Balanced Budget Amendment

Following the defeat of his amendment, Senator Torricelli announced his opposition to the Republican Balanced Budget Amendment. He… read more

Following the defeat of his amendment, Senator Torricelli announced his opposition to the Republican Balanced Budget Amendment. He stated that he could not support it because it did not allow flexibility for military and economic emergencies among other reasons. He also emphasized that the increased likelihood of reaching a balanced budget has changed his attitude toward the need for such an amendment. Without his vote, the resolution will fall short by one vote. close

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Balanced Budget Amendment

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Program ID:
79197-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 26, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 2, 1997

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  • Feb 26, 1997 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 26, 1997 | 9:27pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 1997 | 12:45am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 27, 1997 | 6:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 02, 1997 | 12:18pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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