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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 20, 2001
Remarks by the President
And Congressman Forbes
in Photo Opportunity
the Oval Office
11:10 A.M. EDT
THE PRESIDENT: It is my honor to
welcome the newest member of the United States Congress to the Oval
Office. Randy Forbes ran a great race. He won a race a lot
of folks didn't think he could win. And he did it because he
talked about issues that mattered to the people of Virginia -- tax
relief, Social Security reform, strong national defense.
We all knew he was a good candidate; we didn't
realize how good until the results came in last night. So
it's an honor for the Vice President and me, the Chairman of the party,
Congressman Davis, to welcome you both to the Oval Office and
congratulate you, and look forward to working with you.
CONGRESSMAN FORBES: Well, thank
you, Mr. President. And it's an exciting victory for us, and
we couldn't have done it without the help from you, Mr. President, and
the Vice President, and also the great Chairman of our party and
Chairman of the Congressional Committee. They all just put
so many resources together and made this victory possible.
THE PRESIDENT: Congratulations.
CONGRESSMAN FORBES: Thank you.
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you all.
END 11:10 A.M. EDT