Department of Justice Seal

Introduction of President Bush by Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales
at the March 2006 Naturalization Ceremony

Washington, D.C.
March 27, 2006

America’s promise lives in the words of our Constitution, in the mind of our children who believe that anything is possible and within the hearts of our leaders.

I entered public service in part because I believed in George W. Bush. I believed he would work to create a society where everyone, including my sons, would have a chance, an opportunity to succeed.

I believe in that, still today.

We are, of course, responsible for ourselves and for our families… for our children. But in truth, our future, our hopes also lie in the President’s hands.

And so in a world of increasing complexity, unknown dangers and growing challenges, I wake up each morning secure in the knowledge that America is led by a good man, a courageous man, a compassionate man.

Hope is what America stands for. Hope is what all immigrants live by and it is what this President has given to many people here and around the world.

Ladies and Gentlemen, the President of the United States.