THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN PHOTO OPPORTUNITY WITH MEMBERS OF CONGRESS The Oval Office
9:45 A.M. EST
Q When are you going to Texas to campaign for Mr. Krueger?
THE PRESIDENT: I don't know. I want to go. I haven't been invited yet. I imagine I'll get --
THE VICE PRESIDENT: I'm going next week, aren't I?
THE PRESIDENT: You're going --
THE VICE PRESIDENT: I'll be there next week, Carl. You didn't ask, but that's the answer.
SENATOR KRUEGER: Don't insult the Vice President, Carl.
Q Will you?
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Next week.
Q situation on the Bosnian airlift? Is it on or off --
THE PRESIDENT: No, it's --
Q Aspin off the reservation?
THE PRESIDENT: No, we're continuing the airlift plan. This phase of it's going forward just as planned. And it's under continuous review, but we're going forward with the phase just as --
Q There's no pause at all in relief efforts in flying it in?
THE PRESIDENT: We're going forward with the phase as we had planned. As you know, for obvious reasons we don't want to discuss specifically when we're doing what. But the phase -- the initial phase of the airlift is going forward just as --
Q Why did Secretary Aspin indicate that --
THE PRESIDENT: I don't know exactly what he said. I haven't had a chance to talk to him about it.
Q He said it was symbolic --
Q Was there ever a time when it was going to be off?
THE VICE PRESIDENT: No, no. What he meant by that was that it accomplished not only the result of getting the relief but also getting the convoys a little freer access. That's what he meant by --
Q And has it done that?
THE VICE PRESIDENT: Yes, it has.
END9:48 A.M. EST