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Welcome to "Ask the White House". This online interactive forum, the first of its kind in politics, allows you to interact with Bush administration officials and friends of the White House.

Launched in April 2003, citizens have participated in over 400 online discussions with Cabinet Secretaries, Senior White House Officials, behind-the-scenes professionals at the White House, and others.

Transcripts of every live chat session are available on this page. If you would like to suggest a participant to appear on Ask the White House, click here.

Ask the White House - 2004 Guests Ask the White House Archives
Fran Mainella

May 28, 2004
Fran Mainella, Director of the National Park Service

Thank you for joining us today . you are just in time to help us kick off the summer season. Our parks are open and the welcome mat is out . and we are expecting more than a million visitors a day this summer!

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Doug Badger

May 26, 2004
Senior Health Policy Advisor, Doug Badger

Thanks for joining us on, "Ask the White House." I'm looking forward to your questions, so fire away!

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Steve Friedman

May 21, 2004
Steve Friedman, the Director of the National Economic Council

Good to be here today. Looking forward to your questions.

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Anthony Fauci

May 19, 2004
Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Dr. Fauci: Good to be here. Let's take your questions.

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Margaret Spellings

May 14, 2004
Margaret Spellings, Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy

Good morning. I'm so excited that education continues to get such a good response on the President's education policies. So I'm glad to be here again on this subject.

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Rob Tappan

May 12, 2004
Rob Tappan, Director of Strategic Communications for the Coalitional Provisional Authority

I look forward to taking your questions today on Iraq. Let's go ...

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Greg Mankiw

May 7, 2004
CEA Director Greg Mankiw

Hello. It is great to be with you again on "Ask the White House." I look forward to taking your questions.

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Nina Rees

May 4, 2004
Nina Rees, Education Deputy Under Secretary for Innovation/Improvement

Hello! It's good to be on "Ask the White House." This week is National Charter Schools week. I am happy to take your questions about this exciting innovation.

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