Silvio's comin' to town?
Eagle-eyed TPM Reader PP
sent me this ABC News political calendar
which includes this detail ...
Oct. 31, 2005: President Bush hosts Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at the White House for a meeting and lunch, Washington, DC.
So let's see. President Bush is engulfed in a firestorm originally ignited
by the administration's use of the phony Niger uranium documents. A flurry of press reports in Italy have just implicated
Berlusconi's government in being behind
the forgeries themselves.
Can I come to lunch too?
Joint press conference? Press questions before the meeting?