Presidential News Conference

President Clinton spoke to reporters, accusing Republicans of reverting to a “new isolationism” and of practicing… read more

President Clinton spoke to reporters, accusing Republicans of reverting to a “new isolationism” and of practicing “reckless partisanship” in their vote to defeat ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. He said that the vote sent the wrong message to the world and warned that nuclear proliferation could become a larger problem. He also said that he would maintain the moratorium on nuclear testing and would continue to support the treaty. He also criticized Republicans for their stance on the budget surplus, Social Security, education and the environment. After his comments he answered questions from reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Presidential News Conference

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Program ID:
152820-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 14, 1999
Last Aired:
Oct 17, 1999

Airing Details

  • Oct 14, 1999 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 14, 1999 | 10:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 15, 1999 | 5:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 1999 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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