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November 4, 1999 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton vetoed legislation Wednesday containing the 1% across-the-board spending cut that Congress passed earlier this week, paving the way for intense negotiations with GOP congressional leaders in an effort to hammer out a budget for the fiscal year that began more than a month ago. As Clinton has threatened repeatedly, he rejected the sweeping GOP budget cuts as "mindless" and "misguided" and urged Republican leaders to step up their talks with White House officials.
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December 29, 2000 | From Associated Press
The projected budget surpluses just keep growing and growing. President Clinton on Thursday estimated a $1.9-trillion bounty over the next decade--a figure that he said could eliminate the publicly held federal debt by 2010 if there are only moderate tax cuts and modest increases in spending. President-elect George W. Bush has said he wants to use $1.3 trillion of any surpluses over the next 10 years for tax cuts that he contends would stimulate a slowing economy.
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December 29, 2000 | From Associated Press
The projected budget surpluses just keep growing and growing. President Clinton on Thursday estimated a $1.9-trillion bounty over the next decade--a figure that he said could eliminate the publicly held federal debt by 2010 if there are only moderate tax cuts and modest increases in spending. President-elect George W. Bush has said he wants to use $1.3 trillion of any surpluses over the next 10 years for tax cuts that he contends would stimulate a slowing economy.
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November 4, 1999 | ART PINE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton vetoed legislation Wednesday containing the 1% across-the-board spending cut that Congress passed earlier this week, paving the way for intense negotiations with GOP congressional leaders in an effort to hammer out a budget for the fiscal year that began more than a month ago. As Clinton has threatened repeatedly, he rejected the sweeping GOP budget cuts as "mindless" and "misguided" and urged Republican leaders to step up their talks with White House officials.
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January 29, 1999 | ALISSA J. RUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a report certain to jump-start the federal budget debate, the Congressional Budget Office will release estimates today that echo President Clinton's predictions of massive budget surpluses for the next 10 years. The nonpartisan agency, Congress' official estimator of spending and deficits, projects that the net budget surplus will be $107 billion this year and $2.6 trillion over the period from 2000 to 2009.
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January 29, 1999 | ALISSA J. RUBIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a report certain to jump-start the federal budget debate, the Congressional Budget Office will release estimates today that echo President Clinton's predictions of massive budget surpluses for the next 10 years. The nonpartisan agency, Congress' official estimator of spending and deficits, projects that the net budget surplus will be $107 billion this year and $2.6 trillion over the period from 2000 to 2009.
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