Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 14, 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.

July 8

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

July 10

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the evening, in the State Dining Room and the East Room, the President and Mrs. Bush hosted a social dinner and entertainment in honor of the Special Olympics.

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Abuja, Nigeria, to attend the Leon H. Sullivan Summit on July 19: Alphonso Jackson (head of delegation); John Campbell; John A. Simon; Herbert H. Lusk II; and Anita Smith.

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, to attend the 800th anniversary of the Great Mongolian State from July 12-13: Mike Johanns (head of delegation); and Robert M. Peck.

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of a Presidential delegation to Turkey to attend the opening of the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan Pipeline on July 13: Jeffrey Clay Sell (head of delegation); and Ross Wilson.

July 11

In the morning, the President had breakfast with Republican congressional leaders. Later, he had an intelligence briefing. Then, in the Oval Office, he and Mrs. Bush met with President Alejandro Toledo of Peru and his wife, Eliane Karp de Toledo.

Later in the morning, in the Oval Office, the President participated in a telephone conversation with crew members of the Space Shuttle Discovery. He then participated in a photo opportunity with members of the National Council on the Arts.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Port Washington, WI. Later, he traveled to Milwaukee, WI.

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

The President announced his intention to nominate Cindy Lou Courville to be U.S. Representative to the African Union with the rank of Ambassador.

The President announced his intention to nominate Philip S. Goldberg to be Ambassador to Bolivia.

The President announced his intention to nominate Henry M. Paulson, Jr., to be U.S. Governor of the following organizations: the International Monetary Fund; the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; the Inter-American Development Bank; the African Development Fund; the Asian Development Fund; and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

The President announced his intention to nominate John C. Rood to be Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Non-Proliferation.

The President announced his appointment of Peter W. Tredick as a member of the Presidential Emergency Board No. 239.

The President announced his intention to designate C.W. Bill Young as the President’s Personal Representative at the Farnborough International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition and Air Show from July 17-23.

The President announced his appointment of Kevin Sullivan as Assistant to the President for Communications.

July 12

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to Heiligendamm, Germany, arriving in the evening.

July 13

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. He and Mrs. Bush then traveled to Stralsund, Germany. Later, in the Kollegien Room at the Town Hall, they participated in a guestbook signing ceremony and a greeting with local community representatives.

In the afternoon, in the Achtmannskammer Room of the Town Hall, the President had a working lunch with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. Later, he and Mrs. Bush toured St. Nikolai Church.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Trinwillershagen, Germany, where, at the Zu den Linden restaurant, they attended a social dinner and entertainment hosted by Chancellor Merkel. They then returned to Heiligendamm, Germany.

The White House announced that the President will host Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Iraq at the White House on July 25.

The President announced his intention to nominate Richard W. Graber to be Ambassador to the Czech Republic.

The President announced his intention to nominate Christopher A. Padilla to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce (Export Administration).

The President announced his intention to nominate Calvin L. Scovel to be Inspector General at the Department of Transportation.

The President declared a major disaster in Virginia and ordered Federal aid to supplement Commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding from June 23 to July 6.

July 14

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to St. Petersburg, Russia. While en route aboard Air Force One, the President had separate telephone conversations with King Abdallah II of Jordan, President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, and Prime Minister Fuad Siniora of Lebanon to discuss the situation in the Middle East. Upon arrival, he and Mrs. Bush participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Monument to the Heroic Defenders of Leningrad.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Strelna, Russia.

In the evening, in the Italian Guest Room at Konstantinovosky Palace, the President and Mrs. Bush attended a social dinner hosted by President Vladimir Putin of Russia and his wife, Lyudmila.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006," Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1334-1336 1335–1336. Original Sources, accessed July 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=N76HHGMZZ6NNVQI.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006." Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1334-1336, pp. 1335–1336. Original Sources. 20 Jul. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=N76HHGMZZ6NNVQI.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006' in Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, July 14, 2006 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2006), 42:1334-1336, pp.1335–1336. Original Sources, retrieved 20 July 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=N76HHGMZZ6NNVQI.