Crime Legislation Reaction

President Clinton addressed the press regarding Congress' shelving of the Crime Bill. He expressed disappointment and dismay at the House action, saying they… read more

President Clinton addressed the press regarding Congress' shelving of the Crime Bill. He expressed disappointment and dismay at the House action, saying they “have failed the American people.” Clinton challenged House Members to come back “tomorrow and the day after that and the day after that...until we give the American people the essential elements of this crime bill...” Questions included a query as to the future of the bill; whether Clinton plans to keep the Congress in session until they act upon the bill; specific complaints made by opposition; and his response to those who say this is a personal defeat. close

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Crime Legislation Reaction

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Program ID:
59463-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 1994 | 9:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 14, 1994 | 9:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 11, 1994 | 9:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 1994 | 3:07am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 12, 1994 | 6:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 1994 | 12:48am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 1994 | 5:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 1994 | 9:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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