Balanced Budget Amendment Passage

After the House passed the Balanced Budget Amendment, the authors of the final version and other members of Congress talked to reporters… read more

After the House passed the Balanced Budget Amendment, the authors of the final version and other members of Congress talked to reporters about the floor debate and the provisions of the bill. Today the House debated several different versions of a Balanced Budget constitutional amendment under a Rule stipulating that the version receiving the most votes would be the one presented for final passage. The version offered by Stenholm and Schafer, with no three-fifths vote tax provision, was passed. Some of those that made comments were House Speaker, Representative Newt Gingrich R-Georgia, Republican Whip Representative Tom Delay, R-Texas, Republican Leader Representative Richard Armey, R-Texas, Representative Dan Schaefer, R-Colorado, Representative Charles Stenholm, D-Texas, Senator Paul Simon, D-Illinois, Representative Michael Castel, R-Delaware, Representative Lewis Payne D-Virginia, Representative Steny Hoyer, D-Maryland. Representative John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Representative Micha close

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Balanced Budget Amendment Passage

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Program ID:
62932-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 26, 1995 | 10:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jan 29, 1995 | 7:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Jan 26, 1995 | 10:50pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 27, 1995 | 6:37am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 29, 1995 | 1:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 29, 1995 | 7:37pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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