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

Executive Order 12701—Amending Executive Order No. 12334

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George Bush

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, and in order to amend Executive Order No. 12334, it is hereby ordered that the second sentence of section 1 of Executive Order No. 12334 shall be deleted and the following sentence inserted in lieu thereof: … Continue reading Executive Order 12701—Amending Executive Order No. 12334

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

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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

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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

Executive Order 12700—President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

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George Bush

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, and in order to establish, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended an advisory committee on science and technology, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment. There is … Continue reading Executive Order 12700—President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology

Executive Order 12699—Seismic Safety of Federal and Federally Assisted or Regulated New Building Construction

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George Bush

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, and in furtherance of the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977, as amended et seq.), which requires that Federal preparedness and mitigation activities are to include “development and promulgation of specifications, building standards, design criteria, and … Continue reading Executive Order 12699—Seismic Safety of Federal and Federally Assisted or Regulated New Building Construction

The President’s News Conference

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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