Press Briefing by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

James S. Brady Briefing Room 1:07 P.M. EDT MR. SNOW: Good afternoon. One quick personnel announcement: The President today is announcing he’s going to name Raul Yanes to be Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary. Mr. Yanes is now General Counsel at the Office of Management and Budget, and previously served as Senior Counselor … Continue reading Press Briefing by Tony Snow

Press Briefing by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:35 P.M. EDT MR. SNOW: Welcome. Hope you all had a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend. No announcements. Questions. Terry. Q: Can you tell us what the United States’ reaction is to Iran saying that they’re willing to come back without preconditions to the EU3 talks? MR. SNOW: I’d say we’re … Continue reading Press Briefing by Tony Snow

Press Briefing by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:31 P.M. EDT MR. SNOW: All right, nothing new. No announcements. Let’s go to questions. Jennifer. Q: Thanks, Tony. If we could just try this again on the Blair visit today. Maliki has said that he thinks his forces will be in control by the end of the year — … Continue reading Press Briefing by Tony Snow

The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom

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George W. Bush

President Bush. Thank you all. Good evening. I want to thank Prime Minister Tony Blair for coming to Washington to discuss his recent visit to Iraq. The Prime Minister met with key leaders of the new Iraqi Government that represents the will of the Iraqi people and reflects their nation’s diversity. As Prime Minister Blair … Continue reading The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister Tony Blair of the United Kingdom

Press Gaggle by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

James S. Brady Briefing Room 10:53 A.M. EDT MR. SNOW: Good morning. Just a couple of little pieces of business as we start. First, a formal announcement: The President and Mrs. Bush will welcome Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi of Japan to the White House on June 29, 2006. The U.S.-Japan alliance is an alliance based … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Tony Snow

Press Briefing by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

James S. Brady Briefing Room 1:11 P.M. EDT MR. SNOW: Hello. I don’t have anything new since the gaggle, so let’s just go to questions. Terry. Q: You said today that Israel should have serious talks with Mahmoud Abbas. Do you think that Abbas has the authority to conduct final status negotiations? MR. SNOW: Well, … Continue reading Press Briefing by Tony Snow

The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel

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George W. Bush

President Bush. Thank you. Mr. Prime Minister, welcome. I’m particularly pleased to welcome Mrs. Olmert to the White House as well. Thanks for coming. The Prime Minister and I have known each other since 1998, when he was the mayor of Jerusalem and I was the Governor of Texas. And I remember you greeting me … Continue reading The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel

Press Gaggle by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

Aboard Air Force One En route Chicago, Illinois 10:23 A.M. EDT MR. SNOW: As you know, the President will be traveling to Chicago. Before the restauranteurs he will be talking about immigration reform and also making his first extended comments on the formation of a government in Iraq. Also, I don’t know if you’ve heard, … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Tony Snow

Press Gaggle by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

James S. Brady Briefing Room 9:18 A.M. EDT MR. SNOW: All right, thank you. Welcome all. Since there will be no on-air briefing today, we will publish the gaggle a bit later so you can all consult. Q: Great. No bupkis list, then? MR. SNOW: Well, if there’s a bupkis list, we will attach the … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Tony Snow

Press Gaggle by Tony Snow

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Tony Snow

Aboard Air Force One En route Yuma, Arizona 11:52 A.M. EDT MR. SNOW: Are you guys ready? Okay, just for beginning, we’re very happy that the House passed a budget last night, especially on the heels of the President being able to sign a tax extension yesterday. We look forward to working with the House … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Tony Snow