White House announcement --
President George W. Bush today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Baku Energy Summit in Baku, Azerbaijan on November 14, 2008.
The Honorable Samuel W. Bodman, Secretary of Energy, will lead the delegation.
Additional members of the Presidential Delegation are:
The Honorable Anne E. Derse, United States Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan
The Honorable C. Boyden Gray, Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy
The obvious question: Where's Dick Cheney? This event, which would feature a chance to snarl at Russia on behalf of Georgia and renew old oil pipeline acquaintances, is perfect for him.