Balanced Budget Amendment

Speaker of the House of Representatives Tom Foley of Washington delivered a speech before a luncheon of the National Press Club on the… read more

Speaker of the House of Representatives Tom Foley of Washington delivered a speech before a luncheon of the National Press Club on the proposal for a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution. Rep. Foley expressed his opposition to such an amendment, citing the failure of either the Reagan or Bush administrations to produce a budget capable of being balanced. He also discussed the existence of a bomb shelter specifically built for Congress and party discipline in the House of Representatives. Following his prepared remarks, Rep. Foley responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Program ID:
26502-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 09, 1992 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 14, 1992 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jun 09, 1992 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 09, 1992 | 11:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 10, 1992 | 2:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 10, 1992 | 6:37am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 14, 1992 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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