Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 15, 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 9

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

July 10

In the morning, on the South Lawn, the President met with members of the Soldier Ride 2005 National Tour Team.

The President declared a major disaster in Alabama and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Dennis beginning on July 10 and continuing.

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 Dennis beginning on July 10 and continuing.

The President declared a major disaster in Mississippi and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Dennis beginning on July 10 and continuing.

July 11

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he and Vice President Dick Cheney met with Ambassador to Iraq Zalmay Khalilzad.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to Quantico, VA. Later, he returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the afternoon.

Later in the afternoon, in an Oval Office ceremony, the President received diplomatic credentials from Ambassadors Zamira Sydykova of the Kyrgyz Republic, Dennis James Richardson of Australia, and Carlos Gianelli of Uruguay. Later, he participated in a photo opportunity with White House summer interns.

The President announced his intention to nominate James Caldwell Cason to be Ambassador to Paraguay.

The President announced his intention to nominate Rebecca F. Dye to be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission.

The President announced his intention to nominate Keith A. Nelson to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Administration).

The President announced his intention to appoint Gordon Charles Brenner as a member of the National Veterans Business Development Corporation.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policyand Negotiations: Craig Radford Barrett; Jose Behar; Michael E. Campbell; Stephanie Harkness; and Maria Guadalupe Taxman.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the American Battle Monuments Commission: Leslie Gromis Baker; Chester L. Berryhill, Jr.; Donald T. Bollinger; James Culbertson; Brig. Gen. Jerry L. Laws, USA, (Ret.); Rear Adm. Thomas E. Morris, USN, (Ret.); Gen. Carol Ann Mutter, USMC, (Ret.); and James Reynolds.

July 12

In the morning, in the Oval Office, the President met with bipartisan Members of the Senate to discuss the upcoming Supreme Court nomination. He then had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President met with the National Infrastructure Advisory Council. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with the chairs and ranking members of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the Senate Finance Committee, and the House Committee on Ways and Means to discuss energy legislation.

The White House announced that the President and Mrs. Bush will welcome President Alvaro Uribe of Colombia and his wife, Lina Moreno de Uribe, to the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX, on August 4.

The President announced his intention to nominate Patricia Louise Herbold to be Ambassador to Singapore.

July 13

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then met with Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in a photo opportunity with the National Endowment for Democracy’s 2005 Democracy Award recipients.

In the afternoon, the President had lunch with Vice President Dick Cheney.

Later in the afternoon, the President met with Republican Members of the House of Representatives to discuss the Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement.

The President announced his intention to nominate Stewart A. Baker to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Policy).

The President announced his intention to nominate Tracy A. Henke to be Executive Director of the Office of State and Local Government Coordination and Preparedness at the Department of Homeland Security.

The President announced his intention to designate James Lambright as Acting President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

July 14

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Indianapolis, IN, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Vernice Williams.

In the afternoon, he returned to Washington, DC. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

The White House announced that the President will welcome Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany of Hungary for a meeting at the White House on October 3.

July 15

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with President Elias Antonio Saca Gonzalez of El Salvador.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Belmont, NC, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Janice Bozardt. Later, he toured the R.L. Stowe Mills, Inc., Helms Plant.

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

The President announced his intention to nominate Bruce Cole to be Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The President announced his intention to nominate H. Dale Hall to be Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Department of the Interior.

The President announced his intention to nominate Vincent J. Ventimiglia, Jr., to be Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Legislation).

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005," Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1170-1171 1171–1172. Original Sources, accessed November 29, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4P8UC53VU5J3YFN.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005." Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1170-1171, pp. 1171–1172. Original Sources. 29 Nov. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4P8UC53VU5J3YFN.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005' in Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 15, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1170-1171, pp.1171–1172. Original Sources, retrieved 29 November 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4P8UC53VU5J3YFN.