Line-Item Veto Debate

Democratic Senators from New York Daniel Moynihan and Alfonse D’Amato criticized the president for using the line-item veto on a particular… read more

Democratic Senators from New York Daniel Moynihan and Alfonse D’Amato criticized the president for using the line-item veto on a particular portion of the budget bill. This portion reimbursed New York for disputed Medicaid claims. The two senators introduced a bill to overturn the president’s decision. Senator Moynihan also expressed his opposition to the idea of a line-item veto. Congress had thirty days to pass a bill to override his veto. close

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Line-Item Veto Debate

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Program ID:
90534-1
Category:
Senate Highlight
Format:
Senate Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 03, 1997 | 11:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Sep 03, 1997 | 11:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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