Bush: Another speech to boost case for Iraq war. Condi Rice in Chicago for Iraq speech. Durbin poised to react.

SHARE Bush: Another speech to boost case for Iraq war. Condi Rice in Chicago for Iraq speech. Durbin poised to react.
SHARE Bush: Another speech to boost case for Iraq war. Condi Rice in Chicago for Iraq speech. Durbin poised to react.

This morning, President Bush heads to the Rose Garden to make a statement on the Global War on Terror scheduled for 8:05 a.m. Chicago time.

Bush continues a coordinated White House blitz to bolster his case for the Iraq war. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice delivers a speech on the Iraq war before The Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, 12:15 p.m. Chicago time at Hilton Chicago.

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is scheduled to react to Rice’s speech at 2 p.m.

White House release, followed by Durbin release

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

______________________________________________________________________________

For Immediate Release April 18, 2006

PRESS SCHEDULE OF THE PRESIDENT FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2006

Intown Travel Pool

Wires: AP, Reuters, Bloomberg

Wire Photos: AP, Reuters, AFP

TV Corr & Crew: CNN

Print: Copley News

Radio: NPR

Magazine Photo: Time

Independent Pool: AP

8:00 am INTOWN TRAVEL POOL gathers in the Brady Briefing Room

EDT

9:05 am THE PRESIDENT makes a Statement on the Global War on Terror

Rose Garden, The White House

POOL COVERAGE

(Pre-set: 8:20 am; final call 8:50 am)

9:35 am THE PRESIDENT departs The White House via Marine One

South Lawn, The White House

OPEN PRESS

(Pre-set: 8:20 am)

11:20 am THE PRESIDENT participates in a Demonstration of Nanotechnology Research

CDT Tuskegee University | Tuskegee, Alabama

POOL COVERAGE

11:55 am THE PRESIDENT makes Remarks on the American

Competitiveness Initiative

Tuskegee University | Tuskegee, Alabama

OPEN PRESS

5:15 pm THE PRESIDENT departs Andrews Air Force Base en route The White House

EDT INTOWN TRAVEL POOL accompanies in motorcade

Note: INTOWN TRAVEL POOL departs West Executive Avenue at 3:45 pm en route Andrews Air Force Base

5:35 pm THE PRESIDENT arrives The White House

Briefing Schedule:

There will be no gaggle and no briefing

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*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****

CHICAGO U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) will react to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rices speech on Iraq.

DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19

TIME: 2:00 PM

LOCATION: Union League Club

Room 800

65 W. Jackson

Chicago, IL

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