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BREAKING NEWS from the White House Press Secretary -- August 23rd, 2001

BREAKING NEWS from the White House Press Secretary -- August 23rd, 2001
BREAKING NEWS from the White House Press Secretary -- August 23rd, 2001
BREAKING NEWS from the White House Press Secretary -- August 23rd, 2001

THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary


ForImmediateReleaseAugust23,2001


REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT
TO THE POOL

Ridgewood Country Club
Waco, Texas

7:27 A.M. CDT

THE PRESIDENT:Good morning. I'll see you all at the school.

QUh-oh, what does that mean?

THE PRESIDENT:In Crawford.

QFor what?

QYou're going to drop by?

THE PRESIDENT:I'm going to drop by the school after, so we'll have a little chance to visit then.To thank them for letting you all stay at the elementary school.Obviously, nobody told you.

QThanks for the heads up.

THE PRESIDENT:We're going to have an impromptu stop.I will decide on my way home to stop by the school.(Laughter.)

Roland Betts, my good friend from New York City. Let's go, hit them up.

And we'll -- we can have a little visit there, if you like.That way, it won't ruin my golf game.(Laughter.)

QLooking forward to your game?

THE PRESIDENT:Yes, I'm looking forward to getting out here. Had a nice visit with Mitch Daniels this morning.

QHe down here?

THE PRESIDENT:No, I called him.

QIs that a Masters souvenir, your glove?

THE PRESIDENT:I think somebody must have sent me that.I haven't been there in a while.Beautiful course.

All right, excuse me. * * * * *

THE PRESIDENT:So I won't be a professional golfer.

QI'm going to go find that ball.I'm going to find that one.

THE PRESIDENT:The first one?If you can find that first one, you're a pretty good bird-dog.(Laughter.)

Is everybody enjoying themselves here?

QI only just got here, so --

THE PRESIDENT:Yes, I know.Where have you been?

QSucking up the salt air on the west coast.

THE PRESIDENT:Brie and cheese?

QNo, tennis.

THE PRESIDENT:Okay.

QHave a good round, Mr. President.

END 7:32 A.M.

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