Skip to comments.The Presidency and the accomplishments of George W. Bush (President bump)
Posted on 03/12/2004 4:53:44 PM PST by bogdanPolska12
December 2000 Al Gore challenges election results delaying the Bush administration preparation for office for more than 30 days.
January 2001 Clinton staffers vandalize and sabotage the White House leaving behind unusable computers, pornography on the computers and walls, and unusable telephone systems from the cutting of cables and wires. Executive order by President Bush establishes the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. Energy crises hits the western part of the United States- rolling black outs hit California and energy costs soar.
March 2001 President Bush proclaims Education and Sharing Day, USA President Bush proclaims National Child Abuse Prevention Month. President Bush signs resolution repealing ergonomics regulation that repeals burdensome and broad regulation dealing with ergonomics.
April 2001 A Chinese fighter jet downs a US spy plan causing an international incident. China held the crew for 11 days, until the Bush Administration negotiated their release without admitting responsibility. President Bush proclaims National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day. President Bush proclaims National Crime Victims' Rights Week. President Bush proclaims National Day of Prayer. The Mississippi River experienced severe flooding of historic significance - the river rose to its highest level since 1965 affecting residents in 4 states and causing billions in damages.
May 2001 President Bush signs Medal of Valor Bill. President Bush announces National Parks Legacy Project. President Bush Signs World War II Memorial Bill. President Bush sign Executive Order: Actions Concerning Regulations that Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use.
June 2001 President Bush signs tax cut bill reducing Federal Income Tax Rates and sends a refund to millions of Americans. President Bush proclaims National Child's Day. President Bush proclaims Parents' Day. President Bush Signs wildfire bill into law.
July 2001 President Bush meets with the Pope John Paul II president Bush speaks to troops in Kosovo
August 2001 President Bush signs Export Controls Executive Order President Bush speaks at Little League World Series President and Mrs. Bush unveil new White House Web Site
September 2001 President Bush proclaims Family Day. President Bus proclaims National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 over 3000 innocent Americans are killed. Anthrax laced letters cause several deaths, closing post offices and delaying the delivery of mail across the US. President proclaims National Day of Prayer and Remembrance. President Bush salutes heroes in New York at the site of the World Trade Center disaster. President Bush addresses a Joint Session of Congress and the American People after the attack on September 11, 2001- The Bush Doctrine on Terror President Bush released $5.1 billion dollars to assist in the humanitarian, recovery, and security related to 9/11. President Bush authorizes additional disaster funding for New York President Bush signs Airline Transportation Bill to assure the safety and stability of the nation's commercial airlines. President Bush signs executive order freezing the assets of terrorist organizations.
October 2001 President Bush initiates military action in Afghanistan dismantling the Taliban regime and liberating 25 million people. President Bush Proclaims Child Health Day. President Bush Proclaims National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. President Bush announces, "America's Fund for Afghan Children". President Bush signs the Patriot Act.
November 2001 Airline crashes in Queens New York killing 255 people on board. President Bush proclaims National Adoption Month. President Bush proclaims World Freedom Day. President Bush signs Presidential Records Act Executive Order. President Bush signs Military Construction Appropriations Bill to improve quality of housing for military personnel. President Bush signs National Emergency Construction Authority Executive Order President Bush Acts to make holiday travel safer. President Bush authorizes transfers from Emergency Response Fund. President Bush signs Interior Appropriations Bill. President Bush signs Internet Access Taxation Moratorium so the growth of the Internet is not slowed by taxation. President Bush issues military order -Detention, Treatment, and Trial of Certain Non-Citizens in the War Against Terrorism
December 2001 Dec. 2, 2001: Enron, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. He is attacked by Democrats wanting to know his involvement and then attacked by Democrats for not getting involved. President Bush proclaims Human Rights Day & Bill of Rights Week. President Bush signs Afghan Women and Children Relief Act. One of the worst winter snowstorms in 100 years leave ice and snow from Texas to New York. President Bush empowers communities in the fight against illegal drug abuse. President Bush signs Defense Authorization Act - authorizing the funding necessary to defend the United States. President Bush signs Intelligence Authorization Act authorizing appropriations to fund US intelligence, including activities essential to success in the war against global terrorism.
January 2002 President Bush signs Landmark Education Bill. President Bush signs Brownfields Bill. President Bush proclaims Religious Freedom Day, 2002. President Bush signs Terrorism Relief Act providing tax relief to families of those killed in the attacks on September the 11th, the anthrax attacks and the Oklahoma City bombing. President Bush increases the budget for border security. President Bush announces substantial increases in Homeland Security budget. President Bush signs Executive Order establishing the USA Freedom Corps. President Bus signs Investor & Capital Markets Fee Relief Act.
February 2002 President Bush announces plan to strengthen Peace Corps. President Bush Opens 2002 Olympic Games. President increases funding for Bioterrorism by 319 Percent.
March 2002 President Bush launches quality teacher initiative. President Bush signs Job Creation and Worker Assistance Act of 2002. President Bush signs Campaign Finance Reform Act. President Bush outlines U.S. plan to help world's poor- proposes $5 billion plan to help developing nations.
April 2002 President Bush calls for Crime Victims Rights Amendment. President Bush Promotes early childhood education initiative.
May 2002 President Bush signs Farm Bill. President Bush signs Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act. President Bush and Russian President Putin Sign Nuclear Arms Treaty. President Bush commemorates Memorial Day at Normandy.
June 2002 President Bush signs Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Bill. President Bush signs Export-Import Bank Act.
July 2002 President Bush signs Corporate Corruption Bill. President Bush announces adoption initiative.
August 2002 President Bush signs Trade Act of 2002. West Coast Port workers strike lasts two months and costs the US economy one billion dollars a day. President Bush signs Born-Alive Infants Protection Act. President Bush signs Executive Order prescribing regulations relating to the safeguarding of vessels, harbors, ports, and waterfront facilities of the United States.
September 2002 President Bush addresses the United Nations General Assembly. President Bush sends Iraq Resolution to Congress.
October 2002 The Beltway Sniper paralyzes Maryland, Virginia and Washington. President Bush and House Leadership Agree on Iraq Resolution. President Bush signs historic election reform legislation into law- Help America Vote Act. President Bush acts to protect pensions and retirement security for all Americans. President Bush signs two bills improve health care. The first to increase the number of community health care centers and the second to provide faster access to safe and effective medical devices.
November 2002 President Bush Signs Homeland Security Act. President Bush signs Terrorism Insurance Act.
December 2002 President Bush signs Executive Order: Equal Protection of the Laws for Faith-based and Community Organizations. President signs National Defense Authorization Act. President signs E-Government Act. President Bush signs Wetlands Conservation Act.
January 2003 President Bush Signs National Flood Insurance Act. President Bush proclaims Religious Freedom Day.
President Bush signs Executive order transferring certain functions to Homeland Security. President Bush releases national strategy for combating terrorism. President Bush attends Memorial service for Columbia astronauts. The Space Shuttle Columbia breaks up over the United States upon reentry into the atmosphere killing all aboard.
March 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom. President Bush initiates military with Iraq dismantling the Saddam Hussein regime and liberating 22 million people. President Bush signs Executive Order Establishing the Global War on Terrorism Medals. President Bush signs Executive Order: Blocking property of persons undermining Democratic processes in Zimbabwe.
April 2003 President Bush proclaims Loyalty Day. President Bush speaks to the people of Iraq. President Bush signs Protect Act- Amber Alert Bill expanding nationwide a rapid-response network to help find kidnapped children. President Bush proclaims May 1, 2003, as a National Day of Prayer.
May 2003 President Bush Announces Combat Operations in Iraq Have Ended. President Bush signs U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement. President Bush signs Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003. President Bush signs The United States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act of 2003. President Bush signs Executive Order establishing the Bob Hope American Patriot Award. President Bush lands on USS Lincoln. It was the first time a sitting president has arrived on the deck of an aircraft carrier by plane. President Bush signs Executive Order protecting the Development Fund for Iraq and other property in which Iraq has an interest.
June 2003 President Bush and Russian President Putin sign Treaty of Moscow President Bush proclaims June 2003 as National Homeownership Month. President Bush signs "Keeping Children Safe Act" President Bush signs Welfare Reform Extension Act of 2003, which extends the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families block grant program and certain related programs.
July 2003 President Bush speaks at Goree Island in Senegal. President Bush highlights health and fitness initiative. Uday and Qusay Hussein are killed during raid in Iraq. President Bush discusses new initiative to stop illegal logging President Bush honors 2003 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients President Bush names Randall Tobias to be Global AIDS Coordinator
August 2003 President Bush signs executive order blocking removal of Iraqi property from that country by the former Iraqi regime, its senior officials and their family members President Bush proclaims August 26, 2003, as Women's Equality Day President Bush proclaims September 22, 2003, as Family Day President Bush Promotes Healthy Forests in Arizona
September 2003 President Bush signs Chile, Singapore Free Trade Agreement Bills President Bush signs Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 President Bush proclaims September 11, 2003, as Patriot Day President Bush unveils Nation's Founding Documents at the National Archives President Bush addresses United Nations General Assembly President Bush meets with Russian President Putin at Camp David President Bush signs Do Not Call Registry