Week Ending Friday, October 31, 2008

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements

The following list includes the President’s public schedule and other items of general interest announced by the Office of the Press Secretary and not included elsewhere in this issue.

October 25

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

October 27

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President declared a major disaster in Florida and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Gustav from August 31 to September 7.

October 28

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, at Republican National Committee headquarters, he met with staff members.

October 29

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

During the day, the President was briefed by National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

The White House announced that the President will participate in the United Nations meeting on interfaith dialog on November 13 in New York City, NY.

The President declared a major disaster in the Territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands and ordered Federal aid to supplement Territory recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Omar from October 14-16.

October 30

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. He was then briefed by National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley on the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Later, he traveled to Quantico, VA.

Later in the morning, at Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico, the President visited Marine Helicopter Squadron One hangar, where he met with service members and thanked them for their service.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to appoint Rachmiel Liberman, Harley Lippman, and Jonathan J. Rikoon as members of the Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad.

The President announced that he has designated Daniel Rosenblum as Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Program Coordinator and Coordinator for Overall Assistance and Economic Cooperation Strategy for the Independent States of the former Soviet Union at the Department of State.

October 31

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Camp David, MD.

The President declared a major disaster in Kansas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes from September 11-17.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, October 31, 2008 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 31, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1397-1398 Original Sources, accessed September 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=1XZZWPPG8WH2IKX.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, October 31, 2008, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 31, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1397-1398, Original Sources. 20 Sep. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=1XZZWPPG8WH2IKX.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, October 31, 2008. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 31, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1397-1398. Original Sources, retrieved 20 September 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=1XZZWPPG8WH2IKX.