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indeed the nightmare is over, and they can This notice shall be published in the Fed-
have a future that’s full of promise. eral Register and transmitted to the Con-
So we’re here to say to you we’re very gress.
grateful. George W. Bush
President Bush. Thank you.
President Johnson Sirleaf. Liberian peo- The White House,
ple just want to thank you. October 22, 2008.
President Bush. Thank you. [Filed with the Office of the Federal Register,
President Johnson Sirleaf. And thank 11:15 a.m., October 23, 2008]
her—and thank Laura, especially, who was
there with you. And we’re just so pleased— NOTE: This notice was published in the Federal
just tell her. Register on October 24.
President Bush. Thank you, Madam
President. Thank you. Letter to Congressional Leaders on
Continuation of the National
NOTE: The President spoke at 11:01 a.m. in the Emergency With Respect to the
Oval Office at the White House. Situation in or in Relation to the
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Notice—Continuation of the October 22, 2008
National Emergency With Respect to
Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Mr.
the Situation in or in Relation to the President:)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Section 202(d) of the National Emer-
October 22, 2008 gencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1622(d)) provides for
the automatic termination of a national emer-
On October 27, 2006, by Executive Order gency unless, prior to the anniversary date
13413, I declared a national emergency with of its declaration, the President publishes in
respect to the situation in or in relation to the Federal Register and trans