United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1163-1164

Author: George W. Bush  | Date: August 29, 2008

Statement on the Selection of Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska as Republican Vice Presidential Candidate,
August 29, 2008

Today Senator McCain made an exciting decision in choosing Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to join him on his ticket as the Vice Presidential candidate. Governor Palin is a proven reformer who is a wise steward of taxpayer dollars and champion for accountability in government. Governor Palin’s success is due to her dedication to principle and her roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic and serves as a wonderful example of the spirit of America. By selecting a working mother with a track record of getting things done,Senator McCain has once again demonstrated his commitment to reforming Washington.

I applaud Senator McCain for selecting Governor Palin. This decision is yet another example of why the American people can trust him to make wise decisions and to confidently lead this country.

Note: The Office of the Press Secretary also released a Spanish language version of this statement.

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MLA: Bush, George W. United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1163-1164, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, August 29, 2008 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2008), 44:1163-1164, Original Sources. 3 Dec. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=T4PJSS327TVHY9Q.

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