THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary (Amelia Island, Florida) ________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release November 1, 1997
TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES:
In accordance with the Line Item Veto Act, I hereby cancel the dollar amounts of discretionary budget authority, as specified in the attached reports, contained in the "Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 1998" (Public Law 105-65; H.R. 2158). I have determined that the cancellation of these amounts will reduce the Federal budget deficit, will not impair any essential Government functions, and will not harm the national interest.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
THE WHITE HOUSE,
November 1, 1997.
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