Obamas welcome Bushes for portrait unveilings

Obamas welcome Bushes for portrait unveilings

WASHINGTON, May 31 (UPI) -- The official White House portraits of President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush were unveiled Thursday to a gathering of family and former officials.

Bush signs pension bill

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- President George Bush signed legislation Tuesday that allows U.S. corporations to put off funding pension plans.

Bush spokesman defends bailout

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The bailout of the U.S. auto industry arranged by the Bush administration is the best possible given Congress's failure to act, a spokesman said Tuesday.

Bush has not made decision on TARP funds

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush has not decided whether to ask Congress to release the second half of the financial industry bailout, the White House said.

White House rules out second stimulus

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- President George Bush will not present Congress with a second economic stimulus package before he leaves office next month, the White House said Monday.

U.S. deficit could reach trillion

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- While it's difficult to predict, next year's U.S. federal deficit could reach a trillion dollars, White House spokesman Tony Fratto said Monday.

WH won't say who's next on help list

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The White House Monday defended the emergency bailout of Citigroup but declined to identify who else might be in line for government help.
Pelosi pushes for more auto industry aid

Pelosi pushes for more auto industry aid

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for legislation that would enable U.S. automakers to participate in the $700 billion federal bailout.

White House: No surprises about bin Laden

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- The capture of Osama bin Laden, or any other surprise, isn't expected before Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, a White House spokesman said Friday.

Plans to help U.S. homeowners under review

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Fratto said the Bush administration is reviewing plans to help struggling U.S. homeowners but hasn't chosen a specific plan.
Bush presses bailout to House members

Bush presses bailout to House members

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Some House members who voted against the $700 billion bailout for U.S. financial markets indicated they have changed their minds, the White House said.

Bush lauds Senate vote

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- President George Bush gave the Senate kudos Wednesday night for approving the $700 billion U.S. financial industry bailout bill.

Bush meets but doesn't speak on markets

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush met with advisers on financial markets Tuesday, but did not recap his discussions for the public.

GM CEO pitches for federal funds

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- Federal loans of $25 billion would help the U.S. auto industry meet tougher efficiency standards, General Motors Corp. chief Rick Wagoner told Congress Friday.

WH: Russia not living up to cease-fire

CRAWFORD, Texas, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Fratto said Monday the United States doesn't think Russia has been living up to its cease-fire agreement with Georgia.
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Salvatore Antonio "Tony" Fratto (born June 27, 1966) was Deputy Assistant and Deputy Press Secretary to former United States President George W. Bush.

Tony Fratto is managing partner at Hamilton Place Strategies, a strategic communications and crisis management consultancy based in Washington, DC. He is also an on-air contributor on the CNBC Business News Network, addressing current economic policy issues.

Fratto served as Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Press Secretary to President George W. Bush from September 2006 to January 2009. In this role Fratto served as the White House’s lead spokesman and communications advisor on a broad range policy issues in support of President Bush, working directly with the President and senior White House officials, and speaking for the White House to the national press corps from the White House podium and in on-camera interviews.

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