January 28, 2005


Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo says the Inauguration Ceremony for President George W. Bushâ??s second term should serve to unify and focus Americans and their government as the President enters his second term. Crapo will attend the Washington, DC ceremony today along with a number of Idahoans.â??This is a great day for all Americans. It serves as a reminder of what freedom means as people from across our nation come together in the Inaugural ceremony and the many related celebrations here in the nationâ??s capital,â?? Crapo said. â??It is an important day for the world and the whole world is watching because George Bush has shown that he has the kind of leadership to help us defeat terrorism throughout the globe. Domestically, the President is also addressing issues like Social Security and tax policy, so this is really an important day, not just for America but for the world.â??A satellite feed of Crapoâ??s remarks on the Inauguration is available:Today, Thursday, January 20th1:45â??2:15 p.m. Mountain Time, 12:45â??1:15 p.m. Pacific TimeC-BandGalaxy 3Transponder 7 HorizontalDownlink 3840Standard Audio # # #FOR INTERESTED MEDIA: A radio actuality is available by calling 1-800-545-1267. Press 327 at any time during or after the greeting and instructions. You can also access the actuality through the Internet at http://src.senate.gov/radio/.