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  • Sweatshops and Child Labor
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    Sweatshops and Child Labor

    Clinton Administration officials talked about their efforts to stop abusive forms of child labor around the world. They talked about the creation of the Raise the Children Initiative campaign…

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  • Chinese Membership in the World Trade Organization
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    Chinese Membership in the World Trade Organization

    Officials spoke to reporters about the benefits of China’s inclusion in the World Trade Organization. They said that they would release an open letter signed by leading economists urging…

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  • Administration Budget Proposal
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    Administration Budget Proposal

    Officials spoke to reporters about the president’s fiscal year 2001 budget proposal. The budget included a plan to pay off the national debt by 2013, provided for modest tax cuts, increased…

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  • Budget Issues
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    Budget Issues

    Members of the President’s economic team briefed reporters on the federal budget and tax policy, including Medicare and Social Security initiatives. Mr. Lockhart took reporter questions.

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  • APEC News Conference
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    APEC News Conference

    Deputy Secretary Summers and others talked with reporters about President Clinton’s trip to Korea and Japan. They focused on the economic growth of the countries and what the United States…

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  • US and World Economy
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    U.S. and World Economy

    Secretary Rubin and others spoke on how to prepare the global financial structure to deal with market changes. They also discussed the coming together of the G-7 countries to focus on a…

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  • USRussia Summit Briefing
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    U.S.-Russia Summit Briefing

    Mr. Berger focused on President Clinton’s upcoming trips to Russia, Northern Ireland, and Ireland. He felt that the President’s trip to Russia would lend U.S. support during their financial…

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  • Retirement Savings Summit
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    Retirement Savings Summit

    Mr. Sperling and others briefed reporters on the agenda for a national retirement summit on June 4-5. They stressed the importance of personal savings in addition to Social Security and…

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  • White House Daily Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Mr. Sperling and Mr. Summers began the briefing by discussing President Clinton’s remarks about a Republican-supported plan to abolish the nation’s tax code. Following their comments, Mr.…

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  • IRS Reform
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    IRS Reform

    Administration economic officials took reporters questions after the president’s news conference on administration IRS reform proposals. They took questions on these proposals and the…

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  • Presidential Tax Cut Proposal
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    Presidential Tax Cut Proposal

    Administration economic officials briefed reporters on the details of the president’s tax proposal, which he highlighted outside the White House earlier in the day. The House and Senate…

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