- The Washington Times - Wednesday, June 7, 2006

PRESIDENT BUSH

Makes remarks at the National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast, JW Marriott Hotel, Washington. Participates in a meeting with governors on the line-item veto, Roosevelt Room, the White House. Meets with President Michelle Bachelet of Chile, Oval Office, the White House. Stays overnight at Camp David, Md.

ECONOMIC REPORTS

10 a.m. — Census Bureau releases the wholesale trade for April 2006. Location: 1401 Constitution Ave. NW. Contact: 202/482-2235.

FEDERAL AGENCIES

8:30 a.m. — U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission holds a meeting titled, “China’s Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Movement of Counterfeited and Pirated Goods Into the U.S. and Their Dangers.” Location: 385 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/624-1409.

SUPREME COURT

No oral arguments scheduled. Contact: 202/479-3211.

SENATE

In session. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/224-8601, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/224-8541.

SENATE COMMITTEES

10 a.m. — Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee holds a hearing on “National Emergency Management: Where Does FEMA Belong?” Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff; Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Thad Allen, testify. Location: 342 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-4751.

10 a.m. — Veterans’ Affairs Committee holds a hearing on the “Veterans’ Choice of Representation Act of 2006”; the “Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2006” and the “Veterans Employment and Training Act of 2006.” Sen. Conrad Burns, Montana Republican; Sen. Mike DeWine, Ohio Republican; Veterans Affairs Deputy Undersecretary for Benefits Ronald Aument, testify. Location: 418 Russell Senate Office Building. Contact: 202/224-9126.

HOUSE

Meets at 10 a.m. for legislative business. Contact: Republican Cloakroom, 202/225-2020, or Democratic Cloakroom, 202/225-1600.

HOUSE COMMITTEES

9:30 a.m. — Budget Committee holds a hearing on constitutional issues involved with a line-item veto. Charles Cooper, attorney; Viet Dinh, professor of law, Georgetown University Law Center; and Louis Fisher, specialist at the Law Library at the Library of Congress, testify. Location: 210 Cannon House Office Building. Contact: 202/226-7270.

10 a.m. — International Relations Committee holds a hearing on a “Review of Iraq Reconstruction.” James Jeffrey, senior adviser to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and coordinator for Iraq, State Department; James Kunder, assistant administrator of the Bureau for Asia and the Near East, U.S. Agency for International Development; and Stuart Bowen Jr., special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction, testify. Location: 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. Contact: 202/225-5021.

GENERAL AGENDA

Homeownership symposium — all day — Wells Fargo Home Mortgage holds a symposium, “Breaking Down Barriers to Homeownership.” Events begin at 9 a.m. Location: Mandarin Oriental hotel, 1330 Maryland Ave. SW. Contact: 515/213-4183.

Hispanic prayer breakfast — 7 a.m. — Esperanza USA hosts the 2006 National Hispanic Prayer Breakfast. President Bush and Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, Massachusetts Democrat, will deliver remarks. Location: JW Marriott Hotel, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Contact: 215/324-0746.

Fighting malaria — 8:30 a.m. — U.S. Agency for International Development holds a discussion on the President’s Malaria Initiative. First lady Laura Bush delivers remarks. Location: National Press Club, 14th and F streets Northwest. Ballroom. Contact: 202/712-4024.

Child welfare — 9 a.m. — The Urban Institute holds a discussion, “Child Welfare and Well-Being: Building a 21st Century System for Kids,” as part of the “Thursday’s Child” forum series. Linda Gibbs of Health and Human Services in New York City; Olivia Golden of the Urban Institute, participate. Location: Urban Institute, 2100 M St. NW. Contact: 202/833-7200.

Chile’s president — 6:30 p.m. — The White House Project hosts a gala dinner to honor Chile’s first female president, Michelle Bachelet. Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican; Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, New York Democrat; Rep. Janice Schakowsky, Illinois Democrat; Rep. Katherine Harris, Florida Republican; Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, participate. Location: the Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW. Contact: 212/785-6001.

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