Articles by Scott Lindlaw

Bush Picks Gonzales to Replace Ashcroft

  • 11 November 04
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush has chosen White House counsel Alberto Gonzales, a Texas confidant and one of the most prominent Hispanics in the administration, to succeed Attorney General John Ashcroft, sources close to the White House said Wednesday.

Bush's Speech at UN Targets U.S. Voters, World Opinion

  • 22 September 04
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush, trying to soften his image overseas as a heavy-handed unilateralist, is using his annual address to the United Nations to offer up a brighter vision of a planet with less hunger, disease and oppression.

Bush and Critics Square Up for G8

  • 09 June 04
  • The Associated Press
As U.S. President George W. Bush plays host Tuesday to world leaders critical of his Iraq policies, White House officials hope the Group of Eight summit helps the president and his adversaries on the war set aside their differences.

Chief Iraq Inspector Questions Intelligence

  • 27 January 04
  • The Associated Press
The outgoing chief U.S. weapons inspector says his inability to find illicit arms in Iraq raises serious questions about U.S. intelligence-gathering.

U.S. Says Diplomatic Window Has Closed

  • 18 March 03
  • The Associated Press
Abandoning diplomacy, President George W. Bush gave Saddam Hussein a final ultimatum Monday to leave Iraq or face a U.S.-led war.

U.S. Insists on Iraqi Democracy

  • 12 August 02
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush said Saturday the United States has no ""imminent war plan"" for Iraq so it is too early to consider whether Americans are prepared for potential U.S. casualties.

Bush: Embargo Stays Until Cuba Changes

  • 21 May 02
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush on Monday refused to lift the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba unless Cuban President Fidel Castro first releases political prisoners.

Bush Unveils Plan to Protect Investors

  • 08 March 02
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush would create a federal agency to monitor the accounting industry and strip company CEOs of bonuses in certain misconduct cases under an initiative meant to prompt corporate responsibility following the Enron collapse.

Bush Sets Goal to Cut Greenhouse Gas

  • 15 February 02
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush, offering his alternative to the Kyoto global warming pact, wants U.S. businesses to voluntarily track and reduce their output of greenhouse gases. He would offer an array of tax incentives for corporations, farms and individuals to do so.

Bush Vows to Secure Airways From Terror

  • 28 September 01
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President Bush urged governors Thursday to call up National Guard units to protect U.S. airports.

Bush Signs Order Freezing Assets of Terrorists

  • 25 September 01
  • The Associated Press
President Bush, calling for a strike on the financial foundation of terrorists, demanded Monday that foreign banks freeze the assets of 27 individuals and organizations.