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Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release June 9, 1997

Today the President forwarded to the Congress a package of FY 1998 budget amendments to adjust his pending budget requests, as presented in the FY 1998 Budget, to be consistent with the recently negotiated Bipartisan Budget Agreement between the President and the Leadership of Congress:

The package would:

The President also provided his priorities for how the additional funding assumed in the Bipartisan Budget Agreement for national defense should be allocated, and urged the Congress not to reduce protected domestic programs needed for America's future.

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