Press Briefing by Mark Gearan, Communications Director and Howard Paster, Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:24 P.M. EST MR. GEARAN: Let me tell you — let me just go through a few things and then we’ll bring up Howard Paster, who will be available to you on the record, on camera, on radio, in print, in sound, on the satellite, inter-galactically. Q: This is what we have … Continue reading Press Briefing by Mark Gearan, Communications Director and Howard Paster, Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 4:10 P.M. EST MR. GEARAN: Why don’t we get started. This is a BACKGROUND briefing, not for camera. There will be <name-delete-1> and <name-delete-2>. Both of them will be ON BACKGROUND and can be identified as administration sources, although <name-delete-2> can be identified as Administration Official. SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: I’m sure you’re … Continue reading Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials

The President’s News Conference With President Kim Yong-sam of South Korea

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William J. Clinton

President Clinton. Good afternoon. It is a great pleasure and an honor for me to welcome President Kim Yong-sam to Washington today. During my visit to Seoul in July, I had the opportunity to visit with President Kim at the Blue House, which is Korea’s Presidential residence. I am honored to return his gracious hospitality … Continue reading The President’s News Conference With President Kim Yong-sam of South Korea

Executive Order 12881—Establishment of the National Science and Technology Council

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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 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Establishment. There is established the National Science and Technology Council (“the Council”). Sec. 2. Membership. The Council shall … Continue reading Executive Order 12881—Establishment of the National Science and Technology Council

The President’s News Conference With President Fidel Ramos of the Philippines

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William J. Clinton

President Clinton. Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. I want to read this statement about the meeting I have just concluded with President Ramos, and then we’ll have remarks by the President. And then I want to make a statement about the airlines issue, after which we will both answer questions. First, let me say it’s … Continue reading The President’s News Conference With President Fidel Ramos of the Philippines

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Official

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:44 P.M. EST SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: Good afternoon. Q: That concludes the entertainment program. SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: Let me try to walk through what has happened and then you all can ask questions. As most of you probably know, the Department of Labor and the Department of Transportation have been in discussions … Continue reading Background Briefing by Senior Administration Official

Press Briefing by Secretary of the Treasury Lloyd Bentsen

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:48 P.M. EST Q: Happy anniversary. Q: What is it — 50? SECRETARY BENTSEN: Fifty. A kid like me. Q: Congratulations. Q: you’re a very lucky man. SECRETARY BENTSEN: That is true. I had six dates with her before she’d say yes. (Laughter.) It looks like it’s going to work out. Q: … Continue reading Press Briefing by Secretary of the Treasury Lloyd Bentsen

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:00 P.M. EST MS. MYERS: You think he’s done this before. Yes. Knoller — I think Knoller exceeded even himself today. (Laughter.) It was hard to do. Unbelievable. Q: Can you tell us what the President’s been doing, perhaps who he was on the phone with when pictures were taken? MS. MYERS: … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Executive Order 12880—National Drug Control Program

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William J. Clinton

The Office of National Drug Control Policy has the lead responsibility within the Executive Office of the President to establish policies, priorities, and objectives for the Nation’s drug control program, with the goal of reducing the production, availability, and use of illegal drugs. All lawful and reasonable means must be used to ensure that the … Continue reading Executive Order 12880—National Drug Control Program

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 3:33 P.M. EST MS. MYERS: This is again a BACKGROUNDER — [name-deleted-1] who you all know, [name-deleted-2] who you all know, [name-deleted-3] who you all know. [name-deleted-1] will open with a statement, just an overview of APEC, and then take questions. So, [name-deleted-1] — SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: NAFTA, APEC. We’ll just — … Continue reading Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials