President Addresses Nation on Space Shuttle Columbia Tragedy My fellow Americans, this day has brought terrible
news and great sadness to our country. At 9:00 a.m. this morning, Mission
Control in Houston lost contact with our Space Shuttle Columbia. A short
time later, debris was seen falling from the skies above Texas. The
Columbia is lost; there are no survivors. VideoAudio
President Bush Meets with Prime Minister Blair
After meeting with Prime Minister Blair Friday, President Bush told reporters, "The strategic view of America changed after September the 11th.
We must deal with threats before they hurt the American people again.
And as I have said repeatedly, Saddam Hussein would like nothing more
than to use a terrorist network to attack and to kill and leave no
fingerprints behind." VideoAudio
President George W. Bush welcomes British Prime Minister Tony Blair upon his arrival to the White House Friday, Jan. 31, 2003.
The Green Room was the site of one of the nation's earliest dramatic moments. With the stroke of a pen, President James Madison signed the nation's first declaration of war in the Green Room.
Remarks with UK Prime Minister 1/31/03
"Saddam Hussein is not disarming. He is a danger to the world. He must disarm. And that's why I have constantly said and the Prime Minister has constantly said this issue will come to a head in a matter of weeks, not months."
President Calls for Strengthened and Reformed Medicare Program
Bush Wednesday discussed his commitment to a strengthened Medicare program that
will give seniors the option to obtain coverage that gives them more affordable
prescription drugs, expands their access to new drug treatments and provides en