Week Ending Friday, June 6, 2008

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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.

May 31

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Greenville, SC, where, upon arrival in the evening, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Andrew Barnhill.

Later in the evening, the President returned to Washington, DC.

June 2

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he chaired a National Security Council meeting on Iraq, in which he was briefed by Gen. David H. Petraeus, USA, commanding general, Multi-National Force—Iraq, via video teleconference.

The President announced his intention to nominate Kenneth L. Peel to be U.S. Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

The President announced his intention to nominate Gregory G. Garre to be Solicitor General at the Department of Justice and designate him as Acting Solicitor General at the Department of Justice.

June 3

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, in the Roosevelt Room, the President met with Iraqi Shi’a and Sunni tribal leaders.

June 4

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

During the day, the President met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates to discuss personnel changes at the Department of the Air Force.

June 5

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Rose Garden, he participated in a photo opportunity with the 2007 Major League Soccer Cup champion Houston Dynamo.

The President announced his intention to nominate James Franklin Jeffrey to be Ambassador to Turkey.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the National Council on Disability: Marylyn Andrea Howe; Heather McCallum; Lonnie C. Moore; and Christina Alvarado Shanahan.

The President announced his intention to nominate the following individuals to be members of the Board of Directors of the African Development Foundation: John O. Agwunobi; Julius E. Coles; Morgan W. Davis; and John W. Leslie.

The President announced his intention to appoint Wayne B. Paugh as Coordinator for International Intellectual Property Enforcement at the Department of Commerce.

The President announced that he has named Thomas P. Bossert as Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security.

The President announced that he has named Pete Patterson as Associate Counsel to the President.

June 6

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt of Sweden to wish him a happy National Day of Sweden and thank him for hosting the first International Compact with Iraq Annual Review Conference in Stockholm. Later, he participated in separate interviews with POP TV of Slovenia, Rai TV of Italy, and France 3 TV.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Camp David, MD.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, June 6, 2008 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 6, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:796 Original Sources, accessed July 20, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P76HLQ3DDMIUD96.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, June 6, 2008, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 6, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:796, Original Sources. 20 Jul. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P76HLQ3DDMIUD96.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, June 6, 2008. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 6, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:796. Original Sources, retrieved 20 July 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P76HLQ3DDMIUD96.