Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002

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Author: George W. Bush

Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002

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.

November 2

In the morning, the President traveled to Blountville, TN, and then to Atlanta, GA. In the afternoon, he traveled to Savannah, GA, and then to Tampa, FL.

November 3

In the morning, the President traveled to Springfield, IL. In the afternoon, he traveled to St. Paul, MN, and then to Sioux Falls, SD, where he was joined by Mrs. Bush.

In the evening, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to Cedar Rapids, IA. November 4

In the morning, the President had intelligence briefings. He also had a telephone conversation with President Vicente Fox of Mexico to discuss the proposed United Nations Security Council resolution on Iraq.

Later in the morning, the President and Mrs. Bush traveled to St. Louis, MO. In the afternoon, they traveled to Bentonville, AR, and then to Dallas, TX. In the evening, they traveled to the Bush Ranch in Crawford, TX.

November 5

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

During the day, the President had telephone conversations with candidates involved in the day’s national and State elections.

In the evening, in the White House Residence, the President and Mrs. Bush had dinner and watched election returns with Republican leaders, including Speaker of the House of Representatives J. Dennis Hastert, Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott, Representative Tom Davis of Virginia, Senator Bill Frist of Tennessee, and Republican National Committee chairman Marc Racicot, and their spouses.

Also in the evening, the President had telephone conversations with candidates involved in the day’s elections, including Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida, whom he congratulated on his projected reelection. He also had telephone conversations with Vice President Dick Cheney and Senior Advisor to the President Karl Rove.

November 6

In the morning, the President had telephone conversations with candidates involved in the previous day’s elections, including Democrat Senator-elect Mark Pryor of Arkansas.

The President declared a major disaster in Texas and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding on October 24 and continuing.

November 7

In the morning, the President had a telephone conversation with President Vladimir Putin of Russia to discuss the proposed U.N. Security Council resolution on Iraq. He also met with Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and other members of the National Security Council.

In the afternoon, the President had lunch with Vice President Dick Cheney.

The President announced his intention to nominate Karen Johnson to be Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation and Congressional Affairs.

November 8

In the morning, the President had intelligence briefings. He also had a telephone conversation with Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder of Germany, and separate telephone conversations with Prime Minister Jean Chretien of Canada and Prime Minister John Howard of Australia to discuss the proposed U.N. Security Council resolution on Iraq, and other bilateral issues.

In the afternoon, the President had lunch with Speaker of the House of Representatives J. Dennis Hastert and Senate Minority Leader Trent Lott to discuss the legislative agenda. Later, he met with Prime Minister Peter Medgyessy of Hungary. He then traveled to Camp David, MD.

The President announced his intention to designate Cornelius Williams Ruth to be U.S. Representative and Chairman of the Rio Grande Compact Commission for Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas.

The President announced his intention to appoint the following individuals as members of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: Thomas C. Foley, Brenda LaGrange Johnson, James A. Johnson, and Marlene A. Malek.

The President announced his intention to appoint Frank E. Fowler II and Margaret Robson as members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

The President announced his intention to appoint Mary Elizabeth Child and Torrey Westrom as members of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel.

The President announced his intention to appoint Andrew Ly Thanh Buhr as a member of the Commission on Presidential Scholars.

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Chicago: George W. Bush, "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002," Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002 in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002), 38:2013-2014 2014–2015. Original Sources, accessed May 27, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=WUYVU8HMB82AVC1.

MLA: Bush, George W. "Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002." Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002, in United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002), 38:2013-2014, pp. 2014–2015. Original Sources. 27 May. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=WUYVU8HMB82AVC1.

Harvard: Bush, GW, 'Digest of Other White House Announcements, Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002' in Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002. cited in , United States. Executive Office of the President, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents, Week Ending Friday, November 8, 2002 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2002), 38:2013-2014, pp.2014–2015. Original Sources, retrieved 27 May 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=WUYVU8HMB82AVC1.