Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:20 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: We will have a brief moment of silence for Chad Griffin’s last day here at the White House. He’ll be leaving for Arkansas this afternoon for a week of vacation, and coming back to go to Georgetown University. So if you see Chad today, wish him well. … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:55 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: No announcements today. The President is continuing to work on the crime bill. As you know, we’ve picked up a couple of votes and I think a number of members have expressed their willingness to reconsider. So I think things look pretty good today. I think we’re … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:51 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: A couple of quick items of business. First of all, a statement from Secretary of the Treasury and the Chairman of the CEA Laura Tyson on the Fed’s move today. Q: Is this a joint statement? MS. MYERS: This is a joint statement. “The administration recognizes and … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:45 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: No announcements today. The President is spending the day — as you know, he did his event on Social Security and on crime. He’ll spend a good part of the day on the phone working on the crime bill. Other than that — Andrea? Q: Panetta indicated … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:02 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: I don’t have any major announcements. I would just point out that the AARP has endorsed both the Mitchell and Gephardt bills today, which is welcome news. And certainly, we’ll continue to fight for both those in each of their respective Houses. Q: Unlike the First Lady, … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Governor Waihee of Hawaii and Small Business Administrator Erskine Bowles

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 11:53 A.M. EDT MS. MYERS: The following briefing will focus on the State of Hawaii and the success they have had there in moving toward universal coverage. We will have with us Governor Waihee and Administrator Erskine Bowles from the Small Business Administration. Now, the Governor has to leave in about 15 … Continue reading Press Briefing by Governor Waihee of Hawaii and Small Business Administrator Erskine Bowles

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:30 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: You’ve all had a very exciting afternoon out there. I’ll start with a brief statement. After meeting last week with Senator DeConcini about congressional concerns regarding construction costs of the National Reconnaissance Office headquarters in Chantilly, Virginia, the President ordered an immediate inquiry into all known facts … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:45 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: Just a quick readout on the crime meeting for any of you who missed it. The President asked the Law Enforcement Steering Committee to come here today, as the crime bill has been hostage for 11 days now, and he wanted to work with this group to … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:48 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: I’ll start with a statement and then be happy to take your questions. Earlier today, United States aircraft, as part of a NATO mission authorized by the United Nations, carried out an air strike in the vicinity of Sarajevo. In recent days, Bosnian Serb troops have increasingly … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Briefing by Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:25 P.M. EDT Q: Where are they? MS. MYERS: I don’t mean to disappoint all of you rock and roll fans but none of the members of the band were with the entourage today. Mr. Jagger and others were not here. There is a contingent here with the Rolling Stones entourage. I’m … Continue reading Briefing by Press Secretary Dee Dee Myers