White House Daily Briefing

Mr. McCurry announced that the Department of Agriculture has released information on reform in the food stamp program. He said… read more

Mr. McCurry announced that the Department of Agriculture has released information on reform in the food stamp program. He said the president has asked the Congress for new powers comprising 13 specific items to counterattack those who have exploited the program. Media questions focused on these topics: countries cooperating with the 1988 U.N. Commission Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances; U.S. support for Salinas as Secretary General; sanctions against Iraq; Iran’s deployment of anti-aircraft missiles on an island in the Persian Gulf; the president’s objections to the balanced budget amendment; the Administration’s timetable for reviewing affirmative action programs; the rescission bill mark-up with the appropriations committee; the Administration’s view on deficit reduction; block-granting food stamp funds to replace the current system; and Bruce Lindsey’s connection with the latest Whitewater indictment. close

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

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White House Event
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News Briefing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 1, 1995

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  • Mar 01, 1995 | 4:37pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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