Week Ending Friday, April 6, 2007

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Digest of Other White House Announcements

qqq 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.

March 31

In the morning, at Camp David, MD, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush participated in an arrival ceremony for President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil. Later, he and President Lula da Silva had a meeting.

April 1

In the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Washington, DC, arriving in the afternoon.

April 2

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

The President declared a major disaster in New Mexico and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms and tornadoes on March 23-24.

April 3

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he met with Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates.

April 4

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Fort Irwin, CA, arriving in the afternoon.

In the afternoon, the President participated in a briefing and demonstration at the U.S. Army National Training Center. He then had lunch with military personnel and their families. Later, he met with family members of soldiers killed in Iraq.

Later in the afternoon, the President traveled to Los Angeles, CA, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Hannah Locke. Later, at a private residence, he attended a Republican National Committee reception.

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

The White House announced that the President and Mrs. Bush will welcome Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan to the White House on April 26, and on April 27 the President and Prime Minister Abe will meet at Camp David, MD.

The President announced his intention to nominate Charles L. English to be Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The President announced his intention to nominate Miriam K. Hughes to be Ambassador to Micronesia.

The President announced his intention to nominate Cameron P. Munter to be Ambassador to Serbia.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert B. Nolan to be Ambassador to Lesotho.

The President announced his intention to nominate John L. Withers II to be Ambassador to Albania.

The President announced his intention to nominate Robert M. Couch to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The President announced his intention to nominate Michael J. Kussman to be Under Secretary for Health at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The President announced his intention to nominate Peter B. McCarthy to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Management) and, upon appointment, to designate him as Chief Financial Officer.

The President announced his intention to nominate Dennis R. Schrader to be Deputy Administrator for National Preparedness, Federal Emergency Management Agency at the Department of Homeland Security.

The President announced his intention to nominate Michael G. Vickers to be Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations/Low Intensity Conflict, and Interdependent Capabilities).

The President announced his intention to appoint Jeffrey Scott Wilpon as a member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations: Calvin M. Dooley; Edward Charles Emma; John Engler; William Eldridge Frenzel; Nicholas Giordano; Mark Raymond Kennedy; Scott Klug; James Winston Morrison; Stephen Withrow Sanger; Jose Antonio Villamil; and James L. Ziemer.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Andrew G. Biggs as Deputy Commissioner of Social Security.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Susan E. Dudley as Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Sam Fox as Ambassador to Belgium.

The President announced his intention to recess appoint Carol Waller Pope as a member of the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

The President announced that he has appointed Mark Carew Treanor as a member of the Board of Visitors to the U.S. Naval Academy.

April 5

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. He then had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom.

April 6

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

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Chicago: "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, April 6, 2007 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 6, 2007 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007), 43:425-426 Original Sources, accessed September 21, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PHQQRQV64WUYBMW.

MLA: . "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, April 6, 2007, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 6, 2007 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007), 43:425-426, Original Sources. 21 Sep. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PHQQRQV64WUYBMW.

Harvard: , 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, April 6, 2007. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, April 6, 2007 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007), 43:425-426. Original Sources, retrieved 21 September 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=PHQQRQV64WUYBMW.