Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002

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.

September 30

In the afternoon, the President returned from the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX, to Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to nominate Philip Merrill to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

The President announced his intention to appoint Fidel Alfonso Vargas as a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.

October 1

In the morning, the President had intelligence and FBI briefings.

In the afternoon, in the Cabinet Room, the President met with a bipartisan group of House Members to discuss the proposed joint resolution to authorize the use of force against Iraq.

The President declared a major disaster in Mississippi and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Tropical Storm Isidore on September 23 and continuing.

October 2

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with President Abdoulaye Wade of Senegal to express his condolences to families of the victims of the ferryboat sinking near Senegal on September 26, and to discuss the situation in the Ivory Coast.

Later in the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush went to the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, where they participated in a roundtable discussion as part of the White House Conference on Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children. In the afternoon, they returned to the White House.

Later in the afternoon, the President traveled to Baltimore, MD, and in the evening returned to Washington, DC.

The President announced his intention to nominate Steven B. Nesmith to be Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations.

October 3

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda of Slovakia to congratulate him on his electoral victory. Later, he had intelligence and FBI briefings.

In the afternoon, the President had lunch with Vice President Dick Cheney and later met with the LULAC National Board of Directors.

In the evening, in the State Dining Room at the White House, the President welcomed Blair House Gala participants.

October 4

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Boston, MA, and later to the Bush family home on Walker’s Point in Kennebunkport, ME.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert J. Battista to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board and, upon confirmation, to designate him as Chairman.

The President announced his intention to nominate Wilma B. Liebman to be a member of the National Labor Relations Board.

The President announced his appointment of Timothy Alan Campen as Director of the Office of Administration.

The President announced his intention to appoint Thomas C. Dorr as a member of the Board of Directors of the Rural Telephone Bank.

The President declared a major disaster in Louisiana and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by Hurricane Lili beginning October 1 and continuing.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002," Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002), 38:1694-1695 Original Sources, accessed July 21, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P8RHNB9GRYJ9QVZ.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002." Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002), 38:1694-1695, Original Sources. 21 Jul. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P8RHNB9GRYJ9QVZ.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002' in Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, October 4, 2002 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002), 38:1694-1695. Original Sources, retrieved 21 July 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=P8RHNB9GRYJ9QVZ.