Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004

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 8

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

May 9

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

May 10

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with President-elect Martin Torrijos of Panama to congratulate him on his May 2 election victory. He then had an intelligence briefing.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to Arlington, VA, where he had a military briefing at the Pentagon. Later, in Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld’s office, he viewed photographs and still images concerning the treatment of Iraqi prisoners.

In the afternoon, the President returned to Washington, DC. Later, in the Oval Office, he participated in a photo opportunity with 2004 Elliot Richardson Prize for Excellence in Public Service recipients Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta.

Later in the afternoon, in the Cabinet Room, the President met with Federal Executive agency heads.

The White House announced that the President will welcome President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola to the White House on May 12.

The White House announced that the President will travel to Rome, Italy, on June 4 to meet with President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi and Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy, that he will also travel to the Vatican to meet with Pope John Paul II, and that he will then travel to Paris and Normandy, France, on June 5.

The White House announced that the President will travel to County Clare, Ireland, on June 25 to participate in the European Union-U.S. Summit, that he will then travel to Ankara, Turkey, on June 27 to meet with President Ahmet Necdet Sezer and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, and that he will travel to Istanbul, Turkey, to attend the NATO Summit on June 27-29.

The President announced his intention to nominate Timothy S. Bitsberger to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Markets.

The President announced his intention to nominate Larry C. Kindsvater to be Deputy Director of Central Intelligence for Community Management.

The President announced his intention to nominate James R. Kunder to be Assistant Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development for the Bureau for Asia and the Near East.

The President announced his intention to nominate Joseph F. Bader to be a member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.

The President announced his intention to appoint John Bryant and Nancy J. Leake as members of the Community Development Advisory Board.

May 11

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Fort Smith, AR, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Alyse Eady. He then traveled to Van Buren, AR.

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

The President announced his intention to nominate Deborah P. Majoras to be a member, and upon appointment to designate her as Chairman, of the Federal Trade Commission.

The President announced his intention to nominate Brett T. Palmer to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Legislative Affairs.

May 12

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing followed by a National Security Council meeting. He then met with Secretary of State Colin L. Powell. Later, in the Oval Office, he met with President Jose Eduardo dos Santos of Angola.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Bethesda, MD, and later returned to Washington, DC. Later, he participated in an interview with Readers Digest.

The President announced his appointment of Carol J. Thompson as Director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.

May 13

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he traveled to Parkersburg, WV, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Heather Stout.

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

The President announced his intention to nominate Tom C. Korologos to be Ambassador to Belgium.

The President announced his intention to nominate Cynthia G. Efird to be Ambassador to Angola.

The President announced his intention to designate Nancy C. Pellett as Chairman of the Farm Credit Administration Board.

May 14

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Roosevelt Room, he met with foreign ministers from G-8 countries.

Later in the morning, the President traveled to St. Louis, MO, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Rev. Mark Reyling. He then traveled to Bridgeton, MO.

In the afternoon, the President traveled to Milwaukee, WI, where, upon arrival, he met with USA Freedom Corps volunteer Rebecca Haupt. He then traveled to Mequon, WI, where he gave the commencement address at Concordia University Wisconsin.

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

The White House announced that the President will welcome Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi of Italy to the White House for a meeting and working dinner on May 19.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004," Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004), 40:898-900 899–900. Original Sources, accessed May 23, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=W2MYNZT9VPEJGBT.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004." Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004), 40:898-900, pp. 899–900. Original Sources. 23 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=W2MYNZT9VPEJGBT.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004' in Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, May 14, 2004 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004), 40:898-900, pp.899–900. Original Sources, retrieved 23 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=W2MYNZT9VPEJGBT.