Week Ending Friday, September 5, 2003

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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.

August 30

In the morning, at the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC. Before departing from the Texas State Technical College Airport in Waco, TX, they greeted members of the Midway All-Stars Little League girls softball team.

September 1

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Cleveland, OH, where he greeted USA Freedom Corps volunteer Shirley Moore. He then traveled to Richfield, OH.

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

September 2

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President had lunch with Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in the presentation of the game football for the opening game of the 2003 National Football League season to be held September 4. He then met with Secretary of State Colin L. Powell.

During the day, in the Oval Office, the President met with Mississippi State officials who recently switched to the Republican Party.

The White House announced that beginning September 16 the White House will be open to tours on an expanded basis to parties through their Members of Congress.

September 3

In the morning, the President had breakfast and a meeting with Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaap de Hoop Scheffer of the Netherlands. Later, he had an intelligence briefing.

Later in the morning, the President met with Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld.

In the afternoon, the President met with Speaker of the House of Representatives J. Dennis Hastert and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist. He then met with Republican congressional leaders to discuss the congressional agenda.

The White House announced that the President will meet with Prime Minister Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali of Pakistan at the White House on October 1.

The President announced his intention to nominate William J. Hudson to be Ambassador to Tunisia.

The President announced his intention to nominate Hector Elias Morales to be U.S. Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank.

The President announced his intention to nominate Jeffrey Adam Rosen to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation.

The President announced his intention to nominate Susan Krouner Sclafani to be Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education and to designate her as Acting Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education.

The President announced his intention to nominate Michael Walter Wynne to be Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics.

The President announced his intention to designate Michele Marie Leonhart as Acting Deputy Administrator of Drug Enforcement.

The President announced his intention to nominate Bradley Deck Belt to be a member of the Social Security Advisory Board.

The President announced his intention to nominate James McBride to be a member of the National Council on the Arts.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board: Robert H. Bruininks, John S. Butler, Shirley M. Green, and Thomas T. Lyons.

The President announced his intention to appoint Karen S. Evans as Administrator of the Office of Electronic Government, Office of Management and Budget.

September 4

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in a signing ceremony for the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to Kansas City, MO.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC. Later, he participated in an interview with journalist Ron Insana from the CNBC television network.

September 5

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Indianapolis, IN, where he met with families and small-business owners and later made remarks on the economy at Langham Co.

In the evening, the President made remarks at a Bush-Cheney ’04 dinner at the Murat Centre. Later, he traveled to Camp David, MD.

The President declared a major disaster in Indiana and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding on August 26 and continuing.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, September 5, 2003 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, September 5, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1150-1151 Original Sources, accessed July 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P3FNG73Z4PW42XN.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, September 5, 2003, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, September 5, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1150-1151, Original Sources. 20 Jul. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P3FNG73Z4PW42XN.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, September 5, 2003. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, September 5, 2003 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003), 39:1150-1151. Original Sources, retrieved 20 July 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P3FNG73Z4PW42XN.