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For Immediate Release
June 29, 2005

Bush Administration Implements WMD Commission Recommendations

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President George W. Bush offers remarks after a briefing by Fran Townsend, in red, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counter-terrorism, to the National Security Council regarding the Silberman-Robb Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission Report Wednesday, June 29, 2005, in the Situation Room of the White House. Clockwise, from the President, are: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld; Richard Myers, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Treasury Secretary John Snow; CIA Director Porter Goss; Attorney General Alberto Gonzales; Robert Mueller, FBI Director; Fran Townsend; Michael Chertoff, Secretary of Homeland Security; John Negroponte, Director of National Intelligence, and Vice President Dick Cheney. In the background are: Steve Hadley, National Security Advisor; Phil Zelikow of the State Department, and J.D. Crouch, Deputy National Security Advisor.  White House photo by Eric DraperFACT SHEET

Today, President Bush Announced Actions To Implement Recommendations In The WMD Commission's Report To Make America Safer And To Ensure The Intelligence Community Is Prepared To Address The Threats Of The 21st Century. The Administration endorsed 70 of the 74 recommendations of the WMD Commission, and will study further three of the recommendations. A single classified recommendation will not be implemented.

President Bush Has Acted On The WMD Commission's Recommendations

President Bush Transformed Government Institutions to Meet New National Security Threats.

President Bush Will Work With Congress On Recommendations That Require Legislation.

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