Product Liability Legislation Veto

President Clinton approached a microphone set up in front of his desk in the Oval Office and, first, congratulated the Justice Department… read more

President Clinton approached a microphone set up in front of his desk in the Oval Office and, first, congratulated the Justice Department for breaking up a Mexican cocaine-smuggling ring. Then he announced that he would veto the bill that would have limited damage awards in product liability lawsuits, saying that the legislation would have allowed dangerous products into homes. He also objected to a portion of the bill which would have weakened handgun control laws. He answered questions from the press. close

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Product Liability Legislation Veto

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Program ID:
71584-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Oval Office, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 02, 1996 | 3:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
May 05, 1996 | 4:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • May 02, 1996 | 3:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 1996 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 02, 1996 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 03, 1996 | 6:38am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 05, 1996 | 4:36pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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