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Between 10:00-11:00 am August 29, 2005: White House Reports on President’s FEMA Briefing, Other Activities Today

White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan reports that President Bush speaks with FEMA Director Michael Brown twice this morning, and that Brown has provided Bush with an update on the status of the storm. McClellan also reports that, “In addition to dealing with the urgent issues related to the hurricane, the President will be participating in conversations today in Arizona and Southern California with some people with Medicare experts working with Medicare beneficiaries and health professionals about the upcoming changes in the Medicare program.” [White House, 8/29/2005]

Entity Tags: George W. Bush, Scott McClellan, Michael D. Brown

Timeline Tags: Hurricane Katrina

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