White House Daily Briefing
Mar 6, 1995
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Mr. McCurry announced that a provision of the 1994 Crime Bill becomes effective today, requiring the Bureau of Prisons to notify local law enforcement officials when a prisoner who has been convicted of a violent crime or .. Read More
Mr. McCurry announced that a provision of the 1994 Crime Bill becomes effective today, requiring the Bureau of Prisons to notify local law enforcement officials when a prisoner who has been convicted of a violent crime or drug trafficking is freed on supervised release. McCurry said that Surgeon General nominee Foster met today with students and residents at Children’s Hospital, including a large number of his own former students who came in for the event. Media questions focused on these topics: the fall of the U.S. dollar today; concern that the president is backing off the question of Jerusalem being open for a negotiated settlement; the timetable for organizing the president’s reelection campaign; the president’s opposition to tort reform; reforms that the president advocates besides the security law; the administration’s view on Senator Hatfield’s situation; a White House review on affirmative action; welfare reform; the White House position on the ability of Republicans to pass 60 percent of the Contract; the administration view on the Balanced Budget Amendment; status of the school lunch program; status of the Glickman nomination as Agriculture Secretary; the president’s new round of health care proposals; the arrest at the Newark Airport of the ex-Mexican official; whether the president will veto the product liability bill; the president’s view on the Republican rescission package; and the president’s pledge to protect veterans' benefits.