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Finding Aid

2014-0224-F: Records Sent to, Sent by, or Received by President George W. Bush on Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, January 2002 - December 2006

Scope and Content

The materials in FOIA 2014-0224-F are a selective, not necessarily all inclusive, body of documents responsive to the topic of the FOIA. Researchers should consult the archivist about related materials.

FOIA 2014-0224-F requested materials sent to, sent by, or received by President George W. Bush related to Hamdan v. Rumsfeld from January 2002 to December 2006.

This FOIA primarily contains general correspondence, public court records, barcode scanning sheets, hand-written notes, news clippings and press releases. Also included are a copy of the appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, a schedule of congressional events regarding Hamdan, an agenda for a meeting with the Chief of Staff regarding Hamdan, a statement before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary by Steven G. Bradbury, routine informational memoranda concerning congressional activity related to Hamdan from White House staff to the President, correspondence between Congress and the White House, a summary of the Supreme Court decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, and a transcript of the June 12, 2006 episode of “The O’Reilly Factor” featuring a report on Guantanamo.


27 folders, approximately 1,525 pages


Official records of George W. Bush's presidency are housed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and administered by the National Archives and Records Administration under the provisions of the Presidential Records Act.

Folders and Documents

Records Management, White House Office of

Subject Files – FG006-03A (Chief of Staff, Office Files) Subject Files – FG006-30 (Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy, Office Files) Subject Files – FG030 (Legislative Branch) Subject Files – PR013-08 (Opinions - Statements - Questionnaires - Article)

Staff Member Office Files

Counsel’s Office, White House - Miers, Harriet E. National Security Council - National Security Adviser, Office of the - Hadley, Stephen (Steve) - Subject Files National Security Council - National Security Adviser, Office of the - Hadley, Stephen (Steve) Speechwriting, White House Office of - Michel, Christopher - Chronological Files Staff Secretary, White House Office of the - Yanes, Raul - Speech Files