Press Briefing by President’s Senior Economic Advisor Gene Sperling, Secretary of Energy Federico Pena, Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis John Karl Scholz, Staff Secretary Todd Stern, Senior Director of N.E.C. Peter Orszag

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:15 P.M. EST MR. TOIV: Good afternoon. As you know, the President’s radio address tomorrow will be on the subject of climate change. He’s going to talk about some of the proposals that he’s going to have in his budget on that subject. This briefing is embargoed until the President’s radio address … Continue reading Press Briefing by President’s Senior Economic Advisor Gene Sperling, Secretary of Energy Federico Pena, Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis John Karl Scholz, Staff Secretary Todd Stern, Senior Director of N.E.C. Peter Orszag

Press Briefing by Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs Dan Tarullo, Secretary of Agriculture Rodney Slater, Assistant Secretary of Economic and Business Affairs At the Department of State Alan Larson and Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Aviation and International Affairs Charles Hunnicutt

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 4:10 P.M. EST MR. TOIV: We have here to brief on the civil aviation agreement just achieved between the United States and Japan: Dan Tarullo, who is the President’s Assistant for International Economic Affairs; Secretary of Transportation Rodney Slater; Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Alan Larson; and Assistant … Continue reading Press Briefing by Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs Dan Tarullo, Secretary of Agriculture Rodney Slater, Assistant Secretary of Economic and Business Affairs At the Department of State Alan Larson and Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Aviation and International Affairs Charles Hunnicutt

Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:58 P.M. EST MR. MCCURRY: Thank you, Wolf. Anything else? You were saying a lot more than I’m going to say, so they should have just let you keep going. It’s Friday. Good Friday. Let me do a couple housekeeping items here. First, the President — I indicated this morning to you … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 12:50 P.M. EST MR. MCCURRY: Good Monday — what is it? Thursday? Feels like Monday. I haven’t been here in a while. When you’re having fun, time flies. It feels like a couple days away here. What are you going to do? Listen, let me start with a couple of housekeeping items. … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

University of Illinois 12:09 P.M. CST MR. MCCURRY: Good morning everyone. I just wanted to take a quick minute before the President goes off and speaks to an overflow crowd here to check in and see if you had any questions. There’s one thing. Because we used the day yesterday to really unveil the President’s … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

Briefing on the State of the Union Address by Gene Sperling and Senior Administration Officials

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William J. Clinton

The Roosevelt Room 3:07 P.M. EST SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: We’ll go ON BACKGROUND. It’s not embargoed. What we’re going to do is my colleague is going to briefly give you an overview on the speech tonight. Another senior administration official will talk a little bit more in detail on the substance. Gene Sperling will stop … Continue reading Briefing on the State of the Union Address by Gene Sperling and Senior Administration Officials

Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:14 P.M. EST MR. MCCURRY: Why do I get the feeling there’s like millions of people looking at their television sets saying, why are they interrupting my soaps for this guy who never says anything? Anybody got an answer to that? Q: You’re so photogenic. MR. MCCURRY: Listen. What I want to … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

Press Briefing by Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala and Special Counsel for Health Care Fraud at Department of Justice John Bentivoglio

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 5:40 P.M. EST MR. LOCKHART: Good afternoon, everyone. This is a briefing that is embargoed for the President’s radio address, so it’s embargoed for 10:06 a.m. tomorrow. The President has recorded his radio address, a few moments ago. That transcript will be available I believe sometime during the course of this briefing. … Continue reading Press Briefing by Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala and Special Counsel for Health Care Fraud at Department of Justice John Bentivoglio

Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:35 P.M. EST MR. MCCURRY: Apparently, you all have a lot more to say than I do, so — let me start. I want to do some notes from the Cabinet meeting the President had this morning. You’ve heard from some of the Cabinet Secretaries already about how the President opened the … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mike McCurry

Press Briefing by Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 5:40 P.M. EST SECRETARY ALBRIGHT: Good evening. We’re in the middle of some intensive discussions with Chairman Arafat. The President met with him for 90 minutes this morning to lay out his thinking on the four-part package, and the Vice President concluded a meeting with him midday where they focused on the … Continue reading Press Briefing by Secretary of State Madeleine Albright