Week Ending Friday, June 8, 2007

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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.

June 2

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

June 4

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to Prague, Czech Republic, arriving in the evening. While en route aboard Air Force One, he had a telephone conversation with Parliament Member Saad Hariri of Lebanon.

Later in the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to the Hilton Atrium Hotel Prague.

June 5

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Atrium Hotel Prague, he and Mrs. Bush met with U.S. Embassy staff and their families.

Later in the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Prague Castle, where, on the First Courtyard, they participated in an arrival ceremony with President Vaclav Klaus of the Czech Republic and his wife, Livia Klausova. Then, in the Hapsburg Salon, they participated in a photo opportunity and met with President Klaus and Mrs. Klausova.

In the afternoon, in Rudolph’s Gallery, the President and Mrs. Bush participated in a social luncheon with President Klaus and Mrs. Klausova. He then returned to the Hilton Atrium Hotel Prague.

Later in the afternoon, the President met with Social Democratic Party leader Jiri Paroubek of the Czech Republic. He and Mrs. Bush then traveled to Czernin Palace. Later, in the Music Salon, they met with democracy advocates.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Rostock, Germany. While en route aboard Air Force One, he was informed of the sentence handed down in the trial of former Chief of Staff to the Vice President I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.

Later in the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Heiligendamm, Germany, where, upon arrival, they went to the Kempinski Grand Hotel Heiligendamm.

The President announced his designation of the following individuals as members of the Presidential delegation to attend the inauguration of Amadou Toumani Toure as President of Mali on June 8: Mike Johanns (head of delegation); Josephine K. Olsen; Morgan W. Davis; Mary Beth Leonard; Steven Phillips; and Judy Van Rest.

June 6

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing.

In the afternoon, the President had lunch with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush met with musicians and activists Bono, Sir Robert Geldof, and Youssou N’Dour. Later, they traveled to Hohen Luckow, Germany. They then went to the Gut Hohen Luckow estate, where they attended a reception, entertainment, and a dinner for G-8 leaders and their spouses hosted by Chancellor Merkel and her husband, Joachim Sauer.

Later in the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to the Kempinski Grand Hotel Heiligendamm in Heiligendamm, Germany.

The President announced that he has nominated Douglas A. Brook to be Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Financial Management).

The President announced that he has nominated Mark Green to be Ambassador to Tanzania.

The President announced that he has nominated David W. Hagy to be Director of the National Institute of Justice at the Department of Justice.

The President announced that he has nominated Wanda L. Nesbitt to be Ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire.

The President announced that he has appointed Kenneth B. Mehlman as a member of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.

The President declared a major disaster in Nebraska and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, and tornadoes on May 4-19.

June 7

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he had a breakfast meeting with Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom. He then participated in G-8 summit meetings.

Later in the morning, the President participated in the G-8 summit official photograph. He then met with Junior 8 student leaders.

In the afternoon, the President had a working lunch with G-8 leaders. He then participated in G-8 summit meetings.

In the evening, the President attended a reception for G-8 leaders. He then had a working dinner with G-8 leaders.

Later in the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush had after dinner coffee with G-8 leaders.

The White House announced that the President will welcome President Nguyen Minh Triet of Vietnam to the White House on June 22.

June 8

In the morning, the President had an intelligence briefing. Later, he met with President Nicolas Sarkozy of France.

Later in the morning, the President met with President Hu Jintao of China. He then participated in G-8 summit meetings with outreach country representatives.

In the afternoon, the President participated in a photo opportunity with outreach country representatives. He then had a working lunch with G-8 leaders, Africa outreach representatives, and outreach country representatives.

Later in the afternoon, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Gdansk, Poland, where, at the Gdansk Lech Walesa International Airport, they were greeted by President Lech Kaczynski of Poland and his wife, Maria Kaczynska. Later, he and Mrs. Bush traveled to the Presidential Retreat in Jurata Hel, Poland, where they participated in an arrival ceremony with President Kaczynski and Mrs. Kaczynska. He then met with President Kaczynski. Later, he had a working dinner with President Kaczynski.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush returned to Gdansk Lech Walesa International Airport. Later, they traveled to Rome, Italy, where, upon arrival, they went to the Villa Taverna.

The President announced his intention to nominate Thomas J. Barrett to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.

The President announced that he has named J. Michael Farren as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named William Burck as Deputy Assistant to the President and Special Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named Emmet Flood as Deputy Assistant to the President and Special Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named Scott Coffina as Associate Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named Amy F. Dunathan as Associate Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named Francis Q. Hoang as Associate Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named Al Lambert as Associate Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named Michael Purpura as Associate Counsel to the President.

The President announced that he has named Kate Todd as Associate Counsel to the President.

The President declared a major disaster in Oklahoma and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding on May 4-11.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements," Week Ending Friday, June 8, 2007 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 8, 2007 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007), 43:768-770 769–770. Original Sources, accessed May 25, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=W6FL23KPCAPLZBL.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements." Week Ending Friday, June 8, 2007, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 8, 2007 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007), 43:768-770, pp. 769–770. Original Sources. 25 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=W6FL23KPCAPLZBL.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements' in Week Ending Friday, June 8, 2007. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, June 8, 2007 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2007), 43:768-770, pp.769–770. Original Sources, retrieved 25 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=W6FL23KPCAPLZBL.