Executive Order 13488—Granting Reciprocity on Excepted Service and Federal Contractor Employee Fitness and Reinvestigating Individuals in Positions of Public Trust

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George W. Bush

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including sections 1104(a)(1), 3301, and 7301 of title 5, United States Code, and in order to simplify and streamline the system of Federal Government personnel investigative and adjudicative processes to make them more efficient and … Continue reading Executive Order 13488—Granting Reciprocity on Excepted Service and Federal Contractor Employee Fitness and Reinvestigating Individuals in Positions of Public Trust

Executive Order 13487—Establishment of a Temporary Organization To Facilitate United States Government Support for Afghanistan

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George W. Bush

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 202 of the Revised Statutes (22 U.S.C. 2656) and section 3161 of title 5, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment. There is established within the Department of … Continue reading Executive Order 13487—Establishment of a Temporary Organization To Facilitate United States Government Support for Afghanistan

Press Briefing by Deputy Press Secretary Tony Fratto

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George W. Bush

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 11:37 A.M. EST MR. FRATTO: Good morning, everyone. This is actually my last press briefing here, so this will be good fun. It’s a week of lasts. This is my last. I think just, before we start — I know I speak for Gordon and Scott in recognizing obviously … Continue reading Press Briefing by Deputy Press Secretary Tony Fratto

The President’s News Conference

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George W. Bush

The President. Thank you. Tapper [Jake Tapper, ABC News]. We have been through a lot together. As I look through the room, I see Jake, Mike [Mike Emanuel, FOX News], Herman [Ken Herman, Cox News], Ann Compton [ABC News]. Just seemed like yesterday that I was on the campaign trail, and you were analyzing my … Continue reading The President’s News Conference

Executive Order 13486—Strengthening Laboratory Biosecurity in the United States

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George W. Bush

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of the United States that facilities that possess biological select agents and toxins have appropriate security and personnel assurance practices to protect … Continue reading Executive Order 13486—Strengthening Laboratory Biosecurity in the United States

Executive Order 13484—Amending the Order of Succession Within the Department of Agriculture

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George W. Bush

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et seq., it is hereby ordered that Executive Order 13241 of December 18, 2001, as amended, is further amended as follows: Section 1. Section … Continue reading Executive Order 13484—Amending the Order of Succession Within the Department of Agriculture

Executive Order 13485—Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Transportation

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George W. Bush

By the authority vested in me as President under the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of 1998, 5 U.S.C. 3345 et seq., it is hereby ordered that: Section 1. Order of Succession. Subject to the provisions of section 2 of this order, the following … Continue reading Executive Order 13485—Providing an Order of Succession Within the Department of Transportation

Press Briefing by Deputy Press Secretary Scott Stanzel

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George W. Bush

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 10:22 A.M. EST MR. STANZEL: Good morning, everyone. Let me run through the President’s schedule and then I’ll go ahead and take your questions. Today the President is visiting with White House Communication Agency and White House Transportation Agency. He is currently at Bolling Air Force Base where he … Continue reading Press Briefing by Deputy Press Secretary Scott Stanzel

Press Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Scott Stanzel

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George W. Bush

Aboard Air Force OneEn Route Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 9:32 A.M. EST MR. STANZEL: I wanted to run through the schedule and we’ll see if we have any time for a couple questions here. The President is going to participate in a roundtable. No Child Left Behind — seven years ago, January 2002, was the signing of … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Scott Stanzel

Briefing by Teleconference with Jim Connaughton, Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality

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George W. Bush

Via Telephone 4:06 P.M. EST CHAIRMAN CONNAUGHTON: Good afternoon, everybody, this is Jim Connaughton, the Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality. I’m here today to brief you on an action the President is going to take tomorrow with respect to ocean conservation. So tomorrow afternoon the President is going to use his … Continue reading Briefing by Teleconference with Jim Connaughton, Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality