Balanced Budget Amendment

Democratic leaders from the House of Representatives held a news conference to declare their support for a constitutional amendment… read more

Democratic leaders from the House of Representatives held a news conference to declare their support for a constitutional amendment mandating a balanced federal budget. Sen. Simon, chief Senate co-sponsor of the proposal laid out several reasons for the passage of such an amendment, including the eventual growth in GNP guaranteed with a balanced federal budget. The legislators spoke in front of a large mural made up of thousands of pictures of children, who, it was said, would inherit the deficit if a balanced budget amendment was not passed. close

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Balanced Budget Amendment

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Program ID:
26504-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 10, 1992 | 12:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jun 10, 1992 | 4:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jun 10, 1992 | 12:42am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 10, 1992 | 4:14am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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