Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:37 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: A couple of quick announcements before we get going. Let’s start with the dinner tonight. There have been a lot of questions about that. The President will have an opportunity tonight to meet with individuals who either have historical perspectives on World War II, particularly D-Day, or … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing on Japanese Trade Agreement by U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 10:36 A.M. EDT AMBASSADOR KANTOR: Good morning. I’m pleased today to announce the resumption of the framework negotiations between the United States and Japan. President Clinton just spoke with Prime Minister Hata. They began the phone call at 10:20 a.m. Eastern Time, 11:20 p.m. Tokyo time and finished — it lasted about … Continue reading Press Briefing on Japanese Trade Agreement by U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor

Executive Order 12917—Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to Haiti

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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 International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701et seq. ), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601et seq. ), section 5 of the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, as amended (22 U.S.C. … Continue reading Executive Order 12917—Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to Haiti

The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao of India

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William J. Clinton

The President. Good afternoon. I have just completed a very productive meeting with Prime Minister Rao. It’s an honor for me and for the United States to host the leader of the world’s largest democracy, a nation of almost 900 million people. It was a distinct pleasure for me to meet the Prime Minister who … Continue reading The President’s News Conference With Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao of India

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:58 P.M. EDT SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: I’d like to say that we’ve been very pleased with the visit. It’s important to recognize that the goal here, the object of the exercise, was to establish a relationship between the two leaders. They had a good chat together. They had a private chat, as … Continue reading Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:19 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: No, announcements, so — Q: Can you tell us why Mr. Cutler asked the Justice Department to research this legal precedence for suing the President, a sitting President? MS. MYERS: Well, as you know, you cannot sue the President for things that happened while he’s President. There’s … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 2:27 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: We will begin with a brief statement today by the President. Last year — actually, I’m going to do it in third person for you radio types. Last year the President directed the Federal Interagency Council on the Homeless to forge a single coordinated plan to break … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Executive Order 12915—Federal Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation

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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 North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Public Law 103–182; 107 Stat. 2057 (“NAFTA Implementation Act”), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. … Continue reading Executive Order 12915—Federal Implementation of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation

Executive Order 12916—Implementation of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission and the North American Development Bank

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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 North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Public Law 103–182; 107 Stat. 2057 (“NAFTA Implementation Act”), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. … Continue reading Executive Order 12916—Implementation of the Border Environment Cooperation Commission and the North American Development Bank

Press Briefing by White House Counsel Lloyd Cutler and Deputy Counsel Joel Klein

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 6:37 P.M. EDT MR. CUTLER: I’m Lloyd Cutler, and let me introduce the President’s Deputy Counsel, Joel Klein. The only things I wanted to say at the very beginning were that in the first briefing, I think on April the 6th when we were asked how long the process would take, we … Continue reading Press Briefing by White House Counsel Lloyd Cutler and Deputy Counsel Joel Klein