Remarks Following a Briefing at the Department of Homeland Security

Bush, George W.
February 2007
Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;2/12/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p137
Government Documents
The article presents a speech by U.S. President George W. Bush delivered after a briefing at the Department of Homeland Security on February 8, 2007. He discusses the importance of the Department of Homeland Defense in the war on terror and the necessity of being prepared in the homeland. He says a robust budget is part of the preparation and the Department was given an 8% increase in its budget. He believes that a guest-worker program is needed for the Border Patrol agents to be able to do their job.


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