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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 15, 2006
Memorandum for the Director of National Intelligence
November 14, 2006
SUBJECT: Assignment of Reporting Function under the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, the reporting function of the President under section 1016(e) of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-458, 118 Stat. 3638) is hereby assigned to the Director of National Intelligence (Director).
The Director shall perform such function in a manner consistent with the President's constitutional authority to withhold information the disclosure of which could impair foreign relations, national security, the deliberative processes of the Executive, or the performance of the Executive's constitutional duties.
Any reference in this memorandum to the provision of any Act shall be deemed to include references to any hereafter-enacted provision of law that is the same or substantially the same as such provision.
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.
GEORGE W. BUSH
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