Republican Reaction to Gates Nomination

Several Republican members of Congress briefed reporters on issues in Washington politics after meeting with President… read more

Several Republican members of Congress briefed reporters on issues in Washington politics after meeting with President Bush. Sen. Gramm said he felt the Senate would confirm Robert Gates' nomination to be director of the CIA after Mr. Gates was given due process. The confirmation hearing was delayed by the Senate Intelligence Committee until further investigation was conducted on Mr. Gates' role in the Iran-Contra affair. Sen. Gramm also stated his opposition to the luxury tax and supported the capital gains tax cut. The Republican congressmen also discussed legislation affecting the economy, such as the increase of the payroll tax. close

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Republican Reaction to Gates Nomination

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Program ID:
20076-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 24, 1991

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  • Jul 24, 1991 | 10:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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