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Welcome to "Ask the White House" -- an online interactive forum where you can submit questions to Bush administration officials.

Since its launch in April, citizens have interacted with Cabinet Secretaries, Senior White House Officials and behind-the-scenes professionals at the White House.

Transcripts of every live chat session are available on this page. And we look forward to hosting more Ask the White House online discussions soon. If you would like to suggest a participant to appear on Ask the White House, click here.

This Week on Ask the White House
Education Secretary Rod Paige
I am thankful for this opportunity. I always enjoy engaging in discussions with citizens about our education system.
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August 2003
August 1, 2003
John E. Jones, Jr., Deputy Director of the National Weather Service
It's great to be here answering your questions on "Ask the White House."
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July 2003
July 30, 2003
July 29, 2003
July 22, 2003
NOAA Administrator Conrad Lautenbacher
It's a real thrill to be able to talk with all of you today on "Ask the White House,"...
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John F. Turner
Good morning. I am John Turner, privileged to work at the U.S. State Department on issues dealing with international health, environmental...
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Clay Johnson
Deputy Director for Management at OMB
Good morning. All our agencies are in the process of becoming more results oriented.
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July 18, 2003
July 16, 2003
July 14, 2003
Lynn Swann
Hello I'm Lynn Swann I'm happy to be with you this morning...
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Dr. Gregory Mankiw, Chairman, Council of Economic Advisers
Hello. I'm happy to be here. I just left a meeting with the President and...
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White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer
Hi. This is Ari Fleischer and I'm glad to be tonight's guest on the new hit show, "Ask the White House."
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July 10, 2003
July 8, 2003
July 3, 2003
Tucker Eskew
Hi, my name is Tucker Eskew and I'm here to take some questions about Global Communications and the...
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Jeff Holmstead
Good morning, I'm Jeff Holmstead, Associate Administrator for EPA's Office of Air and Radiation.
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National Park Service Director Fran Mainella
Good morning, I'm Fran Mainella, Director of the National Park Service.
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July 2, 2003
July 1, 2003
Dr. Jendayi Frazer, Senior Director for African Affairs
Hello, it is wonderful to be here with you today.
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Mrs. Bush
Hello, I'm Laura Bush and I want to thank everyone for writing in with their questions and their comments.
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June 2003
June 27, 2003

FTC Chairman Tim Muris
Good Morning as the President said this morning, he is very concerned with privacy and families...
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June 26, 2003

Commerce Secretary Don Evans
Hello I'm Secretary Evans, I sure look forward to answering your questions...
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June 25, 2003

White House Photo Director Eric Draper
Hello everyone. It's my pleasure to return to Ask the White for a second...
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June 24, 2003

White House Communications Director Dan Bartlett
My name is Dan Bartlett, Assistant to the President and White House . . .
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June 20, 2003

Cal Ripken, Jr.
Another season of Tee-Ball at the White House gets underway this week.
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June 18, 2003

Mrs. Cheney
Mrs. Cheney, author, scholar and wife of the Vice President, has spent much of her professional life...
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June 17, 2003

White House Horticulturist Dale Haney
Good Afternoon, I'm Dale Haney, the White House Horticulturist...
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June 11, 2003

HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson
Good Afternoon. Nice to be with you today. . .
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In Focus: Medicare

June 10, 2003

Education Secretary Rod Paige
Today marks a milestone in the history of education reform. President...
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June 6, 2003

Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge
Hello - thanks for taking the time to join me today on "Ask the White House". I am...
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June 5, 2003

White House Curator, Bill Allman
Hello! I'm Bill Allman, Curator of the White House. It is a great pleasure for me to...
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June 2, 2003

HUD Secretary Mel Martinez
Homeownership Month and the importance of homeownership in people's lives...
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May 2003
May 28, 2003

Treasury Secretary John Snow
Good afternoon, thanks for joining me on "Ask the White House." I am looking forward to...
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May 27, 2003

Dr. Joseph O'Neill, Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy
I'm happy to be here today to...
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May 22, 2003

White House Chef Walter Scheib
Thank you all for your questions, and I hope that you find the answers informative...
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May 20, 2003

Interior Secretary Gale Norton
Good evening, I'm Gale Norton, Secretary of the Department of the Interior. This...
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May 15, 2003

White House Photo Director Eric Draper
Good evening everyone. This is Eric Draper, Director of the White House...
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May 8, 2003

Counsel to the President Judge Alberto Gonzales
Tomorrow is the two year anniversary of the president's first 11 Appeals...
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May 7, 2003

Steve Friedman, Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy
As you know, the...
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April 2003
April 22, 2003

EPA Administrator Hosts Earth Day Online Discussion
On this Earth Day 2003, I welcome you to the third of our "Ask the... Full Transcript

April 17, 2003

E-Gov Chief Discusses Electronic Government
Good Afternoon, I'm Mark Forman, the newly appointed Administrator of...
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April 16, 2003

Secretary Card Hosts Inaugural Online Discussion
Good evening, I'm Andy Card - Chief of Staff to President George...
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