Week Ending Friday, August 5, 2005

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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.

July 30

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD, where he had his annual physical examination and visited injured U.S. military personnel.

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

July 31

In the evening, the President traveled to Fort A.P. Hill, VA. Later, he returned to Washington, DC.

August 1

In the morning, the President had separate telephone conversations with President Ricardo Maduro of Honduras and President Leonel Fernandez Reyna of the Dominican Republic to discuss passage of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (CAFTA).

Later in the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with King Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia. He then had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President participated in a roundtable interview with representatives of Texas media.

The President declared a major disaster in Utah and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by flooding and landslides on April 28 through June 29.

August 2

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he had a telephone conversation with President Oscar Berger of Guatemala to discuss passage of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (CAFTA).

In the afternoon, the President participated in a roundtable interview with representatives of regional media. Later, he traveled to the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX.

The President announced his recess appointment of Peter Cyril Wyche Flory as an Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Policy).

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of the Presidential delegation to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to express condolences on the passing of King Fahd bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud, and to congratulate King Abdallah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud on assuming the throne: Richard B. Cheney (head of delegation); George H.W. Bush; James C. Oberwetter; Colin L. Powell; and Gen. Peter Pace, USMC.

August 3

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Grapevine, TX, where, at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, he received the Thomas Jefferson Freedom Award from the American Legislative Exchange Council. Later, he returned to the Bush Ranch.

August 4

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he and Mrs. Bush welcomed President Alvaro Uribe Velez of Colombia and his wife, Lina Moreno de Uribe, to the Bush Ranch.

In the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush had lunch with President Uribe and Mrs. Uribe.

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of the Presidential delegation to Juba, Sudan, to attend the funeral of First Vice President Dr. John Garang de Mabior on August 6: Andrew S. Natsios (head of delegation); Donald M. Payne; John Limbert; Constance Berry Newman; and Roger P. Winter.

August 5

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, August 5, 2005 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 5, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1257-1258 Original Sources, accessed October 21, 2019, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QJJZQTBWPMKBXBR.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, August 5, 2005, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 5, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1257-1258, Original Sources. 21 Oct. 2019. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QJJZQTBWPMKBXBR.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, August 5, 2005. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 5, 2005 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005), 41:1257-1258. Original Sources, retrieved 21 October 2019, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=QJJZQTBWPMKBXBR.