Events in the Persian Gulf

At a photo opportunity on a meeting with congressional leadership, President Bush answered questions from reporters about the situation in the Persian… read more

At a photo opportunity on a meeting with congressional leadership, President Bush answered questions from reporters about the situation in the Persian Gulf. He spoke about the failed diplomacy efforts of Secretary of State. James Baker and Iraqi Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz in Geneva, and the possibility of using U.S. military force to expel Iraq from Kuwait. He said that he had taken “the last extra step for peace.” He also encouraged Congress to pass a resolution authorizing him to use force in accordance with UN resolutions. close

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Program ID:
30935-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Remarks
Location:
Cabinet Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 09, 1991 | 8:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1

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  • Jan 09, 1991 | 8:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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