Oil-producing nations are already replacing lost Iraqi and Kuwaiti output. The Security Council has also taken the decisive step of authorizing the use of all means necessary to ensure compliance with these sanctions. I ask you to uphold the values of America and remember why so many have come here. Though I was only five years old at the time, I remember the events of September 11, 2001 as if they happened yesterday. They've been endorsed by the United Nations Security Council five times in as many weeks.
September 14, 2001 President Bush with New York City Fireman Bob Beck at Ground Zero of the World Trade Center. September 14, 2001 The Bush Family, and the Clinton family at a church service in Washington's National Cathedral on the 14th. I am proud to serve my country. On September 20th, nine days after the attack on the country, President George W. And third, the Congress should, this month, enact measures to increase domestic energy production and energy conservation in order to reduce dependence on foreign oil. And many have a stake in the stability of the Persian Gulf. Transcript of President Bush's address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night, September 20, 2001.
Our first priority is to get help to those who have been injured and to take every precaution to protect our citizens at home and around the world from further attacks. Vital economic interests are at risk as well. Nearly 3000 victims lost their lives in the attacks. Every morning, I received a briefing on the threats to our nation. Osama was a member of the ruling family of American ally Saudi Arabia. He will lead, oversee and coordinate a comprehensive national strategy to safeguard our country against terrorism and respond to any attacks that may come.
Nor will we forget the citizens of 80 other nations who died with our own. On April 6, 1991, the war was won. These terrorists kill not merely to end lives, but to disrupt and end a way of life. None of us will ever forget this day. Sifts through reports from staff, including erroneous report that a car bomb had struck the State Department. And we must then take advantage of our energy sources across the board: coal, natural gas, hydro, and nuclear. By October 30, the Bush administration made a decision to push Iraq out of Kuwait by force if necessary.
The Joint Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force Against Terrorists, passed by the Senate and House of Representatives on Sept. Passengers like an exceptional man named Todd Beamer. He makes known the great import of acting now, and makes it evident that over thinking and delay will bring failure to the country's quest for vengeance. Many of the coalition forces were reluctant to join; some felt that the war was an internal Arab affair; others feared increasing American influence in Kuwait. He joked that they read so well, they must be sixth-graders. With America still reeling from the demolition of the Twin Towers, George W.
The impeachment vote went down mostly on partisan lines. Petersburg Times raised questions about such a buildup of Iraqi troops. I remember standing in the rubble of the World Trade Center three days later, surrounded by rescuers who had been working around the clock. Its teachings are good and peaceful, and those who commit evil in the name of Allah blaspheme the name of Allah. The other, which would help Bush himself, was to evoke feelings of sympathy, sorrow, and most importantly horror in the common man. It is time for a program that is credible and real. Federal agencies in Washington which had to be evacuated today are reopening for essential personnel tonight and will be open for business tomorrow.
Nor do we exaggerate when we say Saddam Hussein will fail. Tripartite structure is a useful way to assemble sentences in order to make them more powerful, and memorable. We will not forget South Korean children gathering to pray outside our embassy in Seoul, or the prayers of sympathy offered at a mosque in Cairo. The functions of our government continue without interruption. None of us will ever forget this day, yet we go forward to defend freedom and all that is good and just in our world. At this moment, our brave servicemen and women stand watch in that distant desert and on distant seas, side by side with the forces of more than 20 other nations. The advance of human freedom, the great achievement of our time and the great hope of every time, now depends on us.
President Bush leaves Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana after speech text below. Considering the state that the country was in after the attacks, the presentation of this speech may have seemed an almost necessary thing to do for the president. Thousands of lives were suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror. Our first priority is to get help to those who have been injured, and to take every precaution to protect our citizens at home and around the world from further attacks. America will never forget the sounds of our national anthem playing at Buckingham Palace, on the streets of Paris and at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate.
They want to drive Christians and Jews out of vast regions of Asia and Africa. The issue did poorly at the polls as the — a rare occurrence for a sixth-year presidential party. We have been in touch with the leaders of Congress and with world leaders to assure them that we will do whatever is necessary to protect America and Americans. Our objectives in the Persian Gulf are clear, our goals defined and familiar: Iraq must withdraw from Kuwait completely, immediately, and without condition. This is never easy in democracies, for we govern only with the consent of the governed. There are two main political parties in the United States today. Iraq itself controls some 10 percent of the world's proven oil reserves.