Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006

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 3

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

June 5

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with President Vladimir Putin of Russia. Later, he had an intelligence briefing. Then, at the Dwight D. Eisenhower Executive Office Building, he met with Chinese Leadership Program Fellows.

The President declared a major disaster in California and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, landslides, and mudslides from March 29 to April 16.

The President declared a major disaster in Minnesota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by flooding from March 30 to May 3.

The President declared a major disaster in North Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and ground saturation from March 30 to April 30.

The President declared a major disaster in South Dakota and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm from April 18-20.

June 6

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Artesia, NM, where he participated in a tour of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Laredo, TX, where he participated in a tour of the Laredo Border Patrol Sector Headquarters. Later, he visited briefly with staff and students of Mary Help of Christians School. He then visited the Cotulla Style Pit Bar-B-Que restaurant.

Later in the afternoon, the President traveled to Omaha, NE, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer John "Buzz" Garlock.

The White House announced that the President will travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, to attend the G-8 Summit on July 15-17.

The President announced his intention to nominate Wayne Cartwright Beyer to be a member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

The President announced his intention to nominate Cesar Benito Cabrera to be Ambassador to Mauritius and the Seychelles.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert L. Sumwalt III to be a member of the National Transportation Safety Board and, upon confirmation, to designate him as Vice Chair.

The President announced his intention to nominate Colleen Conway-Welch and C. Thomas Yarington, Jr., to be members of the Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University for Health Sciences.

The President announced his intention to designate Lt. Gen. Ronald L. Burgess, Jr., as Acting Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence.

June 7

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he visited Catholic Charities—Juan Diego Center, where he participated in a microbusiness networking breakfast and a U.S. citizenship class.

Also in the morning, the President had separate telephone conversations with President Elias Antonio Saca Gonzalez of El Salvador and President-elect Alan Garcia of Peru.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC. Later, he met with Republican congressional leaders. He then met with Members of Congress who had recently traveled to Iraq.

In the evening, National Security Adviser Stephen J. Hadley briefed the President on the death of senior Al Qaida associate Abu Musab Al Zarqawi in Baquba, Iraq, following U.S. airstrikes.

The White House announced that the President will welcome President Alvaro Uribe Velez of Colombia to the White House on June 14.

The White House announced that the President will host Prime Minister Janez Jansa of Solvenia at the White House on July 10.

June 8

In the morning, the President had separate telephone conversations with Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Iraq to discuss the death of Abu Musab Al Zarqawi in Baquba, Iraq, on June 7. Later, he had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President had lunch with President Michelle Bachelet of Chile. Later, in the Roosevelt Room, he met with President Vaira Vike-Freiberga of Latvia. He and Mrs. Bush then traveled to Camp David, MD.

The White House announced that the President will travel to Budapest, Hungary, on June 22, following his participation in the U.S.-
European Union Summit in Vienna, Austria.

June 9

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush had lunch with Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen of Denmark and his wife, Anne-Mette.

The President announced his intention to nominate Randall M. Fort to be Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research.

The President announced his intention to nominate Margo M. McKay to be Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Civil Rights.

The President announced his intention to nominate Stephen S. McMillin to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

The President announced his intention to nominate Drue Pearce to be Federal Coordinator for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects.

The President announced his intention to nominate Marc Spitzer to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006," Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1112-1113 Original Sources, accessed May 28, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=6G6CQ1YV3G77DQE.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006." Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1112-1113, Original Sources. 28 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=6G6CQ1YV3G77DQE.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006' in Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 9, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1112-1113. Original Sources, retrieved 28 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=6G6CQ1YV3G77DQE.