Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004

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.

June 5

In the morning, at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence in Rome, Italy, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then went to the Villa Madama.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Paris, France.

In the evening, at the Elysee Palace, the President had a working dinner with President Jacques Chirac of France.

June 6

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

Later in the morning, at the Normandy American Cemetery, the President participated in an interview with Tom Brokaw of NBC News. The President and Mrs. Bush then greeted President Jacques Chirac of France and Mrs. Chirac. Later, the two Presidents participated in a wreath-laying ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of D-day.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Caen, France, where, in the Caen Town Hall, they participated in a lunch with multinational leaders. Later, they traveled to Arromanches, France, where they attended a multinational ceremony to commemorate D-day.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Sea Island, GA.

June 7

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, at the Sea Island Beach Complex, he participated in a Group of Eight (G-8) Summit briefing and toured the Summit meeting facilities.

In the afternoon, on Sea Island Drive, the President and Mrs. Bush participated in a tree planting ceremony.

In the evening, at the Sea Island Beach Complex, the President and Mrs. Bush participated in a reception for G-8 Summit organizers and community leaders.

June 8

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, at Dunbar House, the President had a working lunch with Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan. Later, also at Dunbar House, he participated in separate meetings with Prime Minister Paul Martin of Canada, Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder of Germany, and President Vladimir Putin of Russia.

In the evening, at McGuirk House, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a dinner for G-8 leaders and their spouses.

The President announced his intention to nominate Charles Graves Untermeyer to be Ambassador to Qatar.

The President announced his intention to nominate William T. Monroe to be Ambassador to Bahrain.

The President declared a major disaster in Louisiana and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and flooding on May 12-19.

The President declared a major disaster in West Virginia and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and landslides on May 27 and continuing.

June 9

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, at Dunbar House, he had a breakfast meeting with Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom to discuss the United Nations Security Council resolution on Iraq, the situations in Iraq and the Middle East, the upcoming NATO Summit, and other issues. He then participated in G-8 Summit meetings at the Sea Island Beach Complex.

In the afternoon, at the Sea Island Beach Complex, the President participated in a photo opportunity and outreach lunch with greater Middle East leaders. Later, he participated in photo opportunities and meetings with G-8 leaders and leaders of guest countries.

Later in the afternoon, at Dunbar House, the President met with President Ghazi Ujayl al-Yawr of the new Iraqi interim government. Later, at the Sea Island Beach Complex, he participated in G-8 Summit meetings.

In the evening, at Goizueta House, the President participated in photo opportunities with G-8 leaders. Later, at the Sea Island Beach Complex, he participated in a working dinner with G-8 leaders.

June 10

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, at Dunbar House, he met separately with Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy and President Jacques Chirac of France. Later, at the Sea Island Beach Complex, he participated in G-8 Summit meetings and photo opportunities with G-8 leaders and African leaders.

In the afternoon, at the Sea Island Beach Complex, the President participated in an outreach lunch with African leaders.

Later in the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Savannah, GA, where he held a press conference at the International Media Center. Later, he and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the evening.

Later in the evening, in the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol, the President and Mrs. Bush attended the public viewing of President Ronald Reagan who lay in state until his funeral on June 11. Later, they visited with Nancy Reagan, widow of President Reagan, at Blair House.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004," Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004), 40:1045-1046 Original Sources, accessed July 17, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=2ING4M7EJDDZI99.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004." Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004), 40:1045-1046, Original Sources. 17 Jul. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=2ING4M7EJDDZI99.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004' in Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 11, 2004 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004), 40:1045-1046. Original Sources, retrieved 17 July 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=2ING4M7EJDDZI99.