Timeline of the George H. W. Bush presidency

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The presidency of George H. W. Bush began on January 20, 1989 when George H. W. Bush was inaugurated as President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 1993.

1989[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 1 – President Bush sends Congress a report on the functions and purposes of the National Space Council.[13] President Bush announces the nomination of Kenneth Winston Starr for Solicitor General of the United States.[14]
  • February 2 – President Bush attends the National Prayer Breakfast taking place within the International Crystal Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the evening.[15] President Bush announces the nomination of Richard R. Burt for an Ambassador ranking while serving as United States Negotiator for Strategic Nuclear Arms.[16]
  • February 3 – President Bush delivers remarks on the saving and loan crisis during a morning appearance in the Cabinet Room.[17] Robert A. Mosbacher is sworn in as the 28th United States Secretary of Commerce in the Malcolm Baldrige Great Hall at the Department of Commerce during the morning.[18] President Bush attends a luncheon for business leaders in the East Room during the afternoon.[19]
  • February 4 – The White House releases a statement on the request of Louis Sullivan to have "the executive committee of the board of the Morehouse School of Medicine to grant him an unpaid leave of absence as a professor of medicine."[20]
  • February 6Carla Anderson Hills is sworn in as the 10th United States Trade Representative in the Indian Treaty Room during the afternoon.[21]
  • February 7 – Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater says President Bush has "decided against intervening in the proposed acquisition of Monsanto Electronic Materials Company (MEMC) by Huels AG of West Germany."[22] President Bush signs H.J. Res. 129, rescinding proposed pay increases for members of Congress, officials within the executive branch, and federal judges.[23]
  • February 8Manuel Lujan, Jr. is sworn in as the 46th United States Secretary of the Interior in the Department of the Interior auditorium during the morning.[24] William K. Reilly is sworn in as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency at Waterside Mall during the morning.[25] In a statement, President Bush announces that he will receive advising from the Economic Policy Council and the Domestic Policy Council "in the formulation, coordination, and implementation of economic and domestic policy."[26]
  • February 9 – President Bush delivers an address to a joint session of Congress outlining the agenda of the administration during an evening appearance in the House Chamber of the Capitol.[27]
  • February 10 – President Bush meets with Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney in the latter's residence. The two leaders later answer questions from reporters on acid rain, the American economy, agriculture, the environment, Canadian steel exports, and relations between the East and West during the afternoon.[28]
  • February 13 – President Bush addresses the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire in the Armory at the Center of New Hampshire Holiday Inn in Manchester, New Hampshire during the morning.[29] Jack Kemp is sworn in as the 9th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the cafeteria at the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the afternoon.[30]
  • February 14 – President Bush announces the nomination of Roy M. Goodman for membership on the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation.[31]
  • February 15 – President Bush addresses the South Carolina State Legislature in the house chamber of the State capitol in Columbia, South Carolina during the morning.[32] President Bush announces the nomination of Richard J. Kerr for Deputy Director of Central Intelligence.[33] President Bush announces the appointment of Francis S.M. Hodsoll as Executive Associate Director of the Office of Management and Budget and Chief Financial Officer.[34]
  • February 16Clayton Yeutter is sworn in as the 23rd United States Secretary of Agriculture on the patio at the Department of Agriculture during the morning.[35]
  • February 17 – President Bush delivers an address to students at Washington University at the university field house in St. Louis, Missouri during the morning.[36] President Bush announces the nominations of Elaine Chao for Deputy Secretary of Transportation,[37] and Sidney Linn Williams for Deputy United States Trade Representative.[38]
  • February 21 – President Bush announces the appointment of William L. Roper for Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and Director of the White House Office of Policy Development.[39]
  • February 22 – President Bush announces the nomination of Robert R. Glauber for Under Secretary of the Treasury.[40]
  • February 24 – President Bush holds his fourth news conference at the residence of the American Ambassador in Tokyo during the evening. President Bush answers questions on the Tower designation, and his physical health.[41]
  • February 26 – President Bush gives a speech during the morning prayer services at Chongmenwen Christian Church reflecting on the changes since his last visit to Beijing.[42] President Bush addresses American Embassy employees on his schedule in Beijing during the afternoon.[43]
  • February 27 – President Bush delivers an address to the National Assembly in the National Assembly Hall in Seoul during the afternoon. The speech is first major address of his to take place in foreign country since his inauguration.[44]
  • February 28 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the bookstore bombings, human rights, and the Tower nomination in the Cabinet Room during the afternoon.[45] President Bush announces the nominations of Constance Horner for Under Secretary of Health and Human Services,[46] Mary Sheila Gall for Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Human Development Services),[47] and Douglas P. Mulholland for Assistant Secretary of State (Intelligence and Research).[48]

March[edit]

  • March 1 – President Bush addresses members of the Small Business Legislative Council in the East Room during the afternoon.[49] President Bush announces the appointment of Mark Albrecht for the Director of the staff of the National Space Council.[50]
  • March 2 – President Bush attends a reception for the participants in the National Endowment for the Humanities Teacher-Scholar Program in the East Room during the afternoon.[51] President Bush announces the nomination of William Pelham Barr to be an Assistant Attorney General (Office of Legal Counsel).[52]
  • March 3 – President Bush says the administration is formulating a drug plan and expresses the view that Americans not interested in seeing drugs flow into the United States while in the Oval Office during the afternoon.[53] President Bush addresses the winners of the Westinghouse Science Talent Search during an afternoon appearance at the National Academy of Sciences Building.[54]
  • March 6 – President Bush attends the Annual Conference of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in the Sheraton Ballroom at the Sheraton Washington Hotel during the morning.[55] President Bush announces the nominations of Anthony Joseph Principi to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs at the Veterans Administration,[56] and Gerald L. Olson for Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Legislative Affairs).[57]
  • March 7 – President Bush addresses members of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in the Dining Room at the Department of State during the evening.[58]
  • March 9James D. Watkins is sworn in as the 6th United States Secretary of Energy in the cafeteria at the Department of Energy during the morning.[59]
  • March 10Louis W. Sullivan is sworn in as the 17th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Great Hall at the Department of Health and Human Services during the morning.[60] President Bush delivers an address to the National Conference of State Legislators at a briefing in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[61] President Bush holds his seventh news conference in the Briefing Room during the afternoon. President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Tower nomination, the Cheney designation, the Strategic Defense Initiative, and defense budget as well as policy.[62] President Bush announces the nomination of Michael Hayden Armacost for United States Ambassador to Japan.[63]
  • March 13 – President Bush delivers an address to National Association of Attorneys General members in the Roosevelt Room during the morning.[64] William J. Bennett is sworn in as Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office building during the morning.[65]
  • March 14 – President Bush gives a speech to Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith members at a briefing in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[66]
  • March 15Ed Derwinski is sworn in as the 1st United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the South Lawn during the afternoon.[67]
  • March 16 – President Bush attends a Forum Club-hosted luncheon at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston during the afternoon.[68] President Bush attends the Junior Achievement National Business Hall of Fame Dinner in the ballroom of the International Center during the evening.[69] President Bush announces the nomination of Gilbert E. Carmichael for Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration.[70]
  • March 17 – President Bush holds his eighth news conference aboard Air Force One. President Bush answers questions from reporters on FSX, terrorism, gun control, American hostages in Lebanon, inflation, aid to the Contras, his personal schedule, his visit to Cheyenne Mountain High School, his dog, and his press conferences.[71] President Bush announces the nomination of Kate Leader Moore for Assistant Secretary of Transportation (Budget and Programs).[72]
  • March 20Thomas R. Pickering is sworn in as the 18th United States Ambassador to the United Nations in the Roosevelt Room during the morning.[73] In a morning appearance in the Indian Treaty Room of the Old Executive Office building, President Bush answers questions from the State Legislators Working Group on his literacy efforts, gubernatorial elections, family issues, gun control, the War on Drugs, and minority participation of the Republican Party.[74] President Bush announces the nomination of Julius L. Katz for Deputy United States Trade Representative.[75]
  • March 21Dick Cheney is sworn in as the 17th United States Secretary of Defense in the Center Courtyard of the Pentagon during the afternoon.[76] President Bush announces the nomination of Janice Obuchowski for Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information.[77]
  • March 22 – President Bush delivers an address to students at Conestoga Valley High School in the school gymnasium during the morning.[78]
  • March 24 – President Bush holds his ninth news conference in the Briefing Room during the morning. President Bush addresses the Central America accord.[79] President Bush gives a speech to the crew of the Space Shuttle Discovery in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[80] President Bush announces the nomination of William H. Taft IV for the U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.[81]
  • March 27 – President Bush announces the nominations of William G. Rosenberg for Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency for Air and Radiation,[82] Alfred A. DelliBovi for Under Secretary of Housing and Urban Development,[83] and John C. Weicher for Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Policy Development and Research.[84]
  • March 28 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Alaskan oil spill, the bipartisan accord on Central America, and the collaborative jet fighter of the United States and Japan during a morning Oval Office appearance.[85] President Bush makes an appearance at James Madison High School during the morning, answering questions on his dog, schedule, regional conflicts, pay raises in the legislative and judicial branches, the War on Drugs, education, Easter, terrorism, aviation safety, and volunteerism during the morning.[86]
  • March 29 – The press office of First Lady Barbara Bush announces that she has been found to have Graves' disease.[87] The White House announces that President Bush plans to nominate Wayne Budd for U.S. Attorney in Massachusetts.[88]
  • March 30 – Bush administration officials report that the cleanup of the oil-ridden Prince William Sound was hampered by a "slow start" in addition to confirming that President Bush has ruled out the federal government's participation in the effort, citing it as counterproductive.[89]

April[edit]

  • April 1 – According to a statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater, President Bush meets with President of Venezuela Carlos Andrés Pérez over the debt situation in the latter's country. President Bush states his support for the reforms being carried out by the Venezuelan government.[90]
  • April 3 – President Bush meets with representatives for the family members of the victims in Pan Am Flight 103 for an hour during the morning.[91] President Bush and President of Egypt Mohammed Hosni Mubarak make a joint appearance in the Rose Garden during the afternoon.[92] President Bush announces the nomination of Alan Charles Raul for General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture.[93]
  • April 4 – President Bush attends a White House briefing for members of the American Business Conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the afternoon.[94] President Bush attends a state dinner for the President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak in the State Dining Room during the evening.[95] President Bush announces the nomination of Delos Cy Jamison for Director of the Bureau of Land Management at the Department of the Interior.[96]
  • April 5 – President Bush transmits Educational Excellence Act of 1989 to Congress in a message in which he calls for it to be enacted.[97] President Bush attends a presentation ceremony for the National Teacher of the Year Award in the Rose Garden during the morning.[98]
  • April 6 – President Bush attends a dinner honoring Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Shamir in the State Dining Room during the evening.[99] President Bush announces the appointment of Mary McClure for Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs.[100]
  • April 7 – President Bush holds his tenth news conference in the Briefing Room during the morning. President Bush answers questions from reporters on minimum and training wages, oil drilling and exploratinon, the Polish Roundtable Accords, the peace process in the Middle East, the Alaskan oil spill, Iran arms, and the Iran-Contra affair.[101]
  • April 10 – President Bush signs the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the afternoon. The law is said by President Bush to be instrumental in "strengthening the protections and procedural rights available to those Federal employees who report misdeeds and mismanagement."[102] President Bush announces the nomination of Diane Kay Morales for Assistant Secretary of Energy (Environment, Safety and Health).[103]
  • April 11 – President Bush attends a presentation ceremony for the President's Volunteer Action Awards in the East Room during the afternoon.[104] President Bush announces the continuation of Eugene J. McAllister in the position of Assistant Secretary of State (Economic and Business Affairs) at the Department of State.[105]
  • April 12 – President Bush delivers remarks congratulating the University of Michigan Wolverines over the team's victory in the NCAA Basketball Championship in the Rose Garden during the morning.[106] President Bush announces the nomination of Richard H. Truly for Administrator and Deputy Administrator of NASA in the Roosevelt Room during the afternoon.[107] President Bush announces the nomination of James R. Thompson, Jr. for Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.[108]
  • April 17 – President Bush delivers an address at Hamtramck City Hall in Hamtramck, Michigan during the morning.[109]
  • April 18 – President Bush attends he National Conference of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL – CIO in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton Hotel during the morning.[110] In the afternoon, President Bush speaks during the Farm Radio Broadcast in answering questions on the subjects of agriculture budget and exports, drought relief, and Agriculture Secretary Yeutter.[111] Invoking his predecessor Franklin D. Roosevelt, President Bush signs legislation implementing the bipartisan accord on Central America in the Rose Garden during the afternoon.[112] President Bush transmits "five revised deferrals of budget authority now totaling 9,663,811" in a message to Congress.[113]
  • April 19 – President Bush announces the nomination of Morton Isaac Abramowitz for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Turkey.[114]
  • April 20 – President Bush delivers remarks congratulating the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers over the their victory in the NCAA Basketball Championship during the morning.[115] President Bush and Vice President Quayle deliver remarks in the Vice President's office in the Old Executive Office Building prior to President Bush signing the legislation establishing the National Space Council during the afternoon.[116] President Bush announces the nomination of D. Allan Bromley for Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.[117]
  • April 21 – President Bush signs a proclamation declaring the upcoming May 1 as "Law Day, 1989" during a morning appearance in the Roosevelt Room.[118] President Bush designates James J. Carey for Acting Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.[119]
  • April 24 – President Bush attends a memorial service for the victims of the USS Iowa turret explosion in Hangar LP – 2 at the Norfolk Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Virginia during the morning.[120] President Bush attends a luncheon of the Associated Press Business in the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago during the afternoon.[121] President Bush attends the dedication ceremony for the Centennial Grove in the Great Hall of the State capitol of Bismarck, North Dakota during the afternoon.[122]
  • April 25 – President Bush delivers an address to employees of Ford Aerospace Space Systems in the facility's cafeteria courtyard in Palo Alto, California during the morning.[123] President Bush gives a speech to officers outside of the main house at Rancho del Rio during the afternoon.[124] President Bush announces the nomination of Richard L. Armitage for United States Secretary of the Army.[125]
  • April 26 – President Bush delivers a speech to the Texas State Legislature in the house chamber of the State Capitol in Austin during the afternoon.[126]
  • April 27 – President Bush attends a dedication ceremony for the Michael Bilirakis Alzheimer's Center while in the courtyard of St. Mark Village in Palm Harbor, Florida during the afternoon.[127]
  • April 28 – President Bush delivers an address to the American Legislative Exchange Council during a morning briefing in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[128] President Bush holds his eleventh news conference in the Briefing Room during the afternoon. President Bush announces that "Governments of the United States and Japan have reached understandings that will allow us to proceed with joint development of the FSX fighter aircraft. I'm ready to submit the FSX agreement to Congress for its review."[129]
  • April 30 – President Bush attends the bicentennial celebration of the first inauguration of George Washington outside of Federal Hall during the afternoon.[130]

May[edit]

  • May 1 – President Bush delivers an address to the United States Chamber of Commerce at DAR Constitution Hall during the morning.[131] Susan S. Engeleiter is sworn in as the 16th Administrator of the Small Business Administration in the Roosevelt Room during the morning.[132] President Bush announces the nomination of Donald B. Rice for United States Secretary of the Air Force.[133]
  • May 2 – President Bush addresses the Council of the Americas in the main auditorium at the Department of State during the morning.[134] President Bush announces the nomination of David J. Gribbin III for Assistant Secretary of Defense (Legislative Affairs).[135] President Bush announces the reappointment of Zvi Kestenbaum for membership on the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad.[136]
  • May 3 – President Bush announces the nomination of Sean Charles O'Keefe for Comptroller of the Department of Defense.[137] President Bush transmits the European Economic Community-United States Fishing Agreement in a message to both chambers of Congress.[138] Defense Secretary Cheney tells the Senate Armed Services Committee that President Bush and himself "do not perceive a significant difference in terms of our views of the situation with respect to the Soviet Union."[139]
  • May 4 – President Bush attends the National Prayer Breakfast in the State Dining Room during the evening.[140] President Bush announces the nomination of Reggie B. Walton for Associate Director for National Drug Control Policy (Bureau of State and Local Affairs).[141]
  • May 5 – President Bush attends a celebration for Cinco de Mayo in the East Room during the afternoon.[142]
  • May 8 – President Bush announces the nomination of Julia Chang Bloch for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Nepal.[143]
  • May 9 – President Bush attends a question and answer session in the Shiloh Child Development Center during the morning.[144]
  • May 11 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Panama situation during an afternoon appearance in the Briefing Room.[145] President Bush announces the nomination of James Franklin Rill for Assistant Attorney General (Antitrust Division) in the Department of Justice.[146]
  • May 12 – President Bush announces the nomination of Jerry M. Hunter for General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.[147]
  • May 13 – President Bush delivers an address at the commencement ceremony at Mississippi State University in the Thurman field during the afternoon.[148] President Bush attends a fundraising reception for Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell in the reception tent at Lane's End Farm in Lexington, Virginia during the evening.[149]
  • May 15 – President Bush attends a Memorial Day ceremony for the National Peace Officers at the West Front of the Capitol during the afternoon.[150]
  • May 17 – President Bush delivers an address to American Retail Federation members in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning.[151] President Bush signs a bill reauthorizing the Martin Luther King, Jr. Federal Holiday Commission in the East Room during the afternoon.[152] President Bush announces the nomination of Antonio Lopez for Associate Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (National Preparedness Directorate).[153] President Bush announces the continuation of the tenure of Charles E.M. Kolb as Deputy Under Secretary of Education for Planning, Budget, and Evaluation.[154]
  • May 18 – President Bush holds a discussion with teachers at Wilson Magnet High School in the school's library during the morning.[155] President Bush makes additional remarks to students at Wilson Magnet in the gymnasium.[156] President Bush delivers an address to Brainpower Coalition supporters in Building One of the Elmgrove Eastman Kodak facility during the afternoon.[157]
  • May 21 – President Bush attends the commencement ceremony for Boston University at Dickerson Field during the afternoon.[158]
  • May 22 – President Bush attends a White House dinner in honor of American governors in the State Dining Room during the evening.[159] President Bush announces the nomination of Thomas Joseph Murrin for Deputy Secretary of Commerce.[160]
  • May 24 – President Bush attends the commencement ceremony for United States Coast Guard Academy on Nitchman Field in New London, Connecticut at the Academy during the afternoon.[161]
  • May 25 – President Bush announces the nominations of Edward Joseph Perkins for Director General of the Foreign Service at the Department of State,[162] and Fred T. Goldberg, Jr. for Commissioner of Internal Revenue at the Department of the Treasury.[163]
  • May 28 – President Bush attends a Memorial Day ceremony at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery in Nettuno, Italy during the morning.[164]
  • May 30 – President Bush attends a dinner hosted by Chancellor of Germany Helmut Kohl in the dining room at the Redoute Castle during the evening.[165]
  • May 31 – President Bush delivers remarks to employees of the American embassy and their families during a morning appearance at the residence of Rita Suessmuth.[166] President Bush releases a statement responding to the resignation of House Speaker Jim Wright, lauding Wright in both his character and career as well as wishing him well in his future endeavors.[167]

June[edit]

  • June 1 – President Bush addresses employees of the American Embassy and their families at the residence of the American ambassador in London during the afternoon.[168] President Bush attends a dinner hosted by Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Margaret Thatcher at 10 Downing Street in London during the evening.[169] President Bush announces the nomination of Shirley Temple Black for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic.[170] President Bush announces the continued service of Michael Ussery in the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Morocco.[171]
  • June 2 – President Bush arrives at Pease Air Force Base in Portsmouth, New Hampshire during the afternoon. He delivers remarks there about American foreign allies, anniversaries, and his views.[172]
  • June 4 – The White House releases a statement on the death of Ayatollah Khomeini, stating that it is their hope that with his passing, "Iran will now move toward assuming a responsible role in the international community."[173]
  • June 5 – President Bush holds his fourteenth news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House during the morning. President Bush answers questions from reporters on student demonstrations in China, Iran, and elections in Poland.[174] President Bush attends the annual meeting of the Business Roundtable in the Capitol Ballroom of the J.W. Marriott Hotel during the evening.[175]
  • June 6 – President Bush releases a statement on the forty-fifth anniversary of D-Day reflecting on the event and notes what he calls the successes of allied unity from the previous week.[176] In a statement, President Bush praises the free elections in Poland as signs toward an increase in democracy within the country.[177] President Bush announces the nominations of Sherrie Sandy Rollins for Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Public Affairs),[178] and Roy M. Goodman for membership on the National Council on the Arts.[179] President Bush attends the welcoming ceremony for Prime Minister of Pakistan Benazir Bhutto in the South Portico during the morning.[180]
  • June 7 – President Bush announces the nomination of Michael R. Deland for membership on the Council on Environmental Quality.[181]
  • June 8 – President Bush delivers an address to Ducks Unlimited members at the Sixth International Waterfowl Symposium of the Arlington Ballroom in Arlington during the afternoon.[182] President Bush announces the nomination of Debra Russell Bowland for Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the Department of Labor.[183]
  • June 9 – President Bush announces the nomination of Thomas Patrick Melady for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Holy See.[184]
  • June 13 – President Bush delivers a speech at University of Nebraska in the Bob Devaney Sports Center on the campus of the university during the afternoon.[185] President Bush announces the nominations of Stella Garcia Guerra to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (Territorial and International Affairs),[186] and John F. Turner for Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service at the Department of the Interior.[187]
  • June 14 – President Bush announces the continuation of Richard Schifter in his tenure as Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs.[188]
  • June 15 – President Bush delivers an address to law enforcement officers in the Federal Training Center in the Steed Building in Glynco, Georgia during the morning.[189] President Bush attends the reception held for participants in the Very Special Arts International Festival on the South Portico during the afternoon.[190]
  • June 16 – President Bush announces the nomination of Stephen John Hadley to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (International Security Policy).[191]
  • June 19 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Drug-Free Schools Awards in the Rose Garden during the morning.[192]
  • June 20 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Presidential Scholars Awards in the Rose Garden during the morning.[193]
  • June 21 – President Bush announces the Youth Engaged in Service to America Initiative on the South Lawn during the morning.[194] President Bush announces the nomination of John J. Easton, Jr., to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (International Affairs and Energy Emergencies).[195]
  • June 22 – President Bush speaks with Covenant House residents during the morning.[196]

July[edit]

  • July 3 – President Bush releases a statement responding to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, noting his favor of the court's choice but also conceding that the issue was one that would "stir strong feelings."[197]
  • July 4 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement on former President Reagan being examined after a riding accident in Mexico and President Bush's knowledge of the incident.[198]
  • July 5 – President Bush releases a statement in response to the Media Advertising Partnership for a Drug-Free America increasing its efforts in combating the usage of illegal drugs with its pledge to for an increase in donation advertising to $1,000,000.[199] President Bush announces the nomination of Linda M. Combs for Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (Management).[200]
  • July 6 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom in the East Room during the morning.[201] President Bush announces the nomination of Eric M. Javits for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Venezuela.[202]
  • July 7 – President Bush announces the nomination of Arthur W. Fort for the position of Assistant Secretary of State (Administration).[203]
  • July 10 – President Bush delivers an address to Polish National Assembly in the main chamber of the Parliament Building during the afternoon.[204]
  • July 11 – Secretary of Defense Cheney pledges an increase of civilian oversight in the purchasing of arms as well as trimming the people involved in purchasing decisions by thousands.[205]
  • July 13 – The Senate approves immigration legislation sponsored by Senators Alan Simpson and Ted Kennedy that creates categories that rank immigrants by their education and work experience. The Senate rejects bestowing more points to immigrants who speak English under the legislation.[206]
  • July 14 – Bush administration officials say the administration is preparing the offer of compensation for the families of the victims in the Iranian airliner that were shot down by the US Navy.[207] In an 81 to 10 vote, the Senate approves the imposing of economic sanctions on China.[208]
  • July 16 – President Bush reports the Soviet economy as being worse than that of its western counterparts during a news conference.[209]
  • July 18 – President Bush addresses the novel Whose Broad Stripes and Bright Stars: The Trivial Pursuit of the Presidency, 1988 for the claim that Vice President Quayle was a lightweight during the campaign, stating his offense and citing Quayle's trips to Latin America as proof of his worth.[210]
  • July 19 – President Bush releases a statement on the elections in Nicaragua reflecting on the activities of the Sandinistas and outlining the goals the US has toward Nicaragua.[211] President Bush announces the nomination of Nicolas Miklos Salgo for the position of Ambassador during his tenure as the Special Negotiator for Property Issues.[212]
  • July 21 – President Bush announces the nomination of Charles Warren Hostler for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the State of Bahrain.[213]
  • July 25 – President Bush announces a plan phasing out American steel quotas over the next two and a half years.[214]
  • July 26Fidel Castro says President Bush's trips to Poland and Hungry were "to encourage capitalist trends that have developed there and political problems that have come up there." The comments come during a speech Castro gave to commemorate the thirty-sixth anniversary of the start of the Cuban Revolution.[215]
  • July 28 – President Bush endorses Senator Pete Wilson for Governor of California in the state's gubernatorial election.[216]
  • July 30 – Secretary of State Baker asserts the US is opposed to the Khmer Rouge having any role in a possible Cambodian government while at an international conference.[217]

August[edit]

  • August 1 – President Bush attends a White House barbecue with members of Congress on the South Lawn during the evening.[218] President Bush announces the nomination of Jonathan Moore for the position of Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations.[219] In a statement, President Bush announces the United States "will provide additional support for the Polish people and the democratization process" during the 1990 fiscal year.[220]
  • August 2 – President Bush addresses the hostage situation in Lebanon while speaking to reporters in the Oval Office during the afternoon.[221] Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement announcing that the Bush administration had come to "a consensus with key Senators from both parties on legislation that would expand the reach of this country's civil rights laws to include disabled Americans."[222] President Bush announces the nomination of Stephen Read Hanmer, Jr. for Deputy Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency.[223]
  • August 3 – In a letter to congressional leadership, President Bush notes his repeated urging of "Congress to act on legislation to resolve the crisis in the savings and loan industry" and reaffirms his commitment to finding a bipartisan solution.[224]
  • August 7 – President Bush attends a ceremony commemorating the bicentennial of the United States Department of War on Sommerall Field at Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia during the morning.[225] President Bush attends the Boy Scout National Jamboree in Bowling Green, Virginia where he delivers a speech recounting the first time he fished as a child.[226]
  • August 8 – President Bush addresses the National Urban League Conference at the Washington Convention Center during the afternoon.[227]
  • August 9 – President Bush signs the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 into law during a morning appearance in the Rose Garden. President Bush says the legislation will address the issues of the savings and loan industry and "safeguard and stabilize America's financial system and put in place permanent reforms so these problems will never happen again."[228] President Bush announces the continuation of John J. Welch, Jr. in his position as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition).[229] President Bush signs H.J. Res. 281 into law. The joint resolution prohibits oil, gas, and mineral activities from taking place within the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary.[230]
  • August 10 – President Bush announces the nomination of Colin Powell for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during an afternoon joint appearance with Powell in the Rose Garden.[231] President Bush releases a statement urging Americans to pray for the Lebanon hostages during the Sunday services some will attend over the upcoming weekend.[232]
  • August 11 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement confirming the education summit with American governors will be held from September 27–28 in Virginia.[233]
  • August 12 – President Bush releases a statement on the twenty-eighth anniversary of the Berlin Wall being erected stating the anniversary has created "renewed determination to overcome the division of Berlin and of Europe" and that the US is committed to assisting Berlin with gaining freedom and prosperity.[234]
  • August 13 – President Bush issues a statement on the plane crash death of Mickey Leland expressing his disappointment with no survivors being found aboard the aircraft and his condolences for Leland's family.[235]
  • August 14 – President Bush signs the Disaster Assistance Act of 1989 in the Roosevelt Room shortly before noon. Bush states that the legislation will provide relief with payments to compensate farmers affected by natural disasters.[236] President Bush announces the nomination of Richard C. Breeden for membership on the Securities and Exchange Commission.[237]
  • August 15 – President Bush announces the nomination of James R. Locher III for Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict).[238]
  • August 16 – President Bush attends a fundraiser luncheon for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in the ballroom at the Omni International Hotel in Miami, Florida during the afternoon.[239]

September[edit]

  • September 18 – President Bush attends the Montana Centennial Celebration on the state capitol grounds. The speech delivered by the president reflects on the history of Montana and the advancements made in the state in the field of environmental policy.[240]
  • September 18 – President Bush delivers an address to the Five-State Legislators Conference in Helena, Montana in the house chamber of the state capitol.[241]
  • September 18 – President Bush holds his twenty-fourth news conference in the House of Representatives chamber of the Montana statehouse, answering questions from reporters on the subjects of Soviet Jews, wilderness areas, the Strategic Defense Initiative, arms control, the usage of American troops in the drug war, the War on Drugs, terrorism, trade between the Soviets and the United States, German reunification, federal role in education, Yasser Arafat's visa request, the role of the federal government in education, the drug war in Columbia, the summit meeting between the Soviet Union and the US, and racial tensions.[242]
  • September 18 – President Bush announces the nomination of Richard H. Melton for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federative Republic of Brazil.[243]
  • September 18 – President Bush announces the appointment of Christine D. Reed for membership on the Board of Directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association.[244]
  • September 19 – President Bush attends the Washington Centennial Celebration in Riverfront Park. In his remarks, President Bush reflects on the history of the state and the changes made to the US in his first eight months as president.[245]
  • September 25 – President Bush announces the appointment of Robert J. Portman for Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs.[246]
  • September 26 – President Bush announces the nomination of Edwin G. Foulke, Jr. for membership on the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.[247]
  • September 26 – In an afternoon Oval Office appearance, President Bush answers questions on capital gains taxes, chemical weapons, and the Education Summit.[248]
  • September 26 – President Bush transmits the Comprehensive Campaign Finance Reform Act of 1989, which he calls a representation of "comprehensive campaign finance reform legislation designed to reduce substantially the power of special economic interests while enhancing the role of individuals and political parties", to Congress in a message.[249]
  • September 27 – President Bush attends the annual meeting of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group at the Sheraton Washington Hotel.[250]
  • September 27 – President Bush announces the nomination of Bruce L. Gardner for Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Economics).[251]
  • September 28 – President Bush attends the University of Virginia Convocation at University Hall during the morning.[252]
  • September 29 – President Bush issues a memorandum on federal civilian employees affected by Hurricane Hugo, urging heads of departments and agencies to "consider their agency and OPM regulations and where appropriate excuse from duty, without charge to leave or loss of pay, any such employee who can be spared from duty and who is faced with a personal emergency because of the storm."[253]
  • September 29 – President Bush attends the retirement ceremony for Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr. at Worden Field at the U.S. Naval Academy.[254]
  • September 29 – President Bush signs the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1990 into law. President Bush praises Congress for sending the bill which he says will provide funding for the Superconducting Super Collider and atomic energy defense activities.[255]
  • September 29 – President Bush submits the Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board for Fiscal Year 1988 in a message to Congress.[256]
  • September 29 – President Bush announces the nomination of William Clark, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to India.[257]
  • September 29 – President Bush announces the continuation of the tenure of John C. Martin as Inspector General for the Environmental Protection Agency.[258]
  • September 29 – President Bush appoints John Charles Gartland to membership on the National Commission for Employment Policy.[259]
  • September 29 – President Bush announces the nomination of Dennis M. Devaney for membership on the National Labor Relations Board.[260]

October[edit]

  • October 2 – President Bush announces the nomination of Keith Leveret Wauchope for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Gabonese Republic.[261]
  • October 2 – President Bush announces the nomination of Gordon H. Mansfield for Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.[262]
  • October 3 – President Bush attends the welcoming ceremony for President of Mexico Carlos Salinas de Gortari at the South Portico.[263]
  • October 3 – President Bush signs H.R. 1529. The legislation establishes the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis, Missouri. In a statement, President Bush notes the life of Ulysses S. Grant as well as his own disappointment with Congress not accepting "the Department of the Interior's recommendation that performance of a formal new area study precede establishment of this Historic Site."[264]
  • October 3 – President Bush attends the signing ceremony for the Mexico-United States Environmental and Trade Agreements in the Roosevelt Room.[265]
  • October 6 – President Bush announces the nomination of Ruth V. Washington for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of The Gambia.[266]
  • October 6 – President Bush issues a memorandum on the 1990 census to the Secretary of the Commerce and Director of the Office of Personnel Management.[267]
  • October 6 – President Bush announces the nomination of Robert P. McMillan for membership on the Board of the Panama Canal Commission.[268]
  • October 6 – President Bush undergoes minor surgery at Walter Reed Army Hospital to "remove a mucoid cyst of approximately one centimeter in diameter from the third digit on the middle finger of his right hand."[269]
  • October 6 – President Bush insists his recent hand surgery was minor and defends the administration as it pertains to its policy toward Panama while in the Emergency Room at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.[270]
  • October 17 – President Bush announces the nomination of Don R. Clay for Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, of the Environmental Protection Agency.[271]
  • October 17 – President Bush attends the Republican Governors' Association Annual Dinner in the Presidential Ballroom of the Capital Hilton.[272]
  • October 18 – President Bush speaks with reporters on the San Francisco Bay Area earthquake in the Cabinet Room.[273]
  • October 18 – President Bush addresses the recipients of the National Distinguished Principals Award in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[274]
  • October 23 – President Bush announces the appointment of Frederick D. Nelson for Associate Counsel to the President.[275]
  • October 23 – President Bush appoints Christopher du Pont Roosevelt for membership on the part of the United States on the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission.[276]
  • October 24 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Excellence in Science and Math Teaching Awards in the Rose Garden.[277]
  • October 24 – President Bush announces the appointment of Charles R. Henry for membership as the Department of Defense member in the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped.[278]
  • October 25 – President Bush addresses members of the Institute of International Education in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[279]
  • October 26 – In an afternoon Cabinet Room appearance, President Bush announces "a major new initiative by our administration on food safety, a proposal to ensure that America's food supply remains the safest in the world."[280]
  • October 27 – President Bush sends the District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1990 back to the House of Representatives in a message. President Bush explains his veto of the measure was due to it funding abortions that did not endanger the life of the mother and notes that he had outlined his intent to veto the bill should it contain the feature.[281]
  • October 27 – President Bush delivers remarks during a welcoming ceremony upon his arrival at Juan Santamaria International Airport.[282]
  • October 27 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on Nicaragua at the Hotel Cariari in San Jose.[283]
  • October 27 – President Bush announces the nominations of members for the Inter-American Development Bank.[284]
  • October 27 – President Bush announces the nomination of Edmund DeJarnette, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Republic of Tanzania.[285]
  • October 28 – President Bush holds his twenty-sixth news conference in the Convention Hall at the Hotel Cariari in San Jose, Costa Rica. President Bush answers questions on Nicaragua, El Salvador, regional diplomacy, relations between United States and Latin America, nuclear cooperation on the part of Israel and South Africa, territories occupied by Israel, abortion, Panama, Andean Drug Summit and the War on Drugs, and relations between Brazil and the United States.[286]
  • October 28 – President Bush delivers an address to community members of the American Embassy on the lawn of the American ambassador's residence.[287]
  • October 30 – President Bush transmits "the annual reports on activities under the Highway Safety Act (23 U.S.C. 401 note) and the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act (15 U.S.C. 1408)" in a message to Congress.[288]
  • October 30 – President Bush attends the groundbreaking ceremony for the National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial at Judiciary Square.[289]
  • October 30 – In a statement, President Bush says the construction of the chemical weapons destruction facility "says to all the world that the United States is determined to fulfill its promises, that our people and our government are committed to halting the spread of chemical weapons and eliminating their very existence."[290]
  • October 30 – President Bush transmits the Japan-United States Fishing Agreement to Congress in a message.[291]
  • October 30 – President Bush transmits the national emergency of Iran continuation in a message to Congress. President Bush recounts the history of the crisis between the US and Iran and states that he "determined that it is necessary to maintain in force the broad authorities that may be needed in the process of implementing the January 1981 agreements with Iran and in the eventual normalization of relations with that country."[292]
  • October 31 – President Bush attends the White House Halloween Party in the South Lawn.[293]
  • October 31 – President Bush transmits a report on the federal budget for the 1990 fiscal year in a message to Congress.[294]
  • October 31 – President Bush announces the appointment of Thomas F.X. Needles for Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of Presidential Personnel.[295]
  • October 31 – President Bush announces the nomination of Hilary Paterson Cleveland for a United States Commissioner on the International Joint Commission—United States and Canada.[296]
  • October 31 – In a statement, President Bush announces "a minimum wage package consistent with the criteria I set forth in March of this year has been agreed to by the Republican and Democratic leadership in Congress and the leadership of organized labor."[297]

November[edit]

  • November 2 – Congress negotiators agree to a defense budget of 305 million USD which cuts 1 billion USD from the Strategic Defense Initiative.[298]
  • November 3White House Press Secretary Marlin Fitzwater says the Bush administration will back Congress in a pay raise for top federal officials while in Norfolk, Virginia.[299]
  • November 15 – President Bush attends the unveiling ceremony for the official portraits of former President Reagan and former First Lady of the United States Nancy Reagan on the State Floor.[300]
  • November 15 – President Bush attends the Biannual Convention of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations in the Sheraton Washington Ballroom at the Sheraton Washington Hotel.[301]
  • November 19 – President Bush returns H.R. 2939 without his approval to the House of Representatives in a message. President Bush cites the inclusion of the Mikulski Amendment and other issues with provisions as his reasons for refusing to support the bill.[302]
  • November 20 – President Bush announces the nomination of Peter K. Nunez for Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Enforcement and Tariff Affairs.[303]
  • November 20 – President Bush announces the nomination of William D. Hathaway for Federal Maritime Commissioner.[304]
  • November 21 – President Bush announces the nomination of Arthur J. Hill for President of the Government National Mortgage Association.[305]
  • November 22 – President Bush attends the Commercial Appeal's Thanksgiving Celebration on the front lawn of the Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tennessee during the afternoon.[306] President Bush announces the nomination of William James Haynes II for General Counsel of the Department of the Army.[307]
  • November 24 – US Ambassador William Walker says the only known witness to the slaying of six Jesuit priests the prior week was granted safe passage by the Bush administration.[308]
  • November 27 – President Bush announces his appointment of Peter W. Senopoulos for membership on the American Battle Monuments Commission.[309]
  • November 28 – President Bush delivers an address to members of the Presidential Economic Delegation to Poland at Blair House during the evening.[310] President Bush signs the National Museum of the American Indian Act into law.[311] President Bush signs the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989, an authorization of "8 million in assistance to promote democratization in Poland and Hungary" as well as provide other programs for the sake of promoting reform in both countries.[312]
  • November 29 – President Bush says it is too soon to cut defense spending during an interview in the Oval Office, saying "we are not in that posture."[313] President Bush addresses his meeting with Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney in the South Portico during the evening.[314]
  • November 30 – President Bush signs the Intelligence Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1990 into law. President Bush says the legislation authorizes appropriations aligned with the Fiscal Year 1990 budget.[315]
  • November 30 – President Bush signs the Ethics Reform Act of 1989, which he states "important reforms that strengthen Federal ethical standards."[316]

December[edit]

  • December 1 – President Bush orders US warplanes into Manila.[317]
  • December 2 – President Bush meets with Mikhail Gorbachev at a summit, Bush proposing the two collaborate on a strategic arms reduction treaty for another summit in six months.[318]
  • December 3 – Aboard the Maxim Gorky, a soviet ship, President Bush and Gorbachev have a joint news conference.[319]
  • December 4 – In Brussels, ahead of a NATO summit, President Bush talks with Prime Minister of Britain Margaret Thatcher and Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney.[320]
  • December 7 – President Bush delivers a speech at the Acres Homes War on Drugs Rally in Houston, Texas.[321]
  • December 8 – President Bush states his wishes to attend a Colombia summit in spite of recent bombings.[322]
  • December 11 – President Bush says the trip to China taken by Brent Scowcroft and Lawrence Eagleburger was meant to brief Chinese officials on the Malta summit and that he is pleased with China's announcement earlier that day that China is not intending to sell Syria M-9 missiles.[323] Bush also admits to a potential lack of funds in cleaning up the saving and loan disaster of the US from a 50 billion thrift bailout while speaking to editorial writers in Washington.[324]
  • December 12 – Secretary of State Baker visits East Germany, telling denizens there that the US supports the changes "taking place in this country."[325] The White House announces the Bush administration's possible authorization of three telecommunication satellites to China following a cancellation as a result of the Tiananmen Square bloody demonstrator crackdown.[326] President Bush attends the Catholic University of America Anniversary Dinner at the Pension Building during the evening.[327]
  • December 13 – President Bush signs a repeal of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act.[328]
  • December 14 – President Bush announces his nomination of Donald Robert Quartel for Federal Maritime Commissioner.[329]
  • December 15 – President Bush signs the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989.[330]
  • December 16 – President Bush holds his thirtieth news conference in the Amiral Room at the Hotel L'Habitation de Lonvilliers with President of France François Mitterrand during the afternoon. The two answer questions from reporters on trade with countries in the east part of the world, the Middle East, relations between the US and Libya, the future of Haiti, terrorism, the War on Drugs, the reunification of Germany, relations between the US and France, General Noriega, Romania, Lebanon, NATO, the American role in Europe, political and economic reforms worldwide, American defense spending, the European development bank, and China.[331]
  • December 18 – The White House discloses that President Bush sent National Security Advisor Scowcroft on a secret trip to China the past July for the purpose of informing Chinese officials of President Bush's shock in response to the June 4 Tiananmen Square violence.[332] President Bush signs the Veterans' Benefits Amendments of 1989 into law, which is said to increase "certain benefits" allocated to veterans through payment.[333] President Bush announces the appointment of Edward C. Aldridge, Jr. for membership on the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.[334]
  • December 19 – Secretary of State Baker admits miscommunication on his part of when US officials first met with Beijing leadership after the Tiananmen Square massacre.[335] President Bush signs the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 into law. The law is said to have "significant deficit-reduction measures for fiscal year 1990".[336]
  • December 20 – President Bush delivers a televised address condemning military action by the United States in Panama.[337]
  • December 21 – President Bush holds what he calls his 30th as well as final of the year, insisting an "open-ended" commitment toward the continued deployment of American troops in Panama and tracking Manuel Antonio Noriega.[338]
  • December 22 – President Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush visit AIDs patients, the president commenting that some individuals are worried about contracting the disease through casual contact as part of their misinformation on how to acquire it.[339]
  • December 23 – President Bush moves 2,000 troops into Panama as reinforcements for US forces already there amid criticism the US is not moving quickly enough.[340]
  • December 26 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement saying President Bush is content with Panamanian people making "progress" in crafting a democracy as well as by the involvement of the US in the endeavor.[341]
  • December 27 – President Bush participates in a question and answer session with reporters in Corpus Christi, Texas.[342]
  • December 29 – Press Secretary Fitzwater says President Bush has issued "a warm message of congratulations" to Vaclav Havel in response to the latter being elected President of Czechoslovakia.[343]
  • December 30 – President Bush says the Panama-based US troops made a "screwup" two days prior when they searched the Panama residence of Antenor Ferrey.[344]
  • December 31 – President Bush talks with reporters in San Antonio, Texas, saying the administration is solving the problems in Noriega and that discussions and conversations will take place in the advancement of the US agenda there.[345]

1990[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 1 – A message of President Bush to the Soviet Union is broadcast to the country. The remarks were recorded on December 19 of the previous year.[346]
  • January 2 – President Bush sends a letter to Benjamin Hooks, condemning recent racially motivated bombings and insists that he will make sure the federal government works to get the perpetrators in jail.[347] The Bush administration announces the first full year budget will be late by a week, Richard Darman, the budget chief, attributing Congress in part for the delay.[348] Congressional sources say the president's budget will have a proposed slashing by one fourth of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.[349]
  • January 3 – President Bush announces that General Manuel Noriega has turned himself in to American authorities in Panama during an evening address in the Briefing Room.[350]
  • January 5 – President Bush holds his thirty-second news conference in the Briefing Room during the afternoon. President Bush answers questions from reporters on women in combat, relations between the United States and the Soviet Union, military action in Panama, the attack on religious Nicaragua workers, covert diplomacy, American military action in the future, and relations between the United States and China.[351] President Bush announces the nomination of Anthony Hurlbutt Flack for membership on the National Council on Disability.[352]
  • January 7 – President Bush introduces the Presidential Lecture Series in the State Dining Room during the afternoon.[353]
  • January 8 – President Bush addresses the American Farm Bureau Federation in Hall D of the Orange County Convention/Civic Center in Orlando, Florida during the morning.[354]
  • January 9 – President Bush announces the nomination of D'Wayne Gray for the newly created position of Chief Benefits Director for the Department of Veterans Affairs.[355]
  • January 11 – According to Press Secretary Fitwater, President Bush has a meeting with members of the Emergency Committee for Aid to Poland for a briefing on the group's activities.[356]
  • January 11 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on relations between China and the United States during an Oval Office appearance.[357]
  • January 11 – President Bush announces the appointment of Richard G. Trefry for Military Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office.[358]
  • January 12 – President Bush answers questions during a session with the Youth Collaborative Mentor Group.[359]
  • January 12 – President Bush delivers an address at Robert A. Taft High School in Cincinnati, Ohio in the school auditorium.[360]
  • January 12 – President Bush delivers an address to the Chamber of Commerce in the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel.[361]
  • January 12 – President Bush announces the nomination of Frederick M. Bernthal for Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation.[362]
  • January 13 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement on the arrival of the former Vietnamese reeducation camp detainees and family members into the United States during the upcoming weekend.[363]
  • January 16 – Press Secretary Fitzwater states the United States will join the other 34 countries of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe in having their respective military leaders "meet together in Vienna to discuss national military policies, forces, and budgets."[364]
  • January 17 – President Bush delivers remarks and answers questions from reporters on American military action in Panama and the Latin America trip of Vice President Dan Quayle in the Colonnade of the White House.[365]
  • January 17 – President Bush announces the nomination of Susan Jane Koch for Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency for the Bureau of Strategic Programs.[366]
  • January 18 – President Bush attends the Bush Administration Executive Forum at DAR Constitution Hall at the 9th annual Executive Forum for political appointees of the administration.[367]
  • January 18 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on foreign aid reallocation and the social security tax cut in the Oval Office.[368]
  • January 18 – President Bush attends the reunion for his presidential campaign in the International Ballroom of the Washington Hilton Hotel.[369]
  • January 19 – President Bush attends the Annual Convention of the National Association of Home Builders in the Omni Coliseum in Atlanta, Georgia.[370]
  • January 19 – President Bush visits the Everglades National Park. Press Secretary Fitzwater says the visit was meant for President Bush to "emphasize his commitment to achieving the goal of no net loss of wetlands."[371]
  • January 19 – President Bush announces the nomination of William D. Phillips for Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.[372]
  • January 19 – President Bush announces the nomination of Eugene Wong for Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy.[373]
  • January 19 – President Bush announces the nomination of Edward W. Kelley, Jr. for membership on the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.[374]
  • January 19 – President Bush announces the nomination of Jessica L. Parks for membership on the Merit Systems Protection Board.[375]
  • January 19 – President Bush attends a fundraising dinner for Governor of Florida Bob Martinez in the main ballroom of the Omni International Hotel.[376]
  • January 22 – President Bush addresses the March for Life rally via satellite from the Oval Office.[377]
  • January 22 – President Bush announces the appointment of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.[378]
  • January 22 – President Bush orders the implementation of Working Group on Rural Development report from the White House Economic Policy Council.[379]
  • January 22 – President Bush announces the nomination of James L. Kolstad for Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board.[380]
  • January 22 – President Bush announces the nomination of L. Joyce Hampers for Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development.[381]
  • January 22 – President Bush attends the American Spectator Annual Dinner in the ballroom of the Willard Hotel.[382]
  • January 24 – President Bush announces the nomination of Charles M. Herzfeld for Director of Defense Research and Engineering at the Department of Defense.[383]
  • January 25 – President Bush announces the nomination of C. Anson Franklin for Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development for External Affairs.[384]
  • January 25 – In a statement, President Bush says that he has "approved a far-reaching economic recovery plan" for aid to Panama.[385]
  • January 25 – President Bush announces the nomination of John R. Dunne for Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice.[386]
  • January 26 – President Bush addresses the United States Conference of Mayors in the Presidential Ballroom of the Capitol Hilton Hotel.[387]
  • January 26 – President Bush delivers remarks to children with special needs and their parents during an appearance in the East Room.[388]
  • January 26 – President Bush announces the nomination of Richard J. Hankinson for the new position of Inspector General of the Department of Justice.[389]
  • January 28 – Vice President Quayle visits the Panama Canal and joins 1,000 servicemen for the Super Bowl there.[390]
  • January 29 – President Bush sends his budget for the upcoming fiscal year to Congress. The budget is 1.23 trillion USD and proposes government spending increases.[391]
  • January 29 – Vice President Quayle meets with Prime Minister of Jamaica Michael Manley. Manley tells Quayle that the US violated international law with the invasion of Panama.[392]

February[edit]

  • February 1 – President Bush announces the transmitting of the Savings and Economic Growth Act of 1990 to Congress during a morning appearance in the Roosevelt Room. President Bush says the legislation is "an important initiative" that he had outlined during the most recent State of the Union address and has the three central components of a "family savings account, capital gains tax rate reduction, and then the homeownership initiative."[393]
  • February 1 – President Bush attends the Annual National Prayer Breakfast in the International Ballroom of the Washington Hilton Hotel.[394]
  • February 1 – President Bush announces the appointment of Joy A. Silverman for membership on the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.[395]
  • February 1 – President Bush announces the nomination of Charles J. Chamberlain for a reappointment of membership on the Railroad Retirement Board.[396]
  • February 1 – President Bush issues an order on the China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation Divestiture of MAMCO Manufacturing, Incorporated.[397]
  • February 1 – President Bush transmits his decisions toward the China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation Divestiture of MAMCO Manufacturing, Incorporated to Congress in a message.[398]
  • February 2 – President Bush addresses student and faculty members of the University of Tennessee in the Alumni Memorial Gymnasium.[399]
  • February 2 – President Bush announces the appointment of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. The panel is intended to inform the president on matters concerning science and technology.[400]
  • February 2 – President Bush announces the intention to appoint Katherine E. Boyd for membership on the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.[401]
  • February 5 – President Bush transmits the Federal Republic of Germany-United States Convention on Taxation and Fiscal Evasion to the Senate in a message.[402]
  • February 5 – President Bush transmits the Finland-United States Convention on Taxation and Fiscal Evasion in a message to the Senate.[403]
  • February 5 – President Bush addresses the Intergovernmental Panel at Georgetown University's Leavey Center. His remarks concern climate change and outline the environmental policy of the administration.[404]
  • February 5 – President Bush announces the nomination of Richard E. Bissell for Assistant Administrator for Science and Technology of the Agency for International Development, U.S. International Development Cooperation Agency.[405]
  • February 5 – President Bush sends Congress the 1989 Science and Engineering Indicators Report in a message, the ninth of its kind.[406]
  • February 6 – President Bush transmits the 1990 Economic Report in a message to Congress.[407]
  • February 9 – President Bush announces the nomination of Shirin Raziuddin Tahir-Kheli for Alternate Representative of the United States of America for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations.[408]
  • February 9 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Flo Hyman Award in the Roosevelt Room during the morning.[409]
  • February 9 – President Bush announces the nomination of John J. Adair for Inspector General of the Resolution Trust Corporation.[410]
  • February 10 – In a statement, President Bush praises the decision by President de Klerk to release Nelson Mandela "as another significant step on the road to the nonracial, democratic South Africa which we all desire."[411]
  • February 12 – President Bush attends the morning welcoming ceremony for the President of the Republic of the Congo Denis Sassou-Nguesso on the South Portico.[412]
  • February 13 – President Bush signs the American instrument for the ratification for the United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. In a statement, President Bush calls the signing "one important step closer to placing in the hands of all signatory nations to this Convention a new and formidable weapon in our continued struggle against international drug traffickers."[413]
  • February 14 – President Bush signs the Urgent Assistance for Democracy in Panama Act of 1990 into law. President Bush says the legislation "will allow us to proceed expeditiously on Phase I of our plan to foster economic recovery in Panama."[414]
  • February 16 – President Bush issues a memorandum on the Federalism executive order to heads of executive departments and agencies.[415]
  • February 16 – President Bush signs the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 into law. President Bush says the legislation will authorize the "funding for the Department of State at a level sufficient to cover appropriations for this fiscal year."[416]
  • February 20 – President Bush announces the nomination of E.U. Curtis Bohlen for Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs.[417]
  • February 20 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering in the ballroom of the State Department.[418]

March[edit]

  • March 1 – In a statement, Press Secretary Fitzwater confirms President Bush has "decided today to certify by Presidential determination that the following major drug-producing and/or major transit countries have fully cooperated with the United States or taken adequate measures of their own to combat drug production, trafficking, and money laundering".[419]
  • March 1 – President Bush announces that a compromise has been made in forming a bipartisan clean air bill and answers questions from reporters on American hostages in Lebanon, and Nicaragua while at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California.[420]
  • March 1 – President Bush attends the dedication ceremony for the North Los Angeles County Correctional Facility in Santa Monica, California.[421]
  • March 1 – In a statement, Press Secretary Fitzwater says that President Bush is content with the agreement "reached between the administration, the Senate leadership, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and a bipartisan group of other Senators on the major elements of legislation in the Senate on the Clean Air Act."[422]
  • March 1 – President Bush and former President Ronald Reagan answer questions from reporters on foreign policy at the former president's office in Los Angeles.[423]
  • March 1 – President Bush attends the California Chamber of Commerce Centennial Dinner in the Los Angeles Ballroom of the Century Plaza Hotel.[424]
  • March 2 – President Bush addresses the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in the Los Angeles Ballroom of the Century Plaza Hotel.[425]
  • March 2 – President Bush attends an anti-drug rally in the Santa Ana Bowl. The speech he delivers is wide-ranging, from praising the state of California to touting various policies of his administration.[426]
  • March 2 – President Bush announces the nomination of John C. Foltz for Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service.[427]
  • March 2 – President Bush meets with Prime Minister of Japan Toshiki Kaifu in Los Angeles for a reaffirming of the relations between the US and Japan.[428]
  • March 3 – President Bush delivers an address on the meetings held with Prime Minister Kaifu as well as relations between the United States and Japan during an appearance at the Morningside Country Club.[429]
  • March 3 – President Bush holds his thirty-ninth news conference with Prime Minister Kaifu at the Morningside Country Club. Questions are posed by reporters on the subjects of trade between the US and Japan, peace talks in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, Soviet military capability, general relations between the US and Japan, foreign assistance provided by the US, American hostages in Lebanon, Panama, and the United Negro College Fund.[430]
  • March 4 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for a donation to the United Negro College Fund at the Annenberg residence in Palm Springs, California.[431]
  • March 5 – In a statement, President Bush confirms his support for the economic measures espoused by President of Argentina Carlos Menem the previous day and says he had been informed of the president's intentions the previous March 1.[432]
  • March 5 – In a statement, President Bush commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons by noting the changes that have occurred since its implementation and urges other countries to join in for the continued prevention of the usage of nuclear weapons.[433]
  • March 5 – President Bush announces the reappointment of Lynne Vincent Cheney for Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities.[434]
  • March 5 – President Bush has an afternoon telephone conversation with President of the Conference of Presidents of American Jewish Organizations Seymour Reich.[435]
  • March 5 – President Bush addresses members of the National PTA Legislative Conference in the East Room.[436]
  • March 6 – President Bush attends the welcoming ceremony for Prime Minister of Italy Giulio Andreotti at the South Portico.[437]
  • March 6 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the German Reunification, the baseball strike, and the meeting with Prime Minister Andreotti during an Oval Office appearance.[438]
  • March 6 – President Bush addresses the American Society of Association Executives in Hall A at the Washington Convention Center.[439]
  • March 6 – President Bush announces the nomination of Jo Anne B. Barnhart for Assistant Secretary for Family Support at the Department of Health and Human Services.[440]
  • March 6 – President Bush signs H.R. 2281 into law. The legislation is intended to reduce the dropout rate within the United States and to authorize a program from the Department of Energy providing "funds to local school districts to devise and demonstrate innovative strategies to reduce dropout rates and to encourage those who have dropped out to return to school. Successful strategies can then be shared with other schools.[441]
  • March 6 – President Bush attends a state dinner Prime Minister Andreotti in the State Dining Room.[442]
  • March 7 – President Bush attends the American Electronics Association Luncheon in the Grand Ballroom at the Washington Court Hotel.[443]
  • March 7 – President Bush attends the National Drug Control Policy Luncheon in the Indian Treaty Room at the Old Executive Office Building.[444]
  • March 8 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement insisting that President Bush announced "the first of a series of policy decisions for the long-term space exploration initiative he announced on July 20."[445]
  • March 8 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Panama Campaign Streamer in the Ceremonial Hall at Fort Myer, Virginia.[446]
  • March 8 – President Bush attends the meeting on National Transportation Policy in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[447]
  • March 8 – President Bush and Treasury Secretary Skinner release Moving America, a statement on national transportation policy.[448]
  • March 8 – President Bush attends a fundraiser dinner for Senator John Warner in the ballroom of the Sheraton Premier Hotel.[449]

April[edit]

  • April 2 – President Bush attends the Annual Convention of the National Association of Broadcasters in the Thomas P. Murphy Ballroom of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.[450]
  • April 2 – President Bush attends a fundraising dinner for George Voinovich in the Presidential Ballroom of the Westin Hotel in Cincinnati.[451]
  • April 3 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement confirming that the Bush administration has read the text of Hussein's speech the previous day and that President Bush "finds the statements about Iraq's chemical weapons capability and his threatening Israel to be particularly deplorable and irresponsible."[452]
  • April 3 – President Bush attends a tree-planting ceremony at the Trees for Tomorrow Park in Indianapolis, Indiana.[453]
  • April 3 – President Bush attends a fundraising luncheon for Senator Dan Coats in Hall C of the Indianapolis Convention Center.[454]
  • April 3 – President Bush speaks with reporters on assistance for Nicaragua and Panama, the chemical weapons threat of Iraq, and clean air legislation while on Air Force One.[455]
  • April 5 – President Bush delivers remarks on his upcoming summit meeting with Gorbachev during a joint appearance with Michael Jackson in the Rose Garden.[456]
  • April 6 – President Bush attends a session with members of the American Society of Newspaper Editors in the Grand Ballroom of the J. W. Marriott Hotel.[457]
  • April 6 – President Bush attends the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Inauguration of Lyndon B. Johnson on the State Floor of the White House. The remarks focus on discussing the accomplishments of the Johnson presidency and President Bush also praises former First Lady Lady Bird Johnson.[458]

May[edit]

  • May 1 – President Bush signs the proclamation on National Physical Fitness and Sports Month during a morning appearance on the South Grounds of the White House.[459]
  • May 1 – President Bush attends a briefing with leadership of National Small Business United and the National Association of Women Business Owners in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[460]
  • May 1 – President Bush sends Congress a report on Nicaraguan economic sanctions imposed by the US.[461]
  • May 1 – In a message to Congress, President Bush transmits the District of Columbia Government's 1991 Budget request as well as the 1990 Budget supplemental request.[462]
  • May 1 – President Bush releases a statement on the death of Henry Gregory, calling him an "outstanding leader" and praising his career as a minister.[463]
  • May 1 – In a statement, Press Secretary Fitzwater says that the Bush administration is transmitting the Federal Pay Reform Act of 1990 to Congress and that it is urging "prompt congressional enactment of this legislative proposal."[464]
  • May 1 – President Bush attends a fundraising dinner for the Korean War Veterans Memorial Commission in the Regency Gallery of the Omni Shoreham Hotel.[465]
  • May 2 – President Bush delivers an address to the President's Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities in the Ballroom of the Washington Hilton Hotel. The speech is reflective of President Bush's prior commitments to people with disabilities becoming mainstream in American society.[466]
  • May 2 – President Bush delivers an address to the President's Youth Leadership Forum in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[467]
  • May 2 – In a statement, Press Secretary Fitzwater says that President Bush "is recommending to the Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls (COCOM) that significant changes be made in the list of technologies subject to export control."[468]
  • May 2 – The White House confirms the decision of President Bush to not get involved in the possible acquisition by CMC Limited.[469]
  • May 3 – President Bush holds his fourth-sixth news conference in the Briefing Room. President Bush answers questions on American hostages in Lebanon, arms reduction talks, the federal budget, the War on Drugs, relations between Mexico and the US, relations between the US and China, and the independence of Baltic States.[470]
  • May 3 – President Bush and Prime Minister of Jamaica Michael Manley make a joint appearance on the South Portico. The two reflect on the contents of their meeting, that of a reaffirming of the relationship between the United States and Jamaica.[471]
  • May 3 – President Bush attends a presentation ceremony for the Achievement Against All Odds Awards in the Rose Garden.[472]
  • May 3 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement on the meeting of President Bush and Mayor of Jerusalem Teddy Kollek.[473]
  • May 3 – President Bush meets with Prime Minister of Lithuania Kazimiera Prunskiene in the Oval Office. Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement after the meeting that says during the encounter President Bush "reiterated our longstanding policy of refusing to recognize the forcible incorporation of the Baltic States into the U.S.S.R.".[474]
  • May 4 – President Bush announces the establishing "of a Presidential emergency board to investigate and report on the disputes between 11 railroad unions and most of the Nation's major railroads."[475]
  • May 4 – President Bush announces the nomination of Stephen Anthony Trodden for the new position of Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs.[476]
  • May 4 – President Bush releases a message on the observance of Cinco De Mayo stating that the holiday reaffirms the relationship between the US and Canada.[477]
  • May 4 – President Bush announces the nomination of Wallace Elmer Stickney for Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.[478]
  • May 4 – First Lady Barbara Bush meets with Frank Reed, a recently released hostage from Lebanon, on a tarmac.[479]
  • May 4 – President Bush attends the commencement ceremony for Oklahoma State University in Lewis Stadium.[480]
  • May 4 – President Bush attends the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Dinner in Exhibit Halls B and C of the James L. Maxwell Convention Center.[481]
  • May 7 – President Bush signs the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Proclamation in the Rose Garden.[482]
  • May 7 – In a statement, Press Secretary Fitzwater states that the Federal Register will publish "new regulations barring the importation of archeological treasures from Peru."[483]
  • May 7 – President Bush announces the nomination of William Bodde, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Marshall Islands.[484]
  • May 7 – President Bush announces the nomination of Joseph Edward Lake for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Mongolian People's Republic.[485]
  • May 23 – President Bush announces the nomination of Thomas W. Simons, Jr. for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Poland.[486]
  • May 24 – President Bush holds his forty-eighth news conference in the Briefing Room, answering questions from reporters on saving and loan crisis, trade with China, relations between Cambodia and the US, Lithuanian independence, trade with China, negotiations on the federal budget, relations between Mexico and the US, arms reduction negotiations, and statehood on the District of Columbia.[487]
  • May 24 – President Bush attends a White House ceremony commemorating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Head Start in the Rose Garden. The speech President Bush delivers is reflective of the accomplishments of the program and ends with his intentions toward it for the administration.[488]
  • May 24 – President Bush sends Congress the Amtrak Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 1990 without his approval in a message. President Bush explains that he vetoed the measure because it "would interfere with the ability of the Nation's largest freight railroads to obtain needed capital or to change existing capital structure."[489]
  • May 24 – President Bush announces the nomination of Roger Gran Harrison for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.[490]
  • May 24 – President Bush releases a statement congratulating the House of Representatives on the passage of the Clean Air Amendments of 1990. President Bush says the overwhelming support for the measure "shows that the American people strongly support steps to reduce acid rain, smog, and air toxics emissions."[491]
  • May 24 – President Bush participates in an interview with Christian Malar in the Family Dining Room of the White House.[492]
  • May 24 – President Bush signs the S. 1846 into law. The legislation is said to make various amendments to Indian laws.[493]
  • May 25 – President Bush announces the nomination of Paul L. Ziemer for Assistant Secretary of Energy for Environment, Safety and Health.[494]
  • May 25 – President Bush announces the nomination of Calvin A. Kent for Administrator of the Energy Information Administration at the Department of Energy.[495]
  • May 25 – President Bush signs the Dire Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1990 into law. The legislation provides funding for Panama and Nicaragua and is said by President Bush to support "our efforts to restore peace and to support the emerging democracies in Panama and Nicaragua."[496]
  • May 28 – President Bush speaks with reporters about the explosion on the USS Iowa, his summit meeting with Gorbachev, and Soviet political stability during an appearance on the Cape Arundel Golf Course.[497]
  • May 28 – President Bush attends the Memorial Day ceremony at Dock Square.[498]
  • May 31 – President Bush attends the welcoming ceremony for Soviet Union President Gorbachev in the South Lawn.[499]
  • May 31 – During an evening appearance in the Rose Garden, President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Trade Agreement, arms reduction discussions, German reunification, Lithuanian independence, and differences between the Soviet Union and the United States.[500]
  • May 31 – President Bush attends the state dinner for Soviet Union President Gorbachev in the State Dining Room.[501]

June[edit]

  • June 1 – President Bush has a morning meeting with President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev. Bush speaks favorably of the meeting during an afternoon joint appearance with Gorbachev in the Rose Garden hours later but maintains the most important thing is getting "specific results."[502]
  • June 1 – Presidents Bush and Gorbachev sign the Soviet-United States Bilateral Agreements in the East Room. These agreements include "a bilateral agreement that will, for the first time, eliminate the great majority of the chemical weapons" stockpiled by the US and Soviet Union, "protocols on limiting nuclear testing", and "a major new agreement that updates and expands our 1973 agreement on the peaceful uses of atomic energy."[503]
  • June 1 – President Bush attends a dinner hosted by President Gorbachev in the Golden Dining Room of the Soviet Embassy. In his remarks, President Bush speaks of peaceful relations between the United States and the Soviet Union in addition to his mentioning of the bilateral agreements signed earlier.[504]
  • June 2 – Presidents Bush and Gorbachev answer questions on their meetings and the bilateral agreements on the grounds of Camp David.[505]
  • June 2 – In a joint statement, the United States and Soviet Union confirming their welcoming of "the Ethiopian government's agreement to permit relief food to enter northern Ethiopia through the Port of Massawa under a UN sponsored relief effort".[506]
  • June 4 – President Bush announces the appointment of William Frederick Sittmann for Executive Secretary of the National Security Council.[507]
  • June 4 – President Bush announces the nomination of David H. Leroy for Nuclear Waste Negotiator.[508]
  • June 4 – In a statement, President Bush notes the anniversary of the suspension of peaceful protests in Tiananmen Square and discusses transforming China.[509]
  • June 5 – President Bush attends a ceremony for the G.I. Bill in the Rose Garden. In his remarks, President Bush reflects on his own experiences with the GI Bill and the success of its benefits.[510]
  • June 6 – President Bush announces the appointments of the 1990–91 White House Fellows, the twenty-sixth class since the its establishment.[511]
  • June 6 – President Bush sends the 1989 Report to the Congress on Environmental Quality to Congress in a message.[512]
  • June 6 – President Bush announces the nomination of Roy M. Huffington for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Austria.[513]
  • June 6 – President Bush announces the nomination of Hugh Kenneth Hill for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the People's Republic of Bulgaria.[514]

July[edit]

  • July 2 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the NATO summit and Soviet Union President Gorbachev at the president's home in Walker's Point.[515]
  • July 3 – In a statement, Press Secretary Fitzwater says Americans the United States government are "deeply saddened by the deaths of the many Hajj pilgrims near Mecca on the eve of Eid al-Adha, the Feast of the Sacrifice, this very significant holy day in Islam."[516]
  • July 3 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Houston Economic Summit, NATO, providing economic assistance to the Soviet Union, and interest rates at his home in Walker's Point.[517]
  • July 6 – President Bush holds his fifty-third news conference in Churchill Auditorium at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Center. President Bush answers questions on the Middle East peace process, relations between the East and West, German membership in NATO, changes in the Soviet Union, Soviet response to NATO policies, human rights, American armed forces in Europe, and strategic nuclear weapons.[518]
  • July 9 – President Bush attends the welcoming ceremony for the Houston Economic Summit in the Academic Quadrangle at Rice University.[519]
  • July 11 – President Bush presents the Final Communique of the Houston Economic Summit in Assembly Hall at George R. Brown Convention Center.[520]
  • July 12 – President Bush addresses the 30th Biennial Greek Orthodox Church Clergy-Laity Congress in the Sheraton Ballroom of the Sheraton Washington Hotel.[521]
  • July 13 – President Bush transmits to Congress "a formal report to the Congress concerning emigration laws and policies of the Republic of Hungary" in a message.[522]
  • July 24 – President Bush delivers an address at a rally against drugs in the West Philadelphia Community Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the afternoon.[523] President Bush attends a fundraiser dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City during the evening.[524] President Bush announces the nomination of Edward P. Brynn for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Burkina Faso.[525]
  • July 25 – President Bush attends a ceremony commemorating Captive Nations Week in the Rose Garden during the afternoon.[526] President Bush announces the appointment of Richard W. Porter to the position of Special Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary for the Domestic Policy Council.[527]
  • July 26Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

August[edit]

  • August 1 – President Bush announces the nomination of Thomas F. Kranz for an Associate Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency for External Affairs.[528]
  • August 1 – In a statement, Deputy Press Secretary Popadiuk says the US "strongly condemns the Iraqi military invasion of Kuwait and calls for the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of all Iraqi forces."[529]
  • August 2 – President Bush answers questions on the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait and the response by the administration while appearing in the Cabinet Room.[530]
  • August 2 – President Bush answers questions on the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait at the residence of United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom Henry E. Catto, Jr..[531]
  • August 2 – President Bush issues a memorandum instructing department and agency heads to not "provide any form of assistance to Iraq, including, but not limited to, financial assistance, loan guarantees, and export licenses."[532]
  • August 2 – President Bush delivers an address at the Aspen Institute Symposium during an afternoon appearance at the Music Tent.[533]
  • August 3 – President Bush transmits the Regulatory Program of the United States Government to Congress in a message.[534]
  • August 3 – President Bush announces the nomination of Paula J. Dobriansky for an Associate Director of the United States Information Agency for Programs.[535]
  • August 3 – President Bush sends a message to Congress on restrictions the administration has imposed on Iraq.[536]
  • August 3 – President Bush announces the nomination of Arlene Render for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of The Gambia.[537]
  • August 3 – President Bush announces the nomination of Gordon L. Streeb for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Zambia.[538]
  • August 3 – In an afternoon appearance on the South Lawn, President Bush states his activities as it relates to responding to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait which he says is being viewed seriously by American officials, and answers questions from reporters.[539]
  • August 5 – In a statement, Press Secretary Fitzwater confirms the success of the Liberia operation and 59 people "were flown to U.S. Navy ships offshore by U.S. Marine Corps helicopters."[540]
  • August 18Oil Pollution Act of 1990

September[edit]

  • September 1 – President Bush announces his upcoming meeting with Soviet Union President Gorbachev in eight days for a discussion on "international and bilateral matters" while speaking to reporters. President Bush then answers questions on the upcoming meeting, the Gulf War, and Egyptian debt.[541]
  • September 1 – In a statement commemorating the observance of Labor Day, President Bush notes the historic implications of the holiday and how it relates to the current climate of society.[542]
  • September 5 – President Bush attends a White House briefing regarding the National Drug Control Strategy in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[543]
  • September 5 – President Bush announces the appointment of Shawn Smeallie for Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (Senate).[544]
  • September 6 – President Bush attends a fundraising luncheon for Governor of Kansas Mike Hayden in Landon Arena at the Kansas ExpoCentre.[545]
  • September 10 – President Bush announces the nomination of Frederick Porter Hitz for the new position of Inspector General of the Central Intelligence Agency.[546]
  • September 10 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the National Medal of the Arts in the East Room.[547]
  • September 10 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement denouncing the most recent comment by President Hussein as "a transparent attempt to deflect the focus of world attention from his blatant aggression against another country" that has failed in the past.[548]
  • September 10 – In a memorandum to federal agency and department leadership, President Bush cites the importance of their participation in the Combined Federal Campaign.[549]
  • September 11 – President Bush sends a message to Congress transmitting the Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board for Fiscal Year 1989.[550]
  • September 14 – President Bush delivers a morning address in the Roosevelt Room on the administration transmitting the Enterprise of the Americas Initiatives Act of 1990. President Bush says the legislation "advances both the investment and debt portions of the initiative and contains an innovative approach to the environment."[551]
  • September 16 – A recording of President Bush discussing the Persian Gulf Crisis to the Iraq people is broadcast on the radio. The remarks were recorded four days prior.[552]
  • September 17 – President Bush participates in a discussion with members of the Regional News Media on the subjects of the Persian Gulf Crisis, the dismissial of the Air Force Chief of Staff, urban crime, economic incentives, AIDS, Medicare, and the Energy Policy in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[553]
  • September 17 – President Bush delivers an address to participants in the Elementary School Recognition Program during an afternoon South Lawn appearance.[554]
  • September 18 – President Bush attends a fundraising luncheon at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. The speech he delivers is wide-ranging from domestic issues to the ongoing Persian Gulf Crisis.[555]
  • September 18 – President Bush attends a fundraiser dinner for California gubernatorial candidate Pete Wilson in the San Francisco Ballroom of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, California.[556]
  • September 25Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act of 1990

October[edit]

  • October 23 – President Bush attends a fundraising dinner for Connecticut gubernatorial candidate John Rowland in the International Ballroom of the Tara Stamford Hotel.[557]
  • October 24 – President Bush presents the Congressional Gold Medal to Andrew Wyeth in the Roosevelt Room.[558]
  • October 24 – Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole offers her resignation to President Bush, who accepts it. President Bush delivers an address announcing her resignation later that morning in the Briefing Room.[559]
  • October 24 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement on the Bush administration continuing "to have discussions with House and Senate conferees concerning an agreement on the budget."[560]
  • October 25 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the congressional handling of the federal budget crisis in the Rose Garden.[561]
  • October 25 – President Bush attends a fundraising luncheon for Frank Bond in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[562]
  • October 26 – President Bush transmits the second annual U.S. Long-Term Agricultural Trade Goals and Strategy Report for Fiscal Year 1991 in a message to Congress.[563]
  • October 26 – President Bush attends a campaign rally for California gubernatorial candidate Pete Wilson in the ballroom of the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California.[564]
  • October 27 – President Bush transmits a report on the Panama emergency to Congress in a message.[565]
  • October 27 – President Bush announces the nomination of John A. Bushnell for Ambassador to the Republic of Costa Rica.[566]
  • October 27 – Press Secretary Fitzwater releases a statement confirming the US "believes that order and security should be brought to Lebanon as soon as possible by the legitimate government."[567]
  • October 28 – President Bush addresses soldiers on the tarmac of the Hickam Air Force Base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. President Bush praises the troops with having "helped to launch what history will judge as one of the most important deployments of allied military power since 1945" and quotes Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman.[568]
  • October 29 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the federal budget, Gulf War, civil rights bill veto, the Capital Gains Tax, and taxes on the tarmac at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California.[569]
  • October 29 – President Bush attends a rally for Bill Price at the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[570]
  • October 30 – President Bush delivers an afternoon Rose Garden address in which he congratulates the Cincinnati Reds for winning the World Series.[571]
  • October 30 – President Bush attends the election countdown rally for the Republican National Committee in the Regency Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel.[572]
  • October 30 – President Bush signs the To reauthorize the Tribally Controlled Community College Assistance Act of 1978 and the Navajo Community College Act into law. The legislation is said by President Bush to represent his willingness to "recognize and acknowledge the tribal colleges for the contribution they have made and continue to make in improving the quality of life for many American Indian people."[573]
  • October 31 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Persian Gulf Crisis and whether the US will impose sanctions and the activities of Secretary of State Baker on the lawn of Belle Haven Country Club.[574]
  • October 31 – President Bush attends a fundraising breakfast for Stan Parris in the ballroom at Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria, Virginia.[575]
  • October 31 – President Bush speaks with reporters on the Gulf War and addresses the possibility of the US going to war during a South Lawn appearance.[576]
  • October 31 – President Bush holds a morning Oval Office meeting with Vatican Secretary of State Agostino Cardinal Casarol to discuss the Gulf War.[577]

November[edit]

  • November 5Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990
  • November 19 – President Bush addresses his meeting with Prime Minister Thatcher as well as inquiries into the US's handling of the Gulf War during an appearance at the U.S. Ambassador's residence in Paris, France.[578]
  • November 19 – The Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe is signed during a ceremony in the Salle des Fetes in Europe.[579]
  • November 19 – President Bush addresses the Conference on Security and Cooperation at the Kleber Center.[580]
  • November 21 – President Bush signs the International Narcotics Control Act, 1990 into law. President Bush notes his personal disagreements with portions of the bill and says the legislation "certain provisions that will assist the Administration in implementing our international narcotics control strategy."[581]
  • November 22 – President Bush addresses the Military Airlift Command at their ramp at Dhahran International Airport in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.[582]
  • November 27 – President Bush delivers an address to community members at the Teatro de la Ciudad.[583]
  • November 27 – President Bush delivers an address to Mexican and American business leaders in the ballroom at the Casino Monterrey.[584]
  • November 28 – President Bush signs the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building during the morning. President Bush says the legislation "will help our farmers continue to be leaders in global agricultural trade."[585]
  • November 28 – President Bush signs the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act in the East Room during the afternoon. President Bush says the legislation will authorize the HOPE Initiative that will enable middle-class families to purchase their own homes.[586]
  • November 29Immigration Act of 1990
  • November 29 – President Bush signs the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1990 into law. In a statement on the signing, President Bush says the legislation will reauthorize "a broad array of programs to assist the homeless, amend current programs, and authorize certain new programs to address the continuing needs of homeless, especially the mentally ill and substance abusers."[587]
  • November 29 – President Bush addresses the Association of Bank Holding Companies in the ballroom of the Willard Hotel.[588]
  • November 29 – President Bush attends a reception for student participation in service in the East Room. The contents of his speech focus primarily on the education initiative of StarServe.[589]

December[edit]

  • December 1 – President Bush signs the Judicial Improvements Act of 1990 into law. President Bush says Title II of the legislation provides 85 new federal judges that "will provide needed assistance in our fight against crime and drugs by enhancing our courts' ability to provide swift and fair justice."[590]
  • December 3 – President Bush addresses a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber of the Brazilian Congress Building in Brasilia, Brazil.[591]
  • December 3 – President Bush attends a business community luncheon at the American ambassador's residence in Brasilia. The speech reflects on the history of Brazil and the country's current relations with the United States and other regions.[592]
  • December 4 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Persian Gulf Crisis, Marxism, the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative, agricultural trade policy, American forces in Panama, world power alignment, technology gap, leftist governments in South America, and the military rebellion in Argentine in the Salon de Actos at the Edificio Libertad in Montevideo, Uruguay.[593]
  • December 4 – President Bush delivers an address to a joint session of Congress in the Salon de Actos at the Edificio Libertad in Montevideo.[594]
  • December 5 – President Bush answers reporters on agriculture trade negotiations, the Argentine economy, and relations between the United States and Argentina in the Sala de Conferencia at Casa de Rosata.[595]
  • December 5 – President Bush addresses a joint session of Congress in the Congressional Chamber at the Palacio del Congreso.[596]
  • December 5 – President Bush attends a state dinner at the Sociedad Rural Restaurante in Buenos Aires, Argentina.[597]
  • December 6 – President Bush delivers remarks at the arrival ceremony on the tarmac at Arturo Merino Benitez Airport in Santiago, Chile.[598]
  • December 6 – President Bush answers questions from reporters on Chilean political transition, the Persian Gulf Crisis, trade between Chile and the United States, the assassination of Orlando Letelier, the Middle East Peace Conference and the Persian Gulf Crisis, and Enterprise for the Americas Initiative during an afternoon appearance at President Patricio Aylwin Azocar's residence.[599]
  • December 6 – President Bush delivers an address to a joint session of Congress in the Salon de Honor at the National Congress Building in Valparaiso, Chile.[600]
  • December 6 – President Bush attends a state dinner in the Patio de Los Naranjos at La Moneda Palace in Santiago.[601]
  • December 7 – President Bush attends a breakfast for the American Chamber of Commerce in the Salon de Directorio at the Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Hotel.[602]
  • December 7 – In a statement referring to the Uruguay round, President Bush reaffirms American commitment to "maintaining and strengthening the multilateral trading system and to a timely and successful conclusion of the round."[603]
  • December 7 – President Bush attends a state dinner in the garden at La Casona in Caracas, Venezuela.[604]
  • December 12 – President Bush attends the awards ceremony for the Jobs for America's Graduates in the ballroom of the National Press Club.[605]
  • December 12 – President Bush delivers an address on the waiver of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment and on the Soviet Union receiving economic assistance during an afternoon Rose Garden appearance.[606]
  • December 13 – President Bush attends the presentation ceremony for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards in the Grand Hall at the Department of Commerce.[607]
  • December 13 – President Bush attends a briefing for the Points of Light Foundation in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[608]
  • December 13 – President Bush declines to reward Hussein for the release of hostages when asked by a reporter in the Cabinet Room.[609]
  • December 13 – President Bush attends the lighting ceremony for the National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse during the annual Christmas Pageant of Peace.[610]
  • December 14 – President Bush announces the nomination of Lynn Martin for United States Secretary of Labor and answers questions from reporters on the nomination as well as the Persian Gulf Crisis and minority scholarships during an afternoon appearance on the South Lawn.[611]
  • December 17 – President Bush addresses cabinet nominations and answers questions from reporters on comments made by President Hussein while in the Briefing Room.[612]
  • December 17 – President Bush delivers remarks on the current climate of the Gulf War, stating that the US and its allies neither want war or "a partial solution", and answers questions from reporters in the Rose Garden.[613]
  • December 18 – President Bush releases a statement on the observing of Christmas.[614]
  • December 18 – President Bush holds his sixty-seventh news conference in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building. President Bush answers questions from reporters on the Persian Gulf Crisis, minority scholarships, and economic stimulants.[615]
  • December 18 – Responding to the Federal Reserve System's decision to reduce the discount rate, Press Secretary Fitzwater says the choice should promote economic growth in the coming months.[616]
  • December 19 – President Bush attends a White House Briefing on Drug Abuse Statistics in Room 450 of the Old Executive Office Building.[617]
  • December 19 – President Bush issues a memorandum on the delegation of authority of the certification of countries exporting shrimp to the United States.[618]
  • December 21 – President Bush announces the appointment of Phillip D. Brady for Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary.[619]
  • December 22 – President Bush and Prime Minister of the United Kingdom John Major answer questions from reporters on the Persian Gulf Crisis and Soviet reforms during the morning.[620]
  • December 24 – President Bush's Christmas message to American soldiers in broadcast. The address was recorded thirteen days earlier in the Old Executive Office Building.[621]
  • December 27 – President Bush speaks to reporters on the Persian Gulf Crisis, his schedule, and the Soviet Union on South Lawn of the White House during the afternoon.[622]
  • December 29 – President Bush issues a memorandum to Secretary of State Baker on trade between the United States and the Soviet Union.[623]

1991[edit]

1992[edit]

1993[edit]

  • January 3 – President Bush signs the START II Treaty.
  • January 20 – President Bush finishes his time in office and departs the White House with the First Lady Barbara Bush. His successor, Bill Clinton, was inaugurated as the 42nd President of the United States, at noon EST.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Remarks to White House Visitors (January 21, 1989)
  2. ^ Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters (January 21, 1989)
  3. ^ Remarks to Campaign Staff Members and Political Supporters (January 21, 1989)
  4. ^ McNulty, Timothy J. (January 24, 1989). "Pace Quickens At White House". Chicago Tribune.
  5. ^ Nomination of W. Henson Moore To Be Deputy Secretary of Energy (1989-01-25)
  6. ^ Nomination of Susan S. Engeleiter To Be Administrator of the Small Business Administration (1989-01-25)
  7. ^ Remarks on Signing the Executive Order Establishing the President's Commission on Federal Ethics Law Reform (1989-01-25)
  8. ^ "Bush Implies OK of Tax Hike Later : In First Presidential News Conference, He Hints Easing of Campaign Pledge". Los Angeles Times. January 27, 1989.
  9. ^ The President's News Conference (January 27, 1989)
  10. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for James A. Baker III as Secretary of State (January 27, 1989)
  11. ^ Eaton, William J. (January 28, 1989). "Kemp Vows Homelessness Will Get 'Highest Priority'". Los Angeles Times.
  12. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Elizabeth H. Dole as Secretary of Labor (January 30, 1989)
  13. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on the Establishment of the National Space Council (February 1, 1989)
  14. ^ Nomination of Kenneth Winston Starr To Be Solicitor General of the United States (February 1, 1989)
  15. ^ Remarks at the Annual National Prayer Breakfast (February 2, 1989)
  16. ^ Nomination of Richard R. Burt for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as United States Negotiator for Strategic Nuclear Arms (February 2, 1989)
  17. ^ Remarks on the Savings and Loan Crisis (February 3, 1989)
  18. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Robert A. Mosbacher as Secretary of Commerce (February 3, 1989)
  19. ^ Remarks at a White House Luncheon for Business Leaders (February 3, 1989)
  20. ^ White House Statement on Secretary of Health and Human Services-Designate Louis W. Sullivan (February 4, 1989)
  21. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Carla A. Hills as United States Trade Representative (February 6, 1989)
  22. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Acquisition of Monsanto Electronic Materials Company by a West German Firm (February 7, 1989)
  23. ^ Statement on Signing the Bill Rescinding Proposed Increases in Executive, Legislative, and Judicial Salaries (February 7, 1989)
  24. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Manuel Lujan, Jr., as Secretary of the Interior (February 8, 1989)
  25. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for William K. Reilly as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (February 8, 1989)
  26. ^ Statement on the Economic and Domestic Policy Councils (February 8, 1989)
  27. ^ Address on Administration Goals Before a Joint Session of Congress (February 9, 1989)
  28. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Following a Luncheon With Prime Minister Brian Mulroney in Ottawa, Canada (February 10, 1989)
  29. ^ Remarks to Members of the Business and Industry Association of New Hampshire in Manchester (February 13, 1989)
  30. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Jack F. Kemp as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (February 13, 1989)
  31. ^ Nomination of Roy M. Goodman To Be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (February 14, 1989)
  32. ^ Remarks to the South Carolina State Legislature in Columbia (February 15, 1989)
  33. ^ Nomination of Richard J. Kerr To Be Deputy Director of Central Intelligence (February 15, 1989)
  34. ^ Appointment of Francis S.M. Hodsoll as Executive Associate Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Office of Management and Budget (February 15, 1989)
  35. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Clayton Yeutter as Secretary of Agriculture (February 16, 1989)
  36. ^ Remarks to Students at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (February 17, 1989)
  37. ^ Nomination of Elaine L. Chao To Be Deputy Secretary of Transportation (February 17, 1989)
  38. ^ Nomination of Sidney Linn Williams To Be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (February 17, 1989)
  39. ^ Appointment of William L. Roper as Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy and Director of the White House Office of Policy Development (February 21, 1989)
  40. ^ Nomination of Robert R. Glauber To Be an Under Secretary of the Treasury (February 22, 1989)
  41. ^ The President's News Conference in Tokyo (February 24, 1989)
  42. ^ Remarks at Chongmenwen Christian Church in Beijing (February 26, 1989)
  43. ^ Remarks to American Embassy Employees in Beijing (February 26, 1989)
  44. ^ Remarks to the National Assembly in Seoul (February 27, 1989)
  45. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Following a Cabinet Meeting (February 28, 1989)
  46. ^ Nomination of Constance Horner To Be Under Secretary of Health and Human Services (February 28, 1989)
  47. ^ Nomination of Mary Sheila Gall To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (February 28, 1989)
  48. ^ Nomination of Douglas P. Mulholland To Be an Assistant Secretary of State (February 28, 1989)
  49. ^ Remarks to Members of the Small Business Legislative Council (March 1, 1989)
  50. ^ Appointment of Mark Albrecht as Director of the National Space Council (March 1, 1989)
  51. ^ Remarks at a Reception for Participants in the National Endowment for the Humanities Teacher-Scholar Program (March 2, 1989)
  52. ^ Nomination of William Pelham Barr To Be an Assistant Attorney General (March 2, 1989)
  53. ^ Remarks on Drug Trafficking Prior to a Luncheon With Administration Officials (March 3, 1989)
  54. ^ Remarks to the Winners of the Westinghouse Science Talent Search (March 3, 1989)
  55. ^ Remarks at the Annual Conference of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (March 6, 1989)
  56. ^ Nomination of Anthony Joseph Principi To Be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs (March 6, 1989)
  57. ^ Nomination of Gerald L. Olson To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (March 6, 1989)
  58. ^ Remarks to Members of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (March 7, 1989)
  59. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for James D. Watkins as Secretary of Energy (March 9, 1989)
  60. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Louis W. Sullivan as Secretary of Health and Human Services (March 10, 1989)
  61. ^ Remarks to Members of the National Conference of State Legislators (March 10, 1989)
  62. ^ The President's News Conference (March 10, 1989)
  63. ^ Nomination of Michael Hayden Armacost To Be United States Ambassador to Japan (March 10, 1989)
  64. ^ Remarks to Members of the National Association of Attorneys General (March 13, 1989)
  65. ^ Remarks Following the Swearing-in Ceremony for William J. Bennett as Director of National Drug Control Policy (March 13, 1989)
  66. ^ Remarks to Members of the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith (March 14, 1989)
  67. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Edward J. Derwinski as Secretary of Veterans Affairs (March 15, 1989)
  68. ^ Remarks at a Luncheon Hosted by the Forum Club in Houston, Texas (March 16, 1989)
  69. ^ Remarks at the Junior Achievement National Business Hall of Fame Dinner in Colorado Springs, Colorado (March 16, 1989)
  70. ^ Nomination of Gilbert E. Carmichael To Be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration (March 16, 1989)
  71. ^ The President's News Conference (March 17, 1989)
  72. ^ Nomination of Kate Leader Moore To Be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation (March 17, 1989)
  73. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Thomas R. Pickering as United States Representative to the United Nations (March 20, 1989)
  74. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With the State Legislators Working Group (March 20, 1989)
  75. ^ Nomination of Julius L. Katz To Be a Deputy United States Trade Representative (March 20, 1989)
  76. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Richard B. Cheney as Secretary of Defense (March 21, 1989)
  77. ^ Nomination of Janice Obuchowski To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (March 21, 1989)
  78. ^ Remarks to Students at Conestoga Valley High School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (March 22, 1989)
  79. ^ The President's News Conference (March 24, 1989)
  80. ^ Remarks on Greeting the Crew of the Space Shuttle Discovery (March 24, 1989)
  81. ^ Nomination of William H. Taft IV To Be United States Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Council (March 24, 1989)
  82. ^ Nomination of William G. Rosenberg To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (March 27, 1989)
  83. ^ Nomination of Alfred A. DelliBovi To Be Under Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (March 27, 1989)
  84. ^ Nomination of John C. Weicher To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (March 27, 1989)
  85. ^ Remarks and an Informal Exchange With Reporters Following a Meeting With Administration Officials (March 28, 1989)
  86. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Students at James Madison High School in Vienna, Virginia (March 28, 1989)
  87. ^ "Barbara Bush Being Treated for Graves' Disease, a Thyroid Disorder". Los Angeles Times. March 30, 1989.
  88. ^ "Bush Selects U.S. Attorney". Los Angeles Times. March 30, 1989.
  89. ^ "Bush Decides Not to Take Over Alaska Spill Cleanup : Coast Guard Shocked by Grounding". Los Angeles Times. March 30, 1989.
  90. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on President Bush's Meeting With President Carlos Andres Perez of Venezuela (April 1, 1989)
  91. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Meeting With the Families of the Victims of Pan American Flight 103 (April 3, 1989)
  92. ^ Remarks Following Discussions With President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt (April 3, 1989)
  93. ^ Nomination of Alan Charles Raul To Be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture (April 3, 1989)
  94. ^ Remarks at a White House Briefing for Members of the American Business Conference (April 4, 1989)
  95. ^ Toasts at a State Dinner Honoring President Mohammed Hosni Mubarak of Egypt (April 4, 1989)
  96. ^ Nomination of Delos Cy Jamison To Be Director of the Bureau of Land Management (April 4, 1989)
  97. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Legislation on Educational Excellence (April 5, 1989)
  98. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the National Teacher of the Year Award (April 5, 1989)
  99. ^ Toasts at a Dinner Honoring Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir of Israel (April 6, 1989)
  100. ^ Appointment of Mary McClure as Special Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs (April 6, 1989)
  101. ^ The President's News Conference (April 7, 1989)
  102. ^ Remarks on Signing the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 (April 10, 1989)
  103. ^ Nomination of Diane Kay Morales To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (April 10, 1989)
  104. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the President's Volunteer Action Awards (April 11, 1989)
  105. ^ Continuation of Eugene J. McAllister as an Assistant Secretary of State (April 11, 1989)
  106. ^ Remarks Congratulating the University of Michigan Wolverines on Winning the NCAA Basketball Championship (April 12, 1989)
  107. ^ Remarks Announcing the Nomination of Richard Harrison Truly To Be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (April 12, 1989)
  108. ^ Nomination of James R. Thompson, Jr., To Be Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (April 12, 1989)
  109. ^ Remarks to Citizens in Hamtramck, Michigan (April 17, 1989)
  110. ^ Remarks at the National Conference of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL – CIO (April 18, 1989)
  111. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Agricultural Journalists (April 18, 1989)
  112. ^ Remarks Upon Signing the Bill Implementing the Bipartisan Accord on Central America (April 18, 1989)
  113. ^ Message to the Congress Reporting Budget Deferrals (April 18, 1989)
  114. ^ Nomination of Morton Isaac Abramowitz To Be United States Ambassador to Turkey (April 19, 1989)
  115. ^ Remarks Congratulating the University of Tennessee Lady Volunteers on Winning the NCAA Basketball Championship (April 20, 1989)
  116. ^ Remarks on Signing the Executive Order Establishing the National Space Council (April 20, 1989)
  117. ^ Nomination of D. Allan Bromley To Be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (April 20, 1989)
  118. ^ Remarks on Signing the Law Day, U.S.A., Proclamation (April 21, 1989)
  119. ^ Designation of James J. Carey as Acting Chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission (April 21, 1989)
  120. ^ Remarks at the Memorial Service for Crewmembers of the U.S.S. Iowa in Norfolk, Virginia (April 24, 1989)
  121. ^ Remarks at the Associated Press Business Luncheon in Chicago, Illinois (April 24, 1989)
  122. ^ Remarks at the Dedication Ceremony for the Centennial Grove in Bismarck, North Dakota (April 24, 1989)
  123. ^ Remarks to Ford Aerospace Space Systems Employees in Palo Alto, California (April 25, 1989)
  124. ^ Remarks to Law Enforcement Officers in Orange County, California (April 25, 1989)
  125. ^ Nomination of Richard L. Armitage To Be Secretary of the Army (April 25, 1989)
  126. ^ Remarks to the Texas State Legislature in Austin (April 26, 1989)
  127. ^ Remarks at the Dedication Ceremony for the Michael Bilirakis Alzheimer's Center in Palm Harbor, Florida (April 27, 1989)
  128. ^ Remarks on Signing the Executive Order on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (April 28, 1989)
  129. ^ The President's News Conference (April 28, 1989)
  130. ^ Remarks at the Bicentennial Celebration of George Washington's Inauguration in New York, New York (April 30, 1989)
  131. ^ Remarks to the United States Chamber of Commerce (May 1, 1989)
  132. ^ Remarks at the Swearing-in Ceremony for Susan S. Engeleiter as Administrator of the Small Business Administration (May 1, 1989)
  133. ^ Nomination of Donald B. Rice To Be Secretary of the Air Force (May 1, 1989)
  134. ^ Remarks to the Council of the Americas (May 2, 1989)
  135. ^ Nomination of David J. Gribbin III To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (May 2, 1989)
  136. ^ Appointment of Zvi Kestenbaum as a Member of the Commission for the Preservation of America's Heritage Abroad (May 2, 1989)
  137. ^ Nomination of Sean Charles O'Keefe To Be Comptroller of the Department of Defense (May 3, 1989)
  138. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the European Economic Community-United States Fishing Agreement (May 3, 1989)
  139. ^ "Cheney Glosses Over Disparity on Gorbachev". Los Angeles Times. May 3, 1989.
  140. ^ Remarks at the Annual National Prayer Breakfast (May 4, 1989)
  141. ^ Nomination of Reggie B. Walton To Be Associate Director for National Drug Control Policy (May 4, 1989)
  142. ^ Remarks at a Cinco de Mayo Celebration (May 5, 1989)
  143. ^ Nomination of Julia Chang Bloch To Be United States Ambassador to Nepal (May 8, 1989)
  144. ^ Question-and-Answer Session With Teachers at the Shiloh Child Development Center (May 9, 1989)
  145. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on the Situation in Panama (May 11, 1989)
  146. ^ Nomination of James Franklin Rill To Be an Assistant Attorney General (May 11, 1989)
  147. ^ Nomination of Jerry M. Hunter To Be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (May 12, 1989)
  148. ^ Remarks at the Mississippi State University Commencement Ceremony in Starkville (May 13, 1989)
  149. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Reception for Senator Mitch McConnell in Lexington, Kentucky (May 13, 1989)
  150. ^ Remarks at the National Peace Officers' Memorial Day Ceremony (May 15, 1989)
  151. ^ Remarks to Members of the American Retail Federation (May 17, 1989)
  152. ^ Remarks on Signing the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Holiday Commission Extension Act (May 17, 1989)
  153. ^ Nomination of Antonio Lopez To Be an Associate Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (May 17, 1989)
  154. ^ Continuation of Charles E.M. Kolb as a Deputy Under Secretary of Education (May 17, 1989)
  155. ^ Discussion With Teachers at the Wilson Magnet High School in Rochester, New York (May 18, 1989)
  156. ^ Remarks to the Students at the Wilson Magnet High School in Rochester, New York (May 18, 1989)
  157. ^ Remarks to Supporters of the Brainpower Coalition in Rochester, New York (May 18, 1989)
  158. ^ Remarks at the Boston University Commencement Ceremony in Massachusetts (May 21, 1989)
  159. ^ Remarks at a White House Dinner Honoring the Nation's Governors (May 22, 1989)
  160. ^ Nomination of Thomas Joseph Murrin To Be Deputy Secretary of Commerce (May 22, 1989)
  161. ^ Remarks at the United States Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony in New London, Connecticut (May 24, 1989)
  162. ^ Nomination of Edward Joseph Perkins To Be Director General of the Foreign Service (May 25, 1989)
  163. ^ Nomination of Fred T. Goldberg, Jr., To Be Commissioner of Internal Revenue (May 25, 1989)
  164. ^ Remarks at a Memorial Day Ceremony in Nettuno, Italy (May 28, 1989)
  165. ^ Toast at a Dinner Hosted by Chancellor Helmut Kohl in Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany (May 30, 1989)
  166. ^ Remarks to American Embassy Employees and Their Families in Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany (May 31, 1989)
  167. ^ Statement on the Resignation of Speaker of the House of Representatives Jim Wright (May 31, 1989)
  168. ^ Remarks to American Embassy Employees and Their Families in London (June 1, 1989)
  169. ^ Toast at a Dinner Hosted by Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in London (June 1, 1989)
  170. ^ Nomination of Shirley Temple Black To Be United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (June 1, 1989)
  171. ^ Continuation of Michael Ussery as United States Ambassador to Morocco (June 1, 1989)
  172. ^ Remarks on Arrival in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (June 2, 1989)
  173. ^ White House Statement on the Death of the Ayatollah Khomeini (June 4, 1989)
  174. ^ The President's News Conference (June 5, 1989)
  175. ^ Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Business Roundtable (June 5, 1989)
  176. ^ Statement on the 45th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1989)
  177. ^ Statement on the Elections in Poland (June 6, 1989)
  178. ^ Nomination of Sherrie Sandy Rollins To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (June 6, 1989)
  179. ^ Nomination of Roy M. Goodman To Be a Member of the National Council on the Arts (June 6, 1989)
  180. ^ Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan (June 6, 1989)
  181. ^ Nomination of Michael R. Deland To Be a Member of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Designation as Chairman (June 7, 1989)
  182. ^ Remarks to Members of Ducks Unlimited (June 8, 1989)
  183. ^ Nomination of Debra Russell Bowland To Be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division at the Department of Labor (June 8, 1989)
  184. ^ Nomination of Thomas Patrick Melady To Be United States Ambassador to the Holy See (June 9, 1989)
  185. ^ Remarks at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln (June 13, 1989)
  186. ^ Nomination of Stella Garcia Guerra To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (June 13, 1989)
  187. ^ Nomination of John F. Turner To Be Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (June 13, 1989)
  188. ^ Continuation of Richard Schifter as an Assistant Secretary of State (June 14, 1989)
  189. ^ Remarks to Law Enforcement Officers at the Federal Training Center in Glynco, Georgia (June 15, 1989)
  190. ^ Remarks at a Reception for Participants in the Very Special Arts International Festival (June 15, 1989)
  191. ^ Nomination of Stephen John Hadley To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (June 16, 1989)
  192. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Drug-Free Schools Awards (June 19, 1989)
  193. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Scholars Awards (June 20, 1989)
  194. ^ Remarks Announcing the Youth Engaged in Service to America Initiative (June 21, 1989)
  195. ^ Nomination of John J. Easton, Jr., To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (June 21, 1989)
  196. ^ Informal Exchange With Residents of Covenant House in New York, New York (June 22, 1989)
  197. ^ Statement on the Supreme Court's Decision on Abortion (July 3, 1989)
  198. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Ronald Reagan's Riding Accident (July 4, 1989)
  199. ^ Statement on the Media Advertising Partnership for a Drug-Free America (July 5, 1989)
  200. ^ Nomination of Linda M. Combs To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (July 5, 1989)
  201. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Presidential Medal of Freedom (July 6, 1989)
  202. ^ Nomination of Eric M. Javits To Be United States Ambassador to Venezuela (July 6, 1989)
  203. ^ Nomination of Arthur W. Fort To Be an Assistant Secretary of State (July 7, 1989)
  204. ^ Remarks to the Polish National Assembly in Warsaw (July 10, 1989)
  205. ^ "Once again, Pentagon to try thrift". Chicago Tribune. July 12, 1989.
  206. ^ "Senate OKs bill shifting limits on immigration". Chicago Tribune. July 14, 1989.
  207. ^ Moseley, Ray (July 15, 1989). "U.S. may pay families in downing of Iranian airliner". Chicago Tribune.
  208. ^ "Senate vote hits China in wallet". Chicago Tribune. July 15, 1989.
  209. ^ McNulty, Timothy J. (July 17, 1989). "Bush: Too Early For Soviets To Join Economic Summit". Chicago Tribune.
  210. ^ "Bush miffed at Quayle-bashing by '88 advisors". Chicago Tribune. July 18, 1989.
  211. ^ Statement by the President on the Upcoming Elections in Nicaragua (July 19, 1989)
  212. ^ Nomination of Nicolas Miklos Salgo for the Rank of Ambassador While Serving as Special Negotiator for Property Issues (July 19, 1989)
  213. ^ Nomination of Charles Warren Hostler To Be United States Ambassador to Bahrain (July 21, 1989)
  214. ^ Lauter, David (July 26, 1989). "Bush to Phase Out Quotas in Setback for Steel Firms". Los Angeles Times.
  215. ^ "Castro Assails Bush as 'Arrogant' on Communist Woes". Los Angeles Times. July 27, 1989.
  216. ^ "SOUTHLAND : Bush Endorses Wilson for Governor". Los Angeles Times. July 28, 1989.
  217. ^ "Baker: Keep the Khmer Rouge out". Chicago Tribune. July 31, 1989.
  218. ^ Remarks at a White House Barbecue for Members of Congress (August 1, 1989)
  219. ^ Nomination of Jonathan Moore To Be an Alternate United States Representative to the United Nations (August 1, 1989)
  220. ^ Statement on Food Assistance for Poland (August 1, 1989)
  221. ^ Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters on the Hostage Situation in Lebanon (August 2, 1989)
  222. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Proposed Civil Rights Legislation for Disabled Americans (August 2, 1989)
  223. ^ Nomination of Stephen Read Hanmer, Jr., To Be Deputy Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (August 2, 1989)
  224. ^ Letter to Congressional Leaders on Savings and Loan Financing Legislation (August 3, 1989)
  225. ^ Remarks at a Ceremony Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Department of War (August 7, 1989)
  226. ^ Remarks at the Boy Scout National Jamboree in Bowling Green, Virginia (August 7, 1989)
  227. ^ Remarks at the National Urban League Conference (August 8, 1989)
  228. ^ Remarks on Signing the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989 (August 9, 1989)
  229. ^ Continuation of John J. Welch, Jr., as an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (August 9, 1989)
  230. ^ Statement on Signing the Bill Concerning the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary (August 9, 1989)
  231. ^ Remarks Announcing the Nomination of General Colin L. Powell To Be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (August 10, 1989)
  232. ^ Statement on the American Hostages in Lebanon (August 10, 1989)
  233. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Education Summit With the Nation's Governors (August 11, 1989)
  234. ^ Statement on the Anniversary of the Berlin Wall (August 12, 1989)
  235. ^ Statement on the Death of Representative Mickey Leland (August 13, 1989)
  236. ^ Remarks on Signing the Disaster Assistance Act of 1989 (August 14, 1989)
  237. ^ Nomination of Richard C. Breeden To Be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, and Designation as Chairman (August 14, 1989)
  238. ^ Nomination of James R. Locher III To Be an Assistant Secretary of Defense (August 15, 1989)
  239. ^ Remarks at a Campaign Fundraising Luncheon for Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Miami, Florida (August 16, 1989)
  240. ^ Remarks at the Montana Centennial Celebration in Helena (September 18, 1989)
  241. ^ Remarks to the Five-State Legislators Conference in Helena, Montana (September 18, 1989)
  242. ^ The President's News Conference in Helena, Montana (September 18, 1989)
  243. ^ Nomination of Richard H. Melton To Be United States Ambassador to Brazil (September 18, 1989)
  244. ^ Appointment of Christine D. Reed as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal National Mortgage Association (September 18, 1989)
  245. ^ Remarks at the Washington Centennial Celebration in Spokane (September 19, 1989)
  246. ^ Appointment of Robert J. Portman as Deputy Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (September 25, 1989)
  247. ^ Nomination of Edwin G. Foulke, Jr., To Be a Member of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, and Designation as Chairman (September 26, 1989)
  248. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters During a Meeting With Small Business Leaders (September 26, 1989)
  249. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting Proposed Campaign Finance Reform Legislation (September 26, 1989)
  250. ^ Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group (September 27, 1989)
  251. ^ Nomination of Bruce L. Gardner To Be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (September 27, 1989)
  252. ^ Remarks at the University of Virginia Convocation in Charlottesville (September 28, 1989)
  253. ^ Memorandum on Administrative Dismissal of Federal Employees Affected by Hurricane Hugo (September 29, 1989)
  254. ^ Remarks at the Retirement Ceremony for Admiral William J. Crowe, Jr., Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in Annapolis, Maryland (September 29, 1989)
  255. ^ Statement by the President on Signing the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 1990 (September 29, 1989)
  256. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board (September 29, 1989)
  257. ^ Nomination of William Clark, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to India (September 29, 1989)
  258. ^ Continuation of John C. Martin As Inspector General of the Environmental Protection Agency (September 29, 1989)
  259. ^ Appointment of John Charles Gartland as a Member of the National Commission for Employment Policy (September 29, 1989)
  260. ^ Nomination of Dennis M. Devaney To Be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board (September 29, 1989)
  261. ^ Nomination of Keith Leveret Wauchope To Be United States Ambassador to Gabon and to Sao Tome and Principe (October 2, 1989)
  262. ^ Nomination of Gordon H. Mansfield To Be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (October 2, 1989)
  263. ^ Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Carlos Salinas de Gortari of Mexico (October 3, 1989)
  264. ^ Statement on Signing the Bill Establishing the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis County, Missouri (October 3, 1989)
  265. ^ Remarks at the Signing Ceremony for the Mexico-United States Environmental and Trade Agreements (October 3, 1989)
  266. ^ Nomination of Ruth V. Washington To Be United States Ambassador to The Gambia (October 6, 1989)
  267. ^ Memorandum on the 1990 Census (October 6, 1989)
  268. ^ Nomination of Robert P. McMillan To Be a Member of the Board of the Panama Canal Commission (October 6, 1989)
  269. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Hand Surgery (October 6, 1989)
  270. ^ Exchange With Reporters Following the President's Hand Surgery (October 6, 1989)
  271. ^ Nomination of Don R. Clay To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (October 17, 1989)
  272. ^ Remarks at the Republican Governors' Association Annual Dinner (October 17, 1989)
  273. ^ Remarks on the San Francisco Bay Area Earthquake and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters (October 18, 1989)
  274. ^ Remarks to National Distinguished Principals Award Recipients (October 18, 1989)
  275. ^ Appointment of Frederick D. Nelson as an Associate Counsel to the President (October 23, 1989)
  276. ^ Appointment of Christopher du Pont Roosevelt as a Member of the Roosevelt Campobello International Park Commission (October 23, 1989)
  277. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Excellence in Science and Math Teaching Awards (October 24, 1989)
  278. ^ Appointment of Charles R. Henry as a Member of the Committee for Purchase from the Blind and Other Severely Handicapped (October 24, 1989)
  279. ^ Remarks to Members of the Institute of International Education (October 25, 1989)
  280. ^ Remarks Announcing Proposed Legislation on Food Safety and Pesticides (October 26, 1989)
  281. ^ Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1990 (October 27, 1989)
  282. ^ Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony in San Jose, Costa Rica (October 27, 1989)
  283. ^ Exchange With Reporters in San Jose, Costa Rica, on the Situation in Nicaragua (October 27, 1989)
  284. ^ Nomination of the United States Alternate Executive Director and the United States Director of the Inter-American Development Bank (October 27, 1989)
  285. ^ Nomination of Edmund DeJarnette, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Tanzania (October 27, 1989)
  286. ^ The President's News Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica (October 28, 1990)
  287. ^ Remarks to Members of the American Embassy Community in San Jose, Costa Rica (October 28, 1989)
  288. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Reports on Highway and Motor Vehicle Safety (October 30, 1989)
  289. ^ Remarks at the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the National Law Enforcement Officers' Memorial (October 30, 1989)
  290. ^ Statement on the Chemical Weapons Destruction Facility in Tooele, Utah (October 30, 1989)
  291. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Japan-United States Fishing Agreement (October 30, 1989)
  292. ^ Message to the Congress on the Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to Iran (October 30, 1989)
  293. ^ Remarks to Schoolchildren at the White House Halloween Party (October 31, 1989)
  294. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on the Fiscal Year 1990 Federal Budget (October 31, 1989)
  295. ^ Appointment of Thomas F.X. Needles as Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of Presidential Personnel (October 31, 1989)
  296. ^ Nomination of Hilary Paterson Cleveland To Be a Member of the International Joint Commission -- United States and Canada (October 31, 1989)
  297. ^ Statement on Proposed Minimum Wage Legislation (October 31, 1989)
  298. ^ "Conferees take ax to 'Star Wars'". Chicago Tribune. November 3, 1989.
  299. ^ Cawley, Janet. "Bush backs raises for lawmakers". Chicago Tribune.
  300. ^ Remarks at the Unveiling Ceremony for the Official Portraits of Ronald and Nancy Reagan (November 15, 1989)
  301. ^ Remarks at the Biannual Convention of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (November 15, 1989)
  302. ^ Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 1990 (November 19, 1989)
  303. ^ Nomination of Peter K. Nunez To Be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (November 20, 1989)
  304. ^ Nomination of William D. Hathaway To Be a Commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission (November 20, 1989)
  305. ^ Nomination of Arthur J. Hill To Be President of the Government National Mortgage Association (November 21, 1989)
  306. ^ Remarks at the Commercial Appeal's Thanksgiving Celebration in Memphis, Tennessee (November 22, 1989)
  307. ^ Nomination of William J. Haynes II To Be General Counsel of the Department of the Army (November 22, 1989)
  308. ^ "U.S. aids Salvadorian eyewitnesses". Chicago Tribune. November 25, 1989.
  309. ^ Appointment of Peter W. Senopoulos as a Member of the American Battle Monuments Commission (November 27, 1989)
  310. ^ Remarks to Members of the Presidential Economic Delegation to Poland (November 28, 1989)
  311. ^ Statement on Signing the National Museum of the American Indian Act (November 28, 1989)
  312. ^ Statement on Signing the Support for East European Democracy (SEED) Act of 1989 (November 28, 1989)
  313. ^ "Bush: Too soon to cut defense; President cool to 'peace dividend' idea". Chicago Tribune. November 30, 1989.
  314. ^ Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Brian Mulroney of Canada (November 29, 1989)
  315. ^ Statement on Signing the Intelligence Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1990 (November 30, 1989)
  316. ^ Statement on Signing the Ethics Reform Act of 1989 (November 30, 1989)
  317. ^ Shanker, Thom (December 2, 1989). "U.S. balanced aid for Aquino with concern over military bases". Chicago Tribune.
  318. ^ Moseley, Ray (December 3, 1989). "President lists 20 proposals for Gorbachev". Chicago Tribune.
  319. ^ Moseley, Ray (December 4, 1989). "Bush, Gorbachev hail new era". Chicago Tribune.
  320. ^ Madigan, Charles M. (December 5, 1989). "USSR finds place for religion". Chicago Tribune.
  321. ^ Remarks at the Acres Homes War on Drugs Rally in Houston, Texas (1989-12-07)
  322. ^ "Bush still for Columbian summit". Chicago Tribune. December 8, 1989.
  323. ^ Sly, Liz (December 12, 1989). "Bush gets heat over officials' China visit". Chicago Tribune.
  324. ^ Winter, Christine (December 12, 1989). "Bush: S&L rescue falling short". Chicago Tribune.
  325. ^ Moseley, Ray (December 12, 1989). "Baker calls for 'new Europe'". Chicago Tribune.
  326. ^ Sly, Liz (December 13, 1989). "U.S. may OK 3 satellites for China". Chicago Tribune.
  327. ^ Remarks at the Catholic University of America Anniversary Dinner (December 12, 1989)
  328. ^ "Bush approves repeal of Medicare health plan". Chicago Tribune. December 14, 1989.
  329. ^ Nomination of Donald Robert Quartel To Be a Commissioner at the Federal Maritime Commission (December 14, 1989)
  330. ^ Statement on Signing the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (December 15, 1989)
  331. ^ Joint News Conference Following Discussions With French President Mitterrand in St. Martin, French West Indies (December 16, 1989)
  332. ^ Sly, Liz (December 19, 1989). "White House reveals earlier China visit". Chicago Tribune.
  333. ^ Statement on Signing the Veterans' Benefits Amendments of 1989 (December 18, 1989)
  334. ^ Appointment of Edward C. Aldridge, Jr., as a Member of the President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (December 18, 1989)
  335. ^ McNulty, Timothy J. (December 20, 1989). "Baker admits missteps on officials' China trips". Chicago Tribune.
  336. ^ Statement on Signing the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989 (December 19, 1989)
  337. ^ Address to the Nation Announcing United States Military Action in Panama (1989-12-20)
  338. ^ "U.S. in no hurry to quit Panama". Chicago Tribune. December 22, 1989.
  339. ^ "Bush, wife visit AIDS victims' clinic". Chicago Tribune. December 23, 1989.
  340. ^ "GIs cheered as fighting in Panama eases". Chicago Tribune. December 24, 1989.
  341. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Situation in Panama (December 26, 1989)
  342. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters in Corpus Christi, Texas (December 27, 1989)
  343. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Election of Vaclav Havel as President of Czechoslovakia (December 29, 1989)
  344. ^ Marx, Gary (December 31, 1989). "Bush calls raid a 'screwup'". Chicago Tribune.
  345. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters in San Antonio, Texas, on United States Military Action in Panama (December 31, 1989)
  346. ^ New Year's Message to the People of the Soviet Union (January 1, 1990)
  347. ^ "Bush tells rights leader he deplores bombings". Chicago Tribune. January 2, 1990.
  348. ^ "Bush budget delayed; aid criticizes Congress". Chicago Tribune. January 2, 1990.
  349. ^ "Cut proposed in outlay for home heating aid". Chicago Tribune. January 2, 1990.
  350. ^ Remarks Announcing the Surrender of General Manuel Noriega in Panama (January 3, 1990)
  351. ^ The President's News Conference (January 5, 1990)
  352. ^ Nomination of Anthony Hurlbutt Flack To Be a Member of the National Council on Disability (January 5, 1990)
  353. ^ Remarks Introducing the Presidential Lecture Series (January 7, 1990)
  354. ^ Remarks to the American Farm Bureau Federation in Orlando, Florida (January 8, 1990)
  355. ^ Nomination of D'Wayne Gray To Be Chief Benefits Director of the Department of Veterans Affairs (January 9, 1990)
  356. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Meeting on Emergency Aid to Poland (January 11, 1990)
  357. ^ Informal Exchange With Reporters (January 11, 1990)
  358. ^ Appointment of Richard G. Trefry as Military Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Military Office (January 11, 1990)
  359. ^ Question-and-Answer Session With the Youth Collaborative Mentor Group in Cincinnati, Ohio (January 12, 1990)
  360. ^ Remarks to Students and Faculty at Robert A. Taft High School in Cincinnati, Ohio (January 12, 1990)
  361. ^ Remarks to the Chamber of Commerce in Cincinnati, Ohio (January 12, 1990)
  362. ^ Nomination of Frederick M. Bernthal To Be Deputy Director of the National Science Foundation (January 12, 1990)
  363. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Vietnam-United States Special Resettlement Program (January 13, 1990)
  364. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Vienna Meeting of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (January 16, 1990)
  365. ^ Remarks on the United States Military Action in Panama and an Exchange With Reporters (January 17, 1990)
  366. ^ Nomination of Susan J. Koch To Be an Assistant Director of the United States Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (January 17, 1990)
  367. ^ Remarks at the Bush Administration Executive Forum (January 18, 1990)
  368. ^ Exchange With Reporters (January 18, 1990)
  369. ^ Remarks at the Bush-Quayle Campaign Reunion (January 18, 1990)
  370. ^ Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of Home Builders in Atlanta, Georgia (January 19, 1990)
  371. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Development of Wetlands Conservation Policy (January 19, 1990)
  372. ^ Nomination of William D. Phillips To Be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (January 19, 1990)
  373. ^ Nomination of Eugene Wong To Be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (January 19, 1990)
  374. ^ Nomination of Edward W. Kelley, Jr., To Be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (January 19, 1990)
  375. ^ Nomination of Jessica L. Parks To Be a Member of the Merit Systems Protection Board (January 19, 1990)
  376. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Governor Bob Martinez in Miami, Florida (January 19, 1990)
  377. ^ Remarks to Participants in the March for Life Rally (January 22, 1990)
  378. ^ Statement on the Appointment of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (January 22, 1990)
  379. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Rural Development Programs (January 22, 1990)
  380. ^ Nomination of James L. Kolstad To Be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (January 22, 1990)
  381. ^ Nomination of L. Joyce Hampers To Be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce (January 22, 1990)
  382. ^ Remarks at the American Spectator Annual Dinner (January 22, 1990)
  383. ^ Nomination of Charles M. Herzfeld To Be Director of Defense Research and Engineering (January 24, 1990)
  384. ^ Nomination of C. Anson Franklin To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (January 25, 1990)
  385. ^ Statement on Economic Assistance to Panama (January 25, 1990)
  386. ^ Nomination of John R. Dunne To Be an Assistant Attorney General (January 25, 1990)
  387. ^ Remarks to the United States Conference of Mayors (January 26, 1990)
  388. ^ Remarks to Special-Needs Adopted Children and Their Parents (January 26, 1990)
  389. ^ Nomination of Richard J. Hankinson To Be Inspector General of the Department of Justice (January 26, 1990)
  390. ^ Cawley, Janet (January 29, 1990). "Quayle hones his game during Panama visit". Chicago Tribune.
  391. ^ "Bush budget gets cool greeting". Chicago Tribune. January 30, 1990.
  392. ^ "Panama invasion illegal, Jamaican leader tells Quayle". Chicago Tribune. January 30, 1990.
  393. ^ Remarks on Transmitting Proposed Savings and Economic Growth Legislation (February 1, 1990)
  394. ^ Remarks at the Annual National Prayer Breakfast (February 1, 1990)
  395. ^ Appointment of Joy A. Silverman as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (February 1, 1990)
  396. ^ Nomination of Charles J. Chamberlain To Be a Member of the Railroad Retirement Board (February 1, 1990)
  397. ^ Order on the China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation Divestiture of MAMCO Manufacturing, Incorporated (February 1, 1990)
  398. ^ Message to the Congress on the China National Aero-Technology Import and Export Corporation Divestiture of MAMCO Manufacturing, Incorporated (February 1, 1990)
  399. ^ Remarks to Students and Faculty of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (February 2, 1990)
  400. ^ Appointment of the Members of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, and Designation of the Chairman and Vice Chairman (February 2, 1990)
  401. ^ Appointment of Katherine E. Boyd as a Member of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (February 2, 1990)
  402. ^ Message to the Senate Transmitting the Federal Republic of Germany-United States Convention on Taxation and Fiscal Evasion (February 5, 1990)
  403. ^ Message to the Senate Transmitting the Finland-United States Convention on Taxation and Fiscal Evasion (February 5, 1990)
  404. ^ Remarks to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (February 5, 1990)
  405. ^ Nomination of Richard E. Bissell To Be an Assistant Administrator of the Agency for International Development (February 5, 1990)
  406. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the 1989 Science and Engineering Indicators Report (February 5, 1990)
  407. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the 1990 Economic Report (February 6, 1990)
  408. ^ Nomination of Shirin Raziuddin Tahir-Kheli To Be Alternate United States Representative for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations (February 9, 1990)
  409. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Flo Hyman Award (February 9, 1990)
  410. ^ Nomination of John J. Adair To Be Inspector General of the Resolution Trust Corporation (February 9, 1990)
  411. ^ Statement on the Release of Nelson Mandela (February 10, 1990)
  412. ^ Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Denis Sassou-Nguesso of the Congo (February 12, 1990)
  413. ^ Statement on Signing the United Nations Convention Against Illegal Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (February 13, 1990)
  414. ^ Statement on Signing the Urgent Assistance for Democracy in Panama Act of 1990 (February 14, 1990)
  415. ^ Memorandum on Federalism (February 16, 1990)
  416. ^ Statement on Signing the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1990 and 1991 (February 16, 1990)
  417. ^ Nomination of E.U. Curtis Bohlen To Be an Assistant Secretary of State (February 20, 1990)
  418. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Charles Stark Draper Prize for Engineering (February 20, 1990)
  419. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Narcotics Control Certification (March 1, 1990)
  420. ^ Remarks on Legislation To Amend the Clean Air Act and an Exchange With Reporters in Los Angeles, California (March 1, 1990)
  421. ^ Remarks at the Dedication Ceremony for the North Los Angeles County Correctional Facility in Santa Monica, California (March 1, 1990)
  422. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Legislation To Amend the Clean Air Act (March 1, 1990)
  423. ^ Exchange With Reporters at a Meeting With Ronald Reagan in Los Angeles, California (March 1, 1990)
  424. ^ Remarks at the California Chamber of Commerce Centennial Dinner in Los Angeles (March 1, 1990)
  425. ^ Remarks to the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles, California (March 2, 1990)
  426. ^ Remarks at an Antidrug Rally in Santa Ana, California (March 2, 1990)
  427. ^ Nomination of John C. Foltz To Be Administrator of the Federal Grain Inspection Service (March 2, 1990)
  428. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Meeting With Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu of Japan in Palm Springs, California (March 2, 1990)
  429. ^ Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu of Japan in Palm Springs, California (March 3, 1990)
  430. ^ The President's News Conference Following Discussions With Prime Minister Toshiki Kaifu of Japan in Palm Springs, California (March 3, 1990)
  431. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for a Donation to the United Negro College Fund in Palm Springs, California (March 4, 1990)
  432. ^ Statement on the Economic Situation in Argentina (March 5, 1990)
  433. ^ Statement on the 20th Anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (March 5, 1990)
  434. ^ Nomination of Lynne Vincent Cheney To Be Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities (March 5, 1990)
  435. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on President Bush's Telephone Conversation With Seymour Reich of the Conference of Presidents of American Jewish Organizations (March 5, 1990)
  436. ^ Remarks to Members of the National PTA Legislative Conference (March 5, 1990)
  437. ^ Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy (March 6, 1990)
  438. ^ Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy (March 6, 1990)
  439. ^ Remarks to the American Society of Association Executives (March 6, 1990)
  440. ^ Nomination of Jo Anne B. Barnhart To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (March 6, 1990)
  441. ^ Statement on Signing a Bill Extending the Authorization for School Dropout Demonstration Programs (March 6, 1990)
  442. ^ Toasts at the State Dinner for Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti of Italy (March 6, 1990)
  443. ^ Remarks at the American Electronics Association Luncheon (March 7, 1990)
  444. ^ Remarks at the National Drug Control Policy Luncheon (March 7, 1990)
  445. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Space Exploration Initiative (March 8, 1990)
  446. ^ Remarks at a Presentation Ceremony for the Panama Campaign Streamer at Fort Myer, Virginia (March 8, 1990)
  447. ^ Remarks at the National Transportation Policy Meeting (March 8, 1990)
  448. ^ White House Fact Sheet on the National Transportation Policy (March 8, 1990)
  449. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Senator John Warner in Tysons Corner, Virginia (March 8, 1990)
  450. ^ Remarks at the Annual Convention of the National Association of Broadcasters in Atlanta, Georgia (April 2, 1990)
  451. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Gubernatorial Candidate George Voinovich in Cincinnati, Ohio (April 2, 1990)
  452. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Iraq's Threat To Use Chemical Weapons (April 3, 1990)
  453. ^ Remarks at a Tree-Planting Ceremony in Indianapolis, Indiana (April 3, 1990)
  454. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Luncheon for Senator Dan Coats in Indianapolis, Indiana (April 3, 1990)
  455. ^ Remarks and an Exchange With Reporters Aboard Air Force One (April 3, 1990)
  456. ^ Remarks on the Upcoming Summit With President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union (April 5, 1990)
  457. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Members of the American Society of Newspaper Editors (April 6, 1990)
  458. ^ Remarks at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of President Lyndon B. Johnson's Inauguration (April 6, 1990)
  459. ^ Remarks on Signing the National Physical Fitness and Sports Month Proclamation (May 1, 1990)
  460. ^ Remarks at a White House Briefing for the Leadership of National Small Business United and the National Association of Women Business Owners (May 1, 1990)
  461. ^ Message to the Congress Reporting on the Economic Sanctions Against Nicaragua (May 1, 1990)
  462. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the District of Columbia Budget and Supplemental Appropriations Request (May 1, 1990)
  463. ^ Statement on the Death of Henry Gregory (May 1, 1990)
  464. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Proposed Legislation Concerning Federal Pay Reform (May 1, 1990)
  465. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for the Korean War Veterans Memorial Commission (May 1, 1990)
  466. ^ Remarks to the President's Committee on Employment of People With Disabilities (May 2, 1990)
  467. ^ Remarks to the President's Youth Leadership Forum (May 2, 1990)
  468. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Modifications of Export Controls for Strategic Technologies and Goods (May 2, 1990)
  469. ^ White House Statement on the Proposed Foreign Acquisition of UniSoft Group Limited (May 2, 1990)
  470. ^ The President's News Conference (May 3, 1990)
  471. ^ Remarks Following Discussions With Prime Minister Michael Manley of Jamaica (May 3, 1990)
  472. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Achievement Against All Odds Awards (May 3, 1990)
  473. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Meeting With Mayor Teddy Kollek of Jerusalem (May 3, 1990)
  474. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Meeting With Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene of Lithuania (May 3, 1990)
  475. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Establishment of a Presidential Emergency Board To Investigate Railroad Labor Disputes (May 4, 1990)
  476. ^ Nomination of Stephen Anthony Trodden To Be Inspector General of the Department of Veterans Affairs (May 4, 1990)
  477. ^ Message on the Observance of Cinco de Mayo (May 4, 1990)
  478. ^ Nomination of Wallace Elmer Stickney To Be Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and Appointment as a Governor of the Board of Governors of the American National Red Cross (May 4, 1990)
  479. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Mrs. Bush's Meeting With Former Hostage Frank Reed (May 4, 1990)
  480. ^ Remarks at the Oklahoma State University Commencement Ceremony in Stillwater (May 4, 1990)
  481. ^ Remarks at the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Dinner in Tulsa (May 4, 1990)
  482. ^ Remarks on Signing the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Proclamation (May 7, 1990)
  483. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater Announcing Importation Restrictions on Archeological Treasures From Peru (May 7, 1990)
  484. ^ Nomination of William Bodde, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to the Marshall Islands (May 7, 1990)
  485. ^ Nomination of Joseph Edward Lake To Be United States Ambassador to Mongolia (May 7, 1990)
  486. ^ Nomination of Thomas W. Simons, Jr., To Be United States Ambassador to Poland (May 23, 1990)
  487. ^ The President's News Conference (May 24, 1990)
  488. ^ Remarks at a White House Ceremony Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Head Start (May 24, 1990)
  489. ^ Message to the House of Representatives Returning Without Approval the Amtrak Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 1990 (May 24, 1990)
  490. ^ Nomination of Roger Gran Harrison To Be United States Ambassador to Jordan (May 24, 1990)
  491. ^ Statement on the House of Representatives Action on Clean Air Legislation (May 24, 1990)
  492. ^ Interview With Christian Malar of Channel 5, French Television (May 24, 1990)
  493. ^ Statement on Signing a Bill Amending Indian Laws (May 24, 1990)
  494. ^ Nomination of Paul L. Ziemer To Be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (May 25, 1990)
  495. ^ Nomination of Calvin A. Kent To Be Administrator of the Energy Information Administration (May 25, 1990)
  496. ^ Statement on Signing the Dire Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill (May 25, 1990)
  497. ^ Exchange With Reporters in Kennebunkport, Maine (May 28, 1990)
  498. ^ Remarks at a Memorial Day Ceremony in Kennebunkport, Maine (May 28, 1990)
  499. ^ Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union (May 31, 1990)
  500. ^ Remarks and an Exchange With Reporters on the Soviet-United States Summit (May 31, 1990)
  501. ^ Toasts at the State Dinner for President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union (May 31, 1990)
  502. ^ Exchange With Reporters Following a Meeting With President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union (June 1, 1990)
  503. ^ emarks on Signing Soviet-United States Bilateral Agreements (June 1, 1990)
  504. ^ Toasts at a Dinner Hosted by President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union (June 1, 1990)
  505. ^ Exchange With Reporters Following Meetings at Camp David, Maryland, With President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union (June 2, 1990)
  506. ^ Soviet-United States Joint Statement on Ethiopia (June 2, 1990)
  507. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Appointment of William Frederick Sittmann as Executive Secretary of the National Security Council (June 4, 1990)
  508. ^ Nomination of David H. Leroy To Be Nuclear Waste Negotiator (June 4, 1990)
  509. ^ Statement on the Anniversary of the Suppression of the Demonstrations at Tiananmen Square (June 4, 1990)
  510. ^ Remarks at a Ceremony Honoring the GI Bill (June 5, 1990)
  511. ^ Appointment of the 1990–91 White House Fellows (June 6, 1990)
  512. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Environmental Quality (June 6, 1990)
  513. ^ Nomination of Roy M. Huffington To Be United States Ambassador to Austria (June 6, 1990)
  514. ^ Nomination of Hugh Kenneth Hill To Be United States Ambassador to Bulgaria (June 6, 1990)
  515. ^ Exchange With Reporters in Kennebunkport, Maine (July 2, 1990)
  516. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Deaths of Moslem Pilgrims in Mecca, Saudi Arabia (July 3, 1990)
  517. ^ Exchange With Reporters (July 3, 1990)
  518. ^ The President's News Conference Following the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Summit in London, United Kingdom (July 6, 1990)
  519. ^ Remarks at the Welcoming Ceremony for the Houston Economic Summit (July 9, 1990)
  520. ^ Remarks on Presenting the Final Communique of the Houston Economic Summit (July 11, 1990)
  521. ^ Remarks to the 30th Biennial Greek Orthodox Church Clergy-Laity Congress (July 12, 1990)
  522. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Hungarian Emigration Policy (July 13, 1990)
  523. ^ Remarks at an Antidrug Rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (July 24, 1990)
  524. ^ Remarks at a Republican Party Fundraising Dinner in New York, New York (July 24, 1990)
  525. ^ Nomination of Edward P. Brynn To Be United States Ambassador to Burkina Faso (July 24, 1990)
  526. ^ Remarks at a Ceremony Commemorating Captive Nations Week (July 25, 1990)
  527. ^ Appointment of Richard W. Porter as Special Assistant to the President and Executive Secretary for the Domestic Policy Council (July 25, 1990)
  528. ^ Nomination of Thomas F. Kranz To Be an Associate Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (August 1, 1990)
  529. ^ Statement by Deputy Press Secretary Popadiuk on the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait (August 1, 1990)
  530. ^ Remarks and an Exchange With Reporters on the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait (August 2, 1990)
  531. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters in Aspen, Colorado, Following a Meeting With Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom (August 2, 1990)
  532. ^ Memorandum on the Withholding of Assistance to Iraq (August 2, 1990)
  533. ^ Remarks at the Aspen Institute Symposium in Aspen, Colorado (August 2, 1990)
  534. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the ``Regulatory Program of the United States Government (August 3, 1990)
  535. ^ Nomination of Paula J. Dobriansky To Be an Associate Director of the United States Information Agency (August 3, 1990)
  536. ^ Message to the Congress on the Declaration of a National Emergency With Respect to Iraq (August 3, 1990)
  537. ^ Nomination of Arlene Render To Be United States Ambassador to The Gambia (August 3, 1990)
  538. ^ Nomination of Gordon L. Streeb To Be United States Ambassador to Zambia (August 3, 1990)
  539. ^ Remarks and an Exchange With Reporters on the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait (August 3, 1990)
  540. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Evacuation of United States Citizens From Liberia (August 5, 1990)
  541. ^ Remarks Announcing the Upcoming Meeting With President Mikhail Gorbachev of the Soviet Union and an Exchange With Reporters in Kennebunkport, Maine (September 1, 1990)
  542. ^ Message on the Observance of Labor Day, 1990 (September 1, 1990)
  543. ^ Remarks at a White House Briefing on National Drug Control Strategy (September 5, 1990)
  544. ^ Appointment of Shawn Smeallie as a Special Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs (September 5, 1990)
  545. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Luncheon for Governor Mike Hayden in Topeka, Kansas (September 6, 1990)
  546. ^ Nomination of Frederick P. Hitz To Be Inspector General of the Central Intelligence Agency (September 10, 1990)
  547. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the National Medal of the Arts (September 10, 1990)
  548. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Iraqi Offer To Give Oil to Developing Countries (September 10, 1990)
  549. ^ Memorandum on the Combined Federal Campaign (September 10, 1990)
  550. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report of the Railroad Retirement Board (September 11, 1990)
  551. ^ Remarks on Transmitting the Enterprise for the Americas Initiative Act of 1990 (September 14, 1990)
  552. ^ Address to the People of Iraq on the Persian Gulf Crisis (September 16, 1990)
  553. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Members of the Regional News Media (September 17, 1990)
  554. ^ Remarks to Participants in the Elementary School Recognition Program (September 17, 1990)
  555. ^ Remarks at a Republican Party Fundraising Luncheon in Denver, Colorado (September 18, 1990)
  556. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Wilson in Los Angeles, California (September 18, 1990)
  557. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Dinner for Gubernatorial Candidate John Rowland in Stamford, Connecticut (October 23, 1990)
  558. ^ Remarks on Presenting the Congressional Gold Medal to Andrew Wyeth (October 24, 1990)
  559. ^ Remarks Announcing the Resignation of Secretary of Labor Elizabeth Dole (October 24, 1990)
  560. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Federal Budget Crisis (October 24, 1990)
  561. ^ Exchange With Reporters on the Federal Budget Crisis (October 25, 1990)
  562. ^ Remarks to a Fundraising Luncheon for New Mexico Gubernatorial Candidate Frank Bond (October 25, 1990)
  563. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting the Annual Report on Agricultural Trade Goals (October 26, 1990)
  564. ^ Remarks at a Campaign Rally for Gubernatorial Candidate Pete Wilson in Los Angeles, California (October 26, 1990)
  565. ^ Message to the Congress Transmitting a Report on Panamanian Government Assets Held by the United States (October 27, 1990)
  566. ^ Nomination of John A. Bushnell To Be United States Ambassador to Costa Rica (October 27, 1990)
  567. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on Lebanon (October 27, 1990)
  568. ^ Remarks to Officers and Troops at Hickam Air Force Base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (October 28, 1990)
  569. ^ Exchange With Reporters in San Francisco, California (October 29, 1990)
  570. ^ Remarks at a Rally for Gubernatorial Candidate Bill Price in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (October 29, 1990)
  571. ^ Remarks Congratulating the Cincinnati Reds on Winning the World Series (October 30, 1990)
  572. ^ Remarks at the Republican National Committee Election Countdown Rally (October 30, 1990)
  573. ^ Statement on Signing the Bill Reauthorizing Native American Higher Education Assistance (October 30, 1990)
  574. ^ Exchange With Reporters in Alexandria, Virginia (October 31, 1990)
  575. ^ Remarks at a Fundraising Breakfast for Representative Stan Parris in Alexandria, Virginia (October 31, 1990)
  576. ^ Exchange With Reporters on the Persian Gulf Crisis (October 31, 1990)
  577. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the President's Meeting With Secretary of State Agostino Cardinal Casaroli of the Holy See (October 31, 1990)
  578. ^ Remarks and an Exchange With Reporters Following Discussions With Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher of the United Kingdom in Paris, France (November 19, 1990)
  579. ^ Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (November 19, 1990)
  580. ^ Remarks to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe in Paris, France (November 19, 1990)
  581. ^ Statement on Signing the International Narcotics Control Act, 1990 (November 21, 1990)
  582. ^ Remarks to the Military Airlift Command in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (November 22, 1990)
  583. ^ Remarks to Community Members in Monterrey, Mexico (November 27, 1990)
  584. ^ Remarks at a Meeting With Mexican and American Business Leaders in Monterrey, Mexico (November 27, 1990)
  585. ^ Remarks on Signing the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (November 28, 1990)
  586. ^ Remarks on Signing the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (November 28, 1990)
  587. ^ Statement on Signing the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Amendments Act of 1990 (November 29, 1989)
  588. ^ Remarks to the Association of Bank Holding Companies (November 29, 1990)
  589. ^ Remarks at a Reception for Participants in Students Taking Action and Responsibility in Service (November 29, 1990)
  590. ^ Statement on Signing the Judicial Improvements Act of 1990 (December 1, 1990)
  591. ^ Remarks to a Joint Session of the Congress in Brasilia, Brazil (December 3, 1990)
  592. ^ Remarks at a Luncheon for the Business Community in Brasilia, Brazil (December 3, 1990)
  593. ^ Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters in Montevideo, Uruguay (December 4, 1990)
  594. ^ Remarks to a Joint Session of the Congress in Montevideo, Uruguay (December 4, 1990)
  595. ^ Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters in Buenos Aires, Argentina (December 5, 1990)
  596. ^ Remarks to a Joint Session of the Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina (December 5, 1990)
  597. ^ Toast at a State Dinner in Buenos Aires, Argentina (December 5, 1990)
  598. ^ Remarks at the Arrival Ceremony in Santiago, Chile (December 6, 1990)
  599. ^ Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters in Santiago, Chile (December 6, 1990)
  600. ^ Remarks to a Joint Session of the Congress in Valparaiso, Chile (December 6, 1990)
  601. ^ Toast at a State Dinner in Santiago, Chile (December 6, 1990)
  602. ^ Remarks at the American Chamber of Commerce Breakfast in Santiago, Chile (December 7, 1990)
  603. ^ Statement on the Uruguay Round Multilateral Trade Negotiations (December 7, 1990)
  604. ^ Toast at a State Dinner in Caracas, Venezuela (December 7, 1990)
  605. ^ Remarks at the Jobs for America's Graduates Awards Ceremony (December 12, 1990)
  606. ^ Remarks on the Waiver of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment and on Economic Assistance to the Soviet Union (December 12, 1990)
  607. ^ Remarks at the Presentation Ceremony for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Awards (December 13, 1990)
  608. ^ Remarks at a Briefing on the Points of Light Foundation (December 13, 1990)
  609. ^ Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Hostages Released by Iraq (December 13, 1990)
  610. ^ Remarks on Lighting the National Christmas Tree (December 13, 1990)
  611. ^ Remarks on the Nomination of the Secretary of Labor and the Persian Gulf Crisis and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters (December 14, 1990)
  612. ^ Remarks on Cabinet Nominations and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters (December 17, 1990)
  613. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters Following Discussions With Allies on the Persian Gulf Crisis (December 17, 1990)
  614. ^ Message on the Observance of Christmas (December 18, 1990)
  615. ^ The President's News Conference With Regional Reporters (December 18, 1990)
  616. ^ Statement by Press Secretary Fitzwater on the Federal Reserve System's Reduction of the Discount Rate (December 18, 1990)
  617. ^ Remarks at a White House Briefing on Drug Abuse Statistics (December 19, 1990)
  618. ^ Memorandum on the Certification of Countries Exporting Shrimp to the United States (December 19, 1990)
  619. ^ Appointment of Phillip D. Brady as Assistant to the President and Staff Secretary (December 21, 1990)
  620. ^ Remarks and a Question-and-Answer Session With Reporters at Camp David, Maryland, Following Discussions With Prime Minister John Major of the United Kingdom (December 22, 1990)
  621. ^ Christmas Message to American Troops (December 24, 1990)
  622. ^ Exchange With Reporters (December 27, 1990)
  623. ^ Presidential Determination No. 91 – 11 -- Memorandum on Trade With the Soviet Union (December 29, 1990)

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