Presidential News Conference

President Bush held a news conference in the White House Briefing Room. He urged Congress o expedite passage of spending legislation,… read more

President Bush held a news conference in the White House Briefing Room. He urged Congress o expedite passage of spending legislation, called for extension of authorization for intelligence surveillance, and said he would work with Congress on child health care insurance policy. He also answered questions on the visit and Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for the Dalai Lama later in the day. He also responded to one question on policy toward Iran saying that allowing Iran to obtain nuclear weapons could lead to a global crisis along the lines of a “World War III.” close

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

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Program ID:
201579-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2007
Last Aired:
Oct 18, 2007

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  • Oct 17, 2007 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2007 | 7:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 17, 2007 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 17, 2007 | 10:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 18, 2007 | 1:56am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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