Week Ending Friday, November 3, 2006

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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 28

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Iraq. He then had an intelligence briefing.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to Sellersburg, IN, where, upon arrival in the afternoon, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Judy Seelye. Later, he had a telephone conversation with Republican National Committee Chairman Ken Mehlman, which was broadcast to grassroots campaign supporters throughout the country.

Later in the afternoon, the President traveled to Charleston Air Force Base, SC.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with William O. DeWitt, owner, St. Louis Cardinals, to congratulate him on winning the Major League Baseball World Series.

In the evening, the President traveled to Kiawah Island, SC, where, at a private residence, he attended a Republican National Committee dinner. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

October 29

In the afternoon, in the Family Theater, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a screening of the film "Children of Glory."

In the evening, in the Diplomatic Reception Room, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a dinner for "Children of Glory" guests.

October 30

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Hunter Army Airfield, GA, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Rebekah Rotton. He then traveled to Statesboro, GA.

In the afternoon, the President participated in an interview with Sean Hannity of FOX News, for later broadcast.

Later in the afternoon, the President traveled to Houston, TX, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Pat McWaters. He then traveled to Sugar Land, TX.

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

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Elliott Bryan Broidy; Emilio Estefan, Jr.; Sheldon B. Kamins; James V. Kimsey; Norman Y. Mineta; and Stephen A. Wynn.

October 31

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil. He then had an intelligence briefing.

Later in the morning, in the Map Room, the President participated in separate interviews with Alison Burns of Cox Broadcasting, Morris Jones of Sinclair Broadcast Group, and Melissa Charbonneau of Christian Broadcasting Network.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Robins Air Force Base, GA, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Eloise Hadaway. He then traveled to Perry, GA.

In the evening, the President returned to Robins Air Force Base, where he met with families and passed out Halloween candy. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

November 1

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Later in the morning, the President participated in a telephone interview with Rush Limbaugh of The Rush Limbaugh Show. He then met with Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld.

In the afternoon, in the Oval Office, the President participated in an interview with Terence Hunt of the Associated Press, Steve Holland of Reuters, and Richard Keil of Bloomberg News.

November 2

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Billings, MT, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Mark Polakoff.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Elko, NV, where, upon arrival, he met withUSA Freedom Corps volunteer Cathy McAdoo.

Later in the afternoon, the President traveled to Springfield, MO, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Dennis Jones.

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of the Presidential delegation to observe the Presidential and legislative elections in Managua, Nicaragua, on November 5: Paul Trivelli; J. Bennett Johnston; and Bill Paxon.

The President announced his intention to nominate Dan Gregory Blair to be a member of the Postal Rate Commission and, upon confirmation, to designate him as Chairman.

The President announced his intention to nominate Scott A. Keller to be Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations).

The President announced his intention to nominate Paul A. Schneider to be Under Secretary for Management at the Department of Homeland Security.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on the Arts: Benjamin Donenberg; Foreststorn Hamilton; Joan Israelite; Charlotte P. Kessler; Robert Bretley Lott; and William Francis Price, Jr.

The President announced his intention to appoint Juan Carlos Iturregui and Leonard Sands as members of the President’s Export Council.

The President declared a major disaster in Missouri and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms on July 19-21.

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 October 16 and continuing.

November 3

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Joplin, MO.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Sioux City, IA, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Earl Belt. He then traveled to Le Mars, IA.

In the evening, the President traveled to Englewood, CO.

The President announced that he has named Craig M. Albright as Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs.

The President announced that he has named Ross Kyle as Special Assistant to the President for Cabinet Liaison.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, November 3, 2006 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, November 3, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1972-1974 1973–1974. Original Sources, accessed February 27, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=7P9J8W2KYAWY9BQ.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, November 3, 2006, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, November 3, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1972-1974, pp. 1973–1974. Original Sources. 27 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=7P9J8W2KYAWY9BQ.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, November 3, 2006. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, November 3, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1972-1974, pp.1973–1974. Original Sources, retrieved 27 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=7P9J8W2KYAWY9BQ.