Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:33 P.M. EST MR. MCCURRY: All right, here we go. Short and sweet. The President, after gobbling it up with the turkey, met with his budget advisers. As you recall, I told you that he would have a series of meetings to begin the planning process for the Fiscal Year 1999 budget … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Mike McCurry and Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy Dan Tarullo

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William J. Clinton

Waterfront Centre Hotel Vancouver, British Columbia 2:50 P.M. (L) MR. MCCURRY: All right, everyone is on deadline, so we won’t have a lengthy introduction of the Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy, and sherpa, and President’s sidekick at today’s meetings, Dan Tarullo. MR. TARULLO: Insofar as you all are on deadline, I assume … Continue reading Press Briefing by Press Secretary Mike McCurry and Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy Dan Tarullo

Executive Order 13068—Closing of Government Departments and Agencies on Friday, December 26, 1997

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William J. Clinton

By the authority vested in me as President of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. All executive departments and agencies shall be closed and their employees excused from duty on Friday, December 26, 1997, the day following Christmas Day, except as provided in section 2 below. Sec. 2. … Continue reading Executive Order 13068—Closing of Government Departments and Agencies on Friday, December 26, 1997

Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Sandy Berger, Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy Dan Tarullo Deputy National Security Advisor Jim Steinberg, and Deputy Secretary of Treasury Larry Summers

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William J. Clinton

Waterfront Centre Hotel Vancouver, British Columbia 3:00 P.M. (L) MR. MCCURRY: Good afternoon, everyone. We want to go ahead and begin a readout on the President’s activities today, given the deadlines some of you are facing. I expect to be joined in a little while by someone who can help us a little bit with … Continue reading Press Briefing by National Security Advisor Sandy Berger, Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy Dan Tarullo Deputy National Security Advisor Jim Steinberg, and Deputy Secretary of Treasury Larry Summers

Press Briefing by Mike McCurry, Deputy National Security Advisor Jim Steinberg, and U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky

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William J. Clinton

Waterfront Centre Hotel Vancouver, British Columbia 11:03 A.M. (L) MR. MCCURRY: Good morning, Vancouver. President Clinton and Prime Minister Chretien, as you could gather from their news conference, had a very spirited, friendly, useful, productive, warm — what else do we say at the State Department — stimulating, textured, fluid — they had a good … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry, Deputy National Security Advisor Jim Steinberg, and U.S. Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky

The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister Jean Chretien of Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia

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William J. Clinton

President Clinton. I want to thank the Prime Minister for hosting this and for giving us the chance to come back to Vancouver. My family and I had a wonderful vacation here back in 1990, before I was President—back when I had a family life that was normal—and we loved it. This is a great … Continue reading The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister Jean Chretien of Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia

Press Briefing by A Senior Administration Official and Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

Aboard Air Force One En Route to Denver, Colorado MR. MCCURRY: — (in progress) — before departure this morning he had about a 30-minute telephone conversation with Russian President Boris Yeltsin. The President is reaching out to several of his counterparts. This is the first of several calls that may be completed. The President wants … Continue reading Press Briefing by A Senior Administration Official and Mike McCurry

Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:39 P.M. EST MR. MCCURRY: Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the White House for the last daily briefing of this week and the last daily briefing until we return from our travels. In fact, this will be — we won’t have to do this again until December. Q: Yes, you do. MR. … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

Press Briefing by Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy Dan Tarullo, and Deputy National Security Advisor Jim Steinberg on Upcoming A.P.E.C. Summit

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:00 P.M. EST MR. MCCURRY: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. As promised, we’d like to give you some access to two of the most distinguished members of the President’s foreign policy-international economic policy team. The President, I think, took an important step in 1993 in elevating the discussions of the Asia Pacific … Continue reading Press Briefing by Assistant to the President for International Economic Policy Dan Tarullo, and Deputy National Security Advisor Jim Steinberg on Upcoming A.P.E.C. Summit

Press Briefing by Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:10 P.M. EST MR. TOIV: Good afternoon, everyone. Before Mr. McCurry comes out for his daily briefing, we have the co-chairs of the Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Equality in the health care industry who can answer any questions you might have on the President’s call — Secretary Shalala and Secretary … Continue reading Press Briefing by Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala, Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman