Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:10 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: The momentum in the NAFTA issue is, I think, moving in our direction today. There were a number of endorsements today, including Steny Hoyer, who’s the leader of the Democratic Caucus; Al Swift, Dan Glickman, Ben Cardin and Bob Clement have all endorsed the pact. And as … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Executive Order 12879—Order of Succession of Officers To Act as Secretary of the Navy

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William J. Clinton

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including section 3347 of title 5, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Succession to the Authority of the Secretary of the Navy. (a) In the event of the death, permanent … Continue reading Executive Order 12879—Order of Succession of Officers To Act as Secretary of the Navy

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:26 P.M. EST MS. MYERS: The schedule for the rest of the week is still coming together. Tomorrow, the President will continue to do meetings on NAFTA. In addition, he will speak to a group in the OEOB, I believe, tomorrow around midday, and that will be the only public event on … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Executive Order 12878—Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement Reform

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William J. Clinton

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), and in order to establish a Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement Reform, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment. (a) There is established … Continue reading Executive Order 12878—Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement Reform

Executive Order 12877—Amendment to Executive Order No. 12569

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William J. Clinton

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Compact of Free Association (the Compact) and Public Laws 99–239 and 99–658, I hereby order that Executive Order No. 12569 of October 16, 1986, be amended as follows: Section 1. Paragraphs (1)–(3) of … Continue reading Executive Order 12877—Amendment to Executive Order No. 12569

Executive Order 12876—Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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William J. Clinton

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, in order to advance the development of human potential, to strengthen the capacity of historically Black colleges and universities to provide quality education, and to increase opportunities to participate in and benefit from Federal programs, … Continue reading Executive Order 12876—Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:42 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: A couple of quick announcements. First, the President is signing legislation today to abolish the wool and mohair subsidy. This will save $514 million between Fiscal ’94 and Fiscal ’98. It’s a two-year phase-down, completely phases out the subsidies by December 31, 1995. Q: No picture? MS. … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by OMB Director Leon Panetta

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William J. Clinton

Room 450The Old Executive Office Building 10:57 A.M. EDT DIRECTOR PANETTA: What I would like to do is to present a brief summary of the elements of the package that we will be presenting and forwarding to the Congress later today. We have Elaine Kamarck and Al Burman speak to the procurement issues. Also present … Continue reading Press Briefing by OMB Director Leon Panetta

Press Briefing by Senior Advisor to the President, Ira Magaziner and O.M.B. Director, Leon Panetta

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William J. Clinton

Room 450 The Old Executive Office Building 7:20 P.M. EDT MR GEARAN: — briefing. We expect just about four or five hours worth of briefing for you this evening. (Laughter.) For someone who went to evening law school, I feel quite at home here sitting through this. My name is Mark Gearan, and let me … Continue reading Press Briefing by Senior Advisor to the President, Ira Magaziner and O.M.B. Director, Leon Panetta

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials

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William J. Clinton

The Old Executive Office Building 11:21 A.M. EDT SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: [Names Delted]. Q: On that crime — the $4 to $5 billion for crime, is that to come out of the first $10 billion-plus that you know CBO will accept, or from the rest that gets you to the $22 or $30 billion? SENIOR … Continue reading Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials