The President’s News Conference

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George Bush

The President. We began this administration by saying that the day of the dictator is over. And now restless millions have spoken and have elected, or prepare to elect, new governments — their governments. As long as we live, the images of this revolution, the Revolution of ’89, will always be with us: a playwright … Continue reading The President’s News Conference

The President’s News Conference Following Discussions With Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu of Japan in Palm Springs, California

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George Bush

Japan-U.S. Trade Q. Mr. President, are you satisfied that the Prime Minister has given a sufficient political commitment to break the impasse in trade talks? And did he offer any trade concessions? The President. You heard his statement, which I thought was very good. And all I can tell you is we had perhaps the … Continue reading The President’s News Conference Following Discussions With Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu of Japan in Palm Springs, California

Joint News Conference Following Discussions With Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany

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George Bush

The President. Barbara and I met on February 24th and 25th here at Camp David with Helmut Kohl, the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, and his wife, Hannelore. And we were just delighted to have them here. The Chancellor and I had an opportunity to talk at length about recent political developments in … Continue reading Joint News Conference Following Discussions With Chancellor Helmut Kohl of the Federal Republic of Germany

Joint News Conference Following the Drug Summit in Cartagena, Colombia

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George Bush

President Barco Vargas of Colombia. The multilateral agreement we have just signed opened a new era in this struggle against drugs. It is the first time that we developed a common scheme for common action. In — [inaudible] — we have agreed upon a very clearcut goal to be followed, and it has been agreed … Continue reading Joint News Conference Following the Drug Summit in Cartagena, Colombia

The President’s News Conference Following the Drug Summit in Cartagena, Colombia

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George Bush

The President. We depart Cartagena having forged an unprecedented alliance against the drug trade. This afternoon, my colleagues, President Barco [of Colombia] and President Garcia [of Peru], President Paz Zamora [of Bolivia], and I signed the Document of Cartagena which sets forth the principles of this alliance. In signing the document we’ve committed ourselves to … Continue reading The President’s News Conference Following the Drug Summit in Cartagena, Colombia

The President’s News Conference

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George Bush

The President. Good afternoon. Well, this has been an extraordinary and positive week in East-West relations. In the Soviet Union, progress was made at the Central Committee plenum on moving the Soviet political system toward pluralism and genuine respect for the views of the Soviet electorate. I commend this development, which demonstrates once again why … Continue reading The President’s News Conference

The President’s News Conference

Spoken by

George Bush

The President. Two subjects I’d like to address myself to: First, I want to acknowledge the vote in the Senate upholding my veto this afternoon and reaffirming our commitment to Chinese students in this country, as well as the goal of improving relations with China. No Chinese student in this country is going to be … Continue reading The President’s News Conference

The President’s News Conference

Spoken by

George Bush

The President. Good morning, good morning. Well, as you know, I’ll soon present my budget to the Congress. And as I prepare to do so, it strikes me that our nation faces challenges on many fronts, so let’s give each the attention it deserves. Tomorrow I’m going to announce the second phase of our strategy … Continue reading The President’s News Conference

The President’s News Conference

Spoken by

George Bush

The President. This morning I met with the Attorney General, Dick Thornburgh, to discuss the legal process related to the prosecution of General Noriega. We are committed to a fair trial and to providing all the protections guaranteed by the United States Constitution and laws. The Attorney General assures me that our case is strong, … Continue reading The President’s News Conference