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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H.R. 3543, to make dire emergency supplemental appropriations and transfers for relief from the effects of natural disasters, for other urgent needs, and for incremental costs of…

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  • Status of Contributions to Persian Gulf War
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    Status of Contributions to Persian Gulf War

    The committee heard testimony on the payment of promised contributions to the Persian Gulf war effort by coalition allies. In all, $54.5 billion was pledged by coalition countries to offset…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House agreed to H.J. Res. 214, to recognize the Astronauts' Memorial at the John F. Kennedy Space Center as the national memorial to astronauts who die in the line of duty. The House…

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  • US Relief Efforts for Refugees in Iraq
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    U.S. Relief Efforts for Refugees in Iraq

    The committee heard testimony on the relief efforts being undertaken by the U.S. and allied militaries in Iraq for Kurdish refugees in northern Iraq. Approximately 1.6 million Kurds in Iraq fled…

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  • Congressional Reaction to Presidents Speech
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    Congressional Reaction to President's Speech

    Members of Congress spoke to reporters on their reaction to the President’s address to a joint session of Congress earlier in the evening. Responses mainly concerned appreciation for the…

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  • Congratulations to President Bush on War
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    Congratulations to President Bush on War

    House Resolution 95 is passed to commend the President, the United States military and the allied forces on the success of Operation Desert Storm. The representatives praised the military…

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  • Presidential Address Open Phones
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    Presidential Address: Open Phones

    Members of Congress discussed remarks on national feeling, crime, transportation, and the Middle East made by President Bush in an address to a Joint Session of Congress.

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House voted to suspend the rules and pass H.R. 707, to improve the regulation of futures trading and to authorize appropriations for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. The House…

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  • Iraq Signals Withdrawal from Kuwait
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    Iraq Signals Withdrawal from Kuwait

    Members of Congress spoke to reporters after meeting with the president on developments during the third day of the ground campaign in the Persian Gulf war. Saddam Hussein gave a speech the previous day on Baghdad radio,…

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  • Persian Gulf War Ground Campaign Begins
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    Persian Gulf War: Ground Campaign Begins

    Members of Congress spoke to reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Bush on the situation in the Persian Gulf. Saddam Hussein had delivered a speech to the Iraqi people over Baghdad radio on the previous day that…

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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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  • Fiscal Year 1992 International Affairs Budget
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    Fiscal Year 1992 International Affairs Budget

    The committee heard testimony from James Baker, U.S. Secretary of State, on the fiscal year 1992 federal budget proposal. In his remarks, Baker outlined a plan for the Middle East following…

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  • The Press at War Coverage of the Gulf
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    The Press at War: Coverage of the Gulf

    The panelists focused on the media’s presentation, and the tremendous amount of coverage of the Persian Gulf war. They discussed whether the media fulfilled the journalistic task of…

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  • A Framework for USThird World Relations
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    A Framework for U.S.-Third World Relations?

    Rep. Fascell discussed his vision of a U.S. foreign aid program in the wake of the end of the cold war. Changes he proposed include refocusing our efforts so as to encourage growth and…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed H. Con. Res. 41, condemning the Iraqi attack against Israel. The House passed H. Con. Res. 48, condemning the brutal treatment by the government of Iraq of captured service…

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  • Reactions after Defense Department Briefing
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    Reactions after Defense Department Briefing

    Mr. Kostmayer, member of the House Foreign Affairs committee, praised Israel for restraint in not retaliating against SCUD missile attacks directed at Israel from Iraq. Mr. Saxton discussed the…

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  • House Session
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    House Session

    The House passed S. Con. Res. 2, supporting the United States presence in the Persian Gulf.

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  • Persian Gulf War
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    Persian Gulf War

    Mr. Fascell, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs committee, spoke to reporters following the initiation of hostilities against Iraq by U.S. and allied forces earlier in the evening. He…

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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 Resolutions
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    U.S. Persian Gulf Resolutions

    Mr. Fascell, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs committee, said that the Congress should support the President’s use of U.S. troops in the Middle East. He also discussed the role of…

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