Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 11:55 A.M. EDT MS. MYERS: To begin, the President has asked me to announce today his decision to pursue with Congress the approval of legislation renewing fast track procedures to conclude the Uruguay Round of the multilateral trade negotiations. Since taking office in January, this administration’s highest priority has been to strengthen … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

9:25 A.M. EDT MS. MYERS: Good morning. As you know, the President is at the Pentagon where he met this morning with the Joint Chiefs and with Secretary Aspin. He’ll return here and leave here at 10:00 a.m. en route to Little Rock. There are no firm details for memorial services, but it looks like … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Press Briefing by the Vice President, Secretary of the Treasury Lloyd Bentsen, Director of the Office of Management and Budget Leon Panetta, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Laura D’Andrea Tyson

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William J. Clinton

Old Executive Office Building 10:05 A.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT: (in progress) — help alleviate the stress on poor families and on children at risk by fully funding Head Start and WIC. As we make this announcement today, those senators who held our jobs package hostage and worked for paralysis instead of progress are at … Continue reading Press Briefing by the Vice President, Secretary of the Treasury Lloyd Bentsen, Director of the Office of Management and Budget Leon Panetta, and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Laura D’Andrea Tyson

Press Briefing by George Stephanopoulos

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 12:10 P.M. EDT MR. STEPHANOPOULOS: Good afternoon. I know we’re briefing you to death today, so — Q: Death by briefing. MR. STEPHANOPOULOS: That’s right. The President had a very good visit with the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other senior officers at the Pentagon today. He was at the — with … Continue reading Press Briefing by George Stephanopoulos

Press Briefing by George Stephanopoulos

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:06 P.M. EDT MR. STEPHANOPOULOS: Hello. I’d like to start out –the President made a mistake this morning. (Laughter.) It’s hard to believe. Q: the press secretary — MR. STEPHANOPOULOS: The Senate has two swimming pools. Any questions? Q: Well, we checked on one. Now, there’s one in the Russell Building. Where’s … Continue reading Press Briefing by George Stephanopoulos

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 9:40 A.M. EDT MS. MYERS: There’s been one addition to the President’s schedule, which is that at 10:30 a.m. he will sign a bill creating a commission to study the civilian — or the commercial airline industry which he’s talked about. It’s been passed in both the House and the Senate. The … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

The President’s News Conference With President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt

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William J. Clinton

President Clinton. Good morning. Today I have the great pleasure of welcoming President Mubarak to Washington and to the White House. We have had an excellent meeting, and I look forward to more in the coming years, as well as to a successful conclusion of our first meeting here at lunch after this press conference. … Continue reading The President’s News Conference With President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt

Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 10:00 A.M. EDT MS. MYERS: As you know, there will be a press conference in the East Room at 11:15 a.m., and then there will be a readout after the meeting about 1:30 p.m. in here with senior State Department and National Security staffers — officials. Q: What time? MS. MYERS: At … Continue reading Press Briefing by Dee Dee Myers

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Official

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 1:46 P.M. EDT MS. MYERS: Okay, the following is a BACKGROUND BRIEFING. It will be [names deleted]. You may refer to them both as senior administration officials. SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: I’ll give you a brief rundown on the talks that the President had with President Mubarak today. I think we can characterize … Continue reading Background Briefing by Senior Administration Official

Press Briefing by George Stephanopolous

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William J. Clinton

The Briefing Room 10:10 A.M. EDT MR. STEPHANOPOULOS: As you know, the President is soon to be on his way, on Amtrack to Camden Yards. He’ll be throwing out the first pitch. Q: It’s MARC, the Maryland Area Transit, it’s not Amtrack. MR. STEPHANOPOULOS: Oh, it’s not Amtrack? Well, he’s going from Union Station, you’re … Continue reading Press Briefing by George Stephanopolous