Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005

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.

July 2

In the morning, at Camp David, MD, the President had an intelligence briefing.

July 3

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC.

July 4

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Morgantown, WV, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Chuck White III. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

In the afternoon, on the White House balcony, the President and Mrs. Bush participated in a celebration for his upcoming birthday.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush viewed the Independence Day fireworks display on the National Mall from the White House.

July 5

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Kastrup, Denmark. While en route aboard Air Force One, he had an intelligence briefing and reviewed material concerning potential nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court. Later, he had a briefing on his visit to Europe.

Later in the day, upon arrival in Kastrup, while aboard Air Force One, the President met with Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen of Denmark. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to Fredensborg, Denmark, where, at Fredensborg Palace, they participated in a greeting with Queen Margrethe II and Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark.

July 6

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to Marienborg, Denmark, where they had breakfast with Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen of Denmark and his wife, Anne-Mette Rasmussen. Later, he had a meeting with Prime Minister Rasmussen.

Later in the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Fredensborg, Denmark, where, at Fredensborg Palace, they participated in a reception followed by a lunch with Queen Margrethe II and Prince Consort Henrik of Denmark.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, where they participated in a greeting with U.S. Embassy personnel. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to Prestwick, Scotland, where, upon arrival, they participated in an arrival ceremony with First Minister Jack McConnell of Scotland. Later, they traveled to Auchterarder, Scotland.

Later in the afternoon, at the Gleneagles Hotel, the President and Mrs. Bush had a meeting with musicians and activists Bob Geldof and Bono to discuss international aid to Africa.

In the evening, at the Gleneagles Hotel, the President participated in a photo opportunity with Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom. Later, he and Mrs. Bush and G-8 leaders had a dinner reception hosted by the Queen and Duke Philip of Edinburgh.

The White House announced that the President will welcome Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz of Pakistan to the White House on July 29.

The President announced his designation of Gordon H. Mansfield and Michael W. Marine as members of the Presidential delegation to attend the 10th Anniversary of the Normalization of U.S.-Vietnam Relations in Hanoi, Vietnam, on July 12.

The President declared a major disaster in Idaho and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area impacted by heavy rains and flooding on May 6-20.

July 7

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, at the Gleneagles Hotel, he had a working breakfast with Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom. Later, he participated in G-8 summit meetings.

Later in the morning, the President had a briefing on the terrorist attacks in London, England. He then had a video conference with his national and homeland security advisers.

In the afternoon, at the Gleneagles Hotel, the President participated in a photo opportunity with G-8 leaders and leaders of emerging economies. Later, they had lunch.

Later in the afternoon, at the Gleneagles Hotel, the President participated in an official photo with G-8 leaders followed by G-8 summit meetings.

In the evening, at the Gleneagles Hotel, the President had a working dinner with G-8 leaders to discuss counterterrorism efforts, weapons of mass destruction, the situations in North Korea and Iran, and regional issues.

July 8

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, at the Gleneagles Hotel, he met with Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom.

Later in the morning, at the Gleneagles Hotel, the President participated in G-8 summit meetings.

In the afternoon, at the Gleneagles Hotel, the President participated in a photo opportunity with G-8 leaders and African leaders. Later, they had a working lunch.

Later in the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the evening.

The White House announced that the President will welcome President Elias Antonio Saca Gonzalez of El Salvador to the White House on July 15.

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of the Presidential delegation to attend the 10th Anniversary of the Srebrenica Massacre in Bosnia and Herzegovina to be held on July 11: Pierre-Richard Prosper (head of delegation); Douglas L. McElhaney; and Richard C. Holbrooke.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005," Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1141-1143 1142–1143. Original Sources, accessed May 23, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=46QC4DGPDBYF6JX.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005." Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1141-1143, pp. 1142–1143. Original Sources. 23 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=46QC4DGPDBYF6JX.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005' in Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 8, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1141-1143, pp.1142–1143. Original Sources, retrieved 23 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=46QC4DGPDBYF6JX.