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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House introduced 51 public bills, two private bills, and nine resolutions. By a vote of 387 yeas to 23 nays, the House passed H.R. 355, to amend the Reclamation States Drought Assistance Act of…

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  • Emergency Funding for Operation Desert Storm
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    Emergency Funding for Operation Desert Storm

    Highlights from the debate on the House Resolution 1175, Operation Desert Storm Emergency Authorization, which provides funding for the costs associated with Operation Desert Storm,…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House approved the Journal of Tuesday, March 12, 1991. The House passed H.Res. 111, the Rule to consider H.R. 1175. The House passed H.R. 1175, to authorize supplemental appropriations for…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to the motion to lay on the table H. Res. 19, calling for the submission to the House of Representatives of certain information regarding Operation Desert Shield.

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  • Persian Gulf War
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    Persian Gulf War

    Mr. Lautenberg, member of the Senate Appropriations committee, spoke on the attack of Iraq by U.S. and allied forces begun earlier in the evening. Mr. Aspin, chairman of the House Armed…

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  • Persian Gulf War
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    Persian Gulf War

    Mr. Aspin, chairman of the House Armed Services committee, spoke to reporters after the U.S. and allied invasion of Iraq which began earlier in the evening. He said the initial air attack seemed to be…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H. Con. Res. 32, to express the sense of Congress that Congress must approve any offensive military action against Iraq. The House failed to agree to H. Con. Res. 33,…

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  • US Persian Gulf Policy
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    U.S. Persian Gulf Policy

    Mr. Eilts advised that following a defeat of Iraq by the U.S. military, a defensive military force should be maintained to ward off possible aggression from surrounding Middle East states.…

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  • Highlights of Persian Gulf Hearings
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    Highlights of Persian Gulf Hearings

    Representative Aspin noted highlights of the House Armed Services Committee’s recent hearings on U.S. policy in the Persian Gulf, and gave his conclusions gathered from the nearly three…

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  • US Troop Buildup in Saudi Arabia
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    U.S. Troop Buildup in Saudi Arabia

    Secretary Cheney and Rep. Aspin discussed Cheney’s briefing of Aspin on increased U.S. troop buildup in Saudi Arabia and the issue of troop rotation.

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  • 1991 Defense Budget
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    1991 Defense Budget

    Rep. Aspin spoke on the Department of Defense Authorization Bill which was passed Wednesday by the House. The bill budgeted $283 billion for defense in 1991, but stipulated that the numbers…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House approved the Journal. The House continued consideration of H.R. 4739, Defense Authorization bill, and passed it after rejecting the Dickinson motion to recommit the bill to the…

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  • After the Cold War US Defense Policies
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    After the Cold War: U.S. Defense Policies

    The panel discussed the need for a transitional defense policy from the Cold War stance, that would include provisions for the recent events in the Persian Gulf.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.Res. 461, to restrict the amendments considered with H.R. 4739. The House continued consideration of amendments to H.R. 4739, to authorize appropriations for military…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House completed general debate and began consideration of amendments on H.R. 4739, to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1991 for military functions of the Department of Defense;…

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  • The Persian Gulf and the Superpower Summit
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    The Persian Gulf and the Superpower Summit

    Rep. Aspin is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. He discussed the upcoming summit meeting in Helsinki between President Bush and President Gorbachev and the prospects for a…

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  • Events in the Persian Gulf
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    Events in the Persian Gulf

    Rep. Aspin dicussed the situation in the Middle East, the United States policy, and the prospects for peace.

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  • Congressional Reaction to Troop Deployment
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    Congressional Reaction to Troop Deployment

    Rep. Aspin reacted to President Bush’s announcement to send military forces to Saudi Arabia to protect United States interests and enforce United Nations sanctions. Rep. Aspin is Chairman…

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