Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

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Mess Hall Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California 12:11 P.M. PDT MR. McCLELLAN: Good afternoon to everybody. Hope you all enjoyed the church service. The President this morning, following his bike ride, when he was back at the hotel, placed calls to the President, the Speaker and the Prime Minister-designate in Iraq. … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

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Aboard Air Force One En Route Moffett Federal Airfield, California 1:55 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right, good morning, everybody, or good afternoon. It’s morning, I guess, in California — the radio address the President taped before we left. It will be on important priorities that Congress needs to act on when they get back, … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

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Aboard Air Force One En Route Montgomery, Alabama 11:11 A.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right, good morning, everybody. The President had his usual briefings this morning. Then he had breakfast with the four Governors who had just returned from their trip to Iraq and Afghanistan, I believe Pakistan, as well. You all heard the remarks … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:53 P.M. EDT MR. MCCLELLAN: Good afternoon, everyone. The President looks forward to going to Parkland Magnet School in Rockville, Maryland, here. He’ll be leaving momentarily. This is a school that offers students a strong curriculum in math and science classes. It is a school that is setting a strong … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:42 P.M. EDT MR. MCCLELLAN: Before I go to questions, I want to begin with one statement. We condemn the terrorist attack today in Tel Aviv in the strongest possible terms. It is a despicable act of terrorism for which no excuse or justification is possible. We express our condolences … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:03 P.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: Good afternoon, everyone. I just want to take one brief moment to use this opportunity to talk about Andy Card, who is in his last week here at the White House, after having served the President and the American people for more than five years. … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 1:05 P.M. EDT MR. MCCLELLAN: Good afternoon, everyone. The President looks forward to, here shortly, going to Annandale, Virginia, and participating in another conversation on Medicare. We continue the remind seniors that the open enrollment period ends on May 15th. We are pleased by the response so far. We now … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

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Aboard Air Force One En Route Columbia, Missouri 11:32 A.M. EDT MR. McCLELLAN: All right, good morning. Let me, first, run through the President’s day, and then I’ve got our CMS Administrator here, and he’ll talk to you a little bit about where we are in terms of the Medicare enrollment efforts and the new … Continue reading Press Gaggle by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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12:44 P.M. EDT MR. MCCLELLAN: Good afternoon, everyone. Let me begin by talking about Medicare and some of our efforts that we’ve got going on this week and this month. May 15th is the open enrollment deadline for seniors to sign up for the new prescription drug benefit. We’re continuing to step up our efforts … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

Press Briefing by Scott McClellan

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James S. Brady Briefing Room 12:54 P.M. EDT MR. MCCLELLAN: Good afternoon, everyone. Happy Friday. I want to begin by talking about two important issues. First, the economy, and then immigration and then I’ll be glad to go to your questions. The latest employment report came out this morning; it showed the latest job numbers … Continue reading Press Briefing by Scott McClellan