact sheet In Focus: Homeland Security
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
United States Deplores Actions by Mugabe Regime in Zimbabwe
Statement by the President
     Fact sheet In Focus: Honoring Our Veterans
Fact Sheet: Implementation of the National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza
     Fact sheet In Focus: Pandemic Flu
Message to the Congress of the United States Regarding International Emergency Economic Powers Act
     Fact sheet Executive Order: Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq
Executive Order: Blocking Property of Certain Persons Who Threaten Stabilization Efforts in Iraq
     Fact sheet Message to the Congress of the United States Regarding International Emergency Economic Powers Act
Text of a Letter from the President to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Committees on Foreign Relations, Foreign Affairs, and Appropriations
Nominations Sent to the Senate
     Fact sheet In Focus: Judicial Nominations
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for North Dakota
 
President George W. Bush welcomes Polish President Lech Kaczynski to the Oval Office Monday, July 16, 2007, where the two leaders met to discuss economic and mutual security issues. White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian July 16, 2007
President Bush Meets with President Kaczynski, of the Republic of Poland
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Global Diplomacy
President Bush to Welcome Afghan President Karzai to Camp David
Personnel Announcement
President Bush Discusses the Middle East
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President George W. Bush holds up a commemorative baseball jersey with Jackie Robinson's number 42 presented to him by players from Robinson's playing era at the White House Tee Ball Game Sunday, July 15, 2007. Tee Ball players wore the number 42 to celebrate the legacy of Jackie Robinson. More about Tee Ball on the South Lawn. White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 15, 2007
President Bush Attends White House Tee Ball Game on the South Lawn, Honors Jackie Robinson
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     Fact sheet Tee Ball on the South Lawn
 
Mrs. Laura Bush, first row-center, joins former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn; former President Bill Clinton, and his wife, Hillary Clinton; Mrs. Nancy Reagan; Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg, her husband Edwin Schlossberg; Mrs. Barbara Bush; Susan Ford Bales, daughter of former President Gerald R. Ford; and Patricia "Tricia" Nixon Cox and her husband, Edward Cox, upper-right, at the funeral service for former first lady Lady Bird Johnson Saturday, July 14, 2007, at the Riverbend Centre in Austin, Texas. White House photo by Shealah Craighead July 14, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet Initial Benchmark Assessment Report
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
     Fact sheet National Security Council
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
 
President George W. Bush speaks to members of the media at a meeting with members of his National Security team Friday, July 13, 2007, in the Roosevelt Room at the White House during a video teleconference with Iraq Provincial Recontsruction Team Leaders, Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team Leaders and Brigade Combat Commanders.  White House photo by Eric Draper July 13, 2007
President Bush Participates in Video Teleconference with Iraq Provincial Reconstruction Team Leaders, Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team Leaders, and Brigade Combat Commanders
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Expanded Provincial Reconstruction Teams Speed the Transition to Self-Reliance
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
Message to the Senate of the United States
President Bush Signs S.277 into Law
Statement by the Press Secretary
 
President George W. Bush addresses a morning news conference Thursday, July 12, 2007, in the James S. Brady Briefing Room of the White House. Said the President, "The real debate over Iraq is between those who think the fight is lost or not worth the cost, and those that believe the fight can be won and that, as difficult as the fight is, the cost of defeat would be far higher."  White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 12, 2007
Press Conference by the President
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     Fact sheet Initial Benchmark Assessment Report
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
     Fact sheet National Security Council
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
Initial Benchmark Assessment Report
     Fact sheet Press Conference by the President
     Fact sheet National Security Council
     Fact sheet In Focus: National Security
     Fact sheet In Focus: Renewal in Iraq
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Message to the Congress of the United States
Death of Lady Bird Johnson
     Fact sheet Remembering Lady Bird Johnson (1912-2007)
Parents' Day, 2007
President Bush to Meet with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Nominations Sent to the Senate
 
President George W. Bush delivers remarks on the Fiscal Year 2008 budget Wednesday, July 11, 2007, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. The President's budget lays out a detailed plan to balance the budget by 2012 while keeping taxes low. White House photo by Eric Draper July 11, 2007
President Bush Discusses the Budget
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: Growing Economy and Fiscal Discipline Working to Reduce Budget Deficit
     Fact sheet In Focus: Budget Management
President and Mrs. Bush Mourn the Passing of Lady Bird Johnson
     Fact sheet Related Photos
     Fact sheet Remembering Lady Bird Johnson (1912-2007)
     Fact sheet Death of Lady Bird Johnson
President Bush Unveils Renovated Press Briefing Room
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: The 2007 Renovation of the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room
     Fact sheet Life in the White House - The Press Briefing Room
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
Nominations Sent to the Senate
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks Tuesday, July 10, 2007, to the Greater Cleveland Partnership in Cleveland, Ohio, where he also took questions from the audience.  White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 10, 2007
President Bush Visits Cleveland, Ohio
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: A Day in Cleveland: President Bush Calls on Congress to Act to Fund Vital Priorities
President Bush Discusses Energy During Visit to GrafTech International, LTD
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     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: A Day in Cleveland: President Bush Calls on Congress to Act to Fund Vital Priorities
     Fact sheet In Focus: Energy
Iraq Fact Check: Responding to Key Myths
Captive Nations Week, 2007
Personnel Announcement
 
President George W. Bush makes remarks Monday, July 9, 2007, during A Conversation on the Americas at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va. The purpose of the gathering was to highlight extensive society-to-society relationships between the U.S. and its neighbors and to further promote the theme of how the United States helps its neighbors promote education, health care and economic opportunity at all levels. White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 9, 2007
President Bush Participates in a Conversation on the Americas
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     Fact sheet Ask the White House: Discussion on Conference on the Americas
     Fact sheet White House Conference on the Americas
     Fact sheet Fact Sheet: White House Conference on the Americas
Communication to Congress on President's Assertion of Executive Privilege
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Setting the Record Straight: Democrats Are Proposing Billions in Unnecessary Government Spending
     Fact sheet Setting the Record Straight
Personnel Announcement
 
July 7, 2007
President's Radio Address
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     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economic Growth
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Oklahoma
 
July 6, 2007
Fact Sheet: Job Creation Continues - More Than 8.2 Million Jobs Created Since August 2003
     Fact sheet In Focus: Jobs & Economy
Press Gaggle by Tony Fratto
     Fact sheet In Focus: Economy
Memorandum for the Secretary of Health and Human Services, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and the Director of OSTP
 
July 5, 2007
Personnel Announcement
Memorandum for the Secretary of State
President Signs into Law S. 229 and S. 801
 
President George W. Bush addresses his remarks Wednesday, July 4, 2007, during a Fourth of July visit with members of the West Virginia Air National Guard 167th Airlift Wing and their family members in Martinsburg, W. Va. President Bush thanked all the operational units of the West Virginia National Guard for their service. White House photo by Chris Greenberg July 4, 2007
President Bush Celebrates Independence Day With West Virginia Air National Guard
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     Fact sheet Independence Day 2007
 
President George W. Bush delivers brief remarks after visiting with troops Tuesday, July 3, 2007, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.  White House photo by Eric Draper July 3, 2007
President Bush Visits with Wounded Military Personnel at Walter Reed Army Medical Center
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Declaration on Nuclear Energy and Nonproliferation: Joint Actions
President Bush Signs S. 1352
President Bush Signs S. 1704
 
President George W. Bush and President Vladimir Putin of Russia, shake hands at the end of their joint press availability Monday, July 2, 2007, at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, Me. Said President Bush, "We had a good, casual discussion on a variety of issues. We had a very long, strategic dialogue that I found to be important, necessary and productive."  White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian July 2, 2007
President Bush Meets with President Putin of Russian Federation
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Grant of Executive Clemency
     Fact sheet Statement by the President On Executive Clemency for Lewis Libby
Statement by the President on Executive Clemency for Lewis Libby
     Fact sheet Grant of Executive Clemency
President Bush Signs H.R. 1830
President Bush Signs H.R. 57 and H.R. 692
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for Kansas
Statement on Federal Disaster Assistance for New York
 
President George W. Bush stands with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Former President George H.W. Bush after Putin's arrival at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, Maine, Sunday, July 1, 2007. White House photo by Eric Draper July 1, 2007
Remarks by President Bush Before Arrival of President Putin of Russia