Presidential Photo Opportunity

In a photo opportunity during a meeting with Republican members of Congress in the White House, President Bush made statements in support… read more

In a photo opportunity during a meeting with Republican members of Congress in the White House, President Bush made statements in support of his nominees for the director of the CIA and the Supreme Court. He called Robert Gates, whose confirmation hearing was delayed by the Senate Select Intelligence committee in order to allow further investigation to continue on his role in the Iran-Contra affair, a “good man.” He also said people who meet Judge Thomas would be convinced of the appropriateness of the nomination. President Bush was confident of Mr. Gates' lack of involvement in the Iran-Contra affair. He received applause from the assembled Republicans after stating people should be considered innocent until proven guilty. close

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Presidential Photo Opportunity

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Program ID:
19724-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Remarks
Location:
Cabinet Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 24, 1991
Last Aired:
Jul 25, 1991

Airing Details

  • Jul 24, 1991 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 25, 1991 | 5:51am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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