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AP: Bush will visit University

Justin Tardiff | Monday, February 28, 2005

President George W. Bush plans to visit Notre Dame Friday, according to the Associated Press.A White House news release quoted by the Associated Press said the president intends to speak about Social Security reform. Notre Dame Security/Police assistant director Philip Johnson could not confirm a Bush visit, and said in an e-mail that NDSP does not comment on “security measures for any special events nor security for any dignitaries.”In his weekly radio address to the nation, the president said he will be visiting Indiana this week, according to a transcript on the White House Web site.Bush last visited the state during his presidential campaign in May, when he spoke in South Bend as part of a Michigan-Ohio swing. The president served as Notre Dame’s commencement speaker in 2001, and has visited the area six times since 2000.