United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:452-454

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.

April 12

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing at Camp David, MD. Later, he had a videoconference meeting with his war council.

April 13

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

The White House announced that the President will postpone his state visit to Ottawa, Canada, which was scheduled for May 5.

April 14

In the morning, the President had intelligence and FBI briefings and met with the National Security Council. Later, he met with Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.

Also in the morning, the President had separate telephone conversations with President Jose Maria Aznar of Spain, Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt to discuss the situation in Iraq and peace efforts in the Middle East.

The White House announced that the President and Mrs. Bush will welcome Prime Minister John Howard of Australia and his wife, Janette, to the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX, on May 2-3.

April 15

In the morning, the President had intelligence and FBI briefings and met with the National Security Council. Later, he had separate meetings with Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and Secretary of State Colin L. Powell.

During the day, the President had a telephone conversation with President Jacques Chirac of France to discuss the situations in Iraq and Syria, peace efforts in the Middle East, and the G-8 summit to be held June 1-3 in France.

April 16

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan to discuss reconstruction efforts in Iraq and the situation in North Korea. Later, he had intelligence and FBI briefings and met with the National Security Council. He then met with Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to St. Louis, MO, where he toured the Boeing Integrated Defense Systems headquarters.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX.

The President announced his intention to nominate Charles D. Snelling to be a member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.

The President announced his intention to nominate Harry K. Thomas, Jr., to be Ambassador to Bangladesh.

The President announced his intention to nominate William B. Wood to be Ambassador to Colombia.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert W. Fitts to be Ambassador to Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu.

The President announced his intention to nominate Tracey A. Jacobson to be Ambassador to Turkmenistan.

The President announced his intention to appoint Daniel W. Sutherland as Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties at the Department of Homeland Security.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Trustees of the Institute of American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development: John R. Grimes, Georgianna E. Ignace, Lisa G. Nason, and Henry Townsend.

April 17

In the morning, at the Bush Ranch, the President had a telephone conversation with President Jose Maria Aznar of Spain to discuss the situation in Iraq and peace efforts in the Middle East. Later, he had intelligence and national security briefings.

The President announced his intention to nominate Susan C. Schwab to be First Vice President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

The President announced his intention to appoint Hattie Daniels-Rush as a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.

The President announced his intention to appoint Michael Sade as a member of the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations: Charles E. Kruse, Steven J. McCormick, Kevin B. Rollins, and Robert L. Wright.

The President announced his intention to appoint Stuart F. Bruny, Kenneth S. Komoroski, and Donald S. Welsh as Commissioners of the Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission.

The President announced his intention to reappoint the following individuals as members of the President’s Committee on Mental Retardation: Nancy Blanchard, Mary C. Bruene, Zoraida Fonalledas, Brenda Leath, Alvaro Marin, Kim Porter-Hoppe, Michael Rogers, Windy Smith, and Gene Stallings, Jr.

April 18

In the morning, at the Bush Ranch, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President announced his intention to appoint Rebecca O. Campoverde and James Roberts as members of the White House Commission on the National Moment of Remembrance.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:452-454 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:452-454 453–454. Original Sources, accessed July 5, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LH2DX8DT5GUYA2P.

MLA: Bush, George W. United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:452-454, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:452-454, pp. 453–454. Original Sources. 5 Jul. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LH2DX8DT5GUYA2P.

Harvard: Bush, GW, United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:452-454. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 18, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:452-454, pp.453–454. Original Sources, retrieved 5 July 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=LH2DX8DT5GUYA2P.