Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan and Julie Goon, Director of Medicare Outreach, HHS

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Aboard Air Force One En route Sarasota, Florida 10:05 A.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: Good morning, everybody. I brought Julie Goon back, she’s a senior advisor to Secretary Leavitt at HHS, to talk a little bit more about those who are in the low-income bracket who are qualified, are having the ability to enroll after May … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan and Julie Goon, Director of Medicare Outreach, HHS

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:48 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: (Applause.) Big turnout today. Something going on? Let me start with a preview of the President’s remarks tomorrow at Oklahoma State University. And then I will be glad to go to your questions. (Laughter.) I hear a little chuckle out there. (Laughter.) This is it … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:37 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: Good afternoon. How is everybody doing? I want to begin with one world leader call the President had mid-morning today. The President spoke with Prime Minister Badawi of Malaysia. The President called the Prime Minister to wish him well on his visit to Austin, Texas, … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan and Homeland Security Advisor Fran Townsend

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:35 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right, good afternoon, everyone. You should have our copies of the implementation plan for the pandemic influenza, and I’ve got our Homeland Security Advisor with me today, Fran Townsend, to give you an overview of that and then take your questions on it. And … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan and Homeland Security Advisor Fran Townsend

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:26 P.M. EDT MR. MCCLELLAN: Good afternoon. I have a couple of things I want to begin with. First of all, the deteriorating situation and human suffering in Darfur have been a high priority for the President. I mentioned to you all yesterday that Deputy Secretary Zoellick was headed back … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:18 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right. Good afternoon, everybody. Let me begin with a couple of comments on some more economic news that came out today. Personal income and personal consumption is up, according to today’s latest releases. Our economy is strong and continuing to really surge ahead. Coupled … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

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Aboard Air Force One En route New Orleans, Louisiana 11:21 A.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right, I’ve got our Federal Coordinator for Gulf Coast Recovery and Rebuilding here with us, Don Powell, as well as our Homeland Security Advisor, Fran Townsend. First, though, I want to kind of walk through the President’s day and talk … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:18 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: Good afternoon, everyone. I want to begin with tomorrow’s trip to the Gulf Coast. Let me just give you a little bit of a preview of the President’s visit. The President is looking forward to going back to the Gulf Coast region tomorrow. This week … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 1:02 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right, good afternoon, everybody. You heard the President talk earlier today about some short-term steps we’re taking to address high gas prices, as well as our efforts in the long run to address the root cause of high energy prices. This is something that … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

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Aboard Air Force One En Route Santa Ana, California 8:37 A.M. PDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right, good morning, everybody. Let me quickly go over the day, and then I’ve got one announcement on the schedule for you all. First of all, when we land, the President will be speaking on immigration reform, and he’ll be … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan