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Ari Fleischer
I think the point the president makes repeatedly about the need to develop a missile defense is [that] the Cold War is over, and the United States needs to protect itself and our allies and our troops that are stationed abroad from a different nature of threat. And the paradigm that existed in the Cold War is no longer the most imperative paradigm that should guide America's defense structures.
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#Defense

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It's important for everyone to come home without a lot of hoop-de-la.
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#Home

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The president was never in any danger.
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#Danger

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[The hopeful mood on display at the White House on the war's opening night has vanished. A presidential adviser said aides were trying to concentrate on their work while glued to their televisions.] They're very, very somber, ... ahead of schedule.
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#Night

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Iran is not exactly the type of nation that people just happen to end up in. People seem to have a desire to go there, and our concern is that the desire can be matched by a government that allows them to be there.
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#People

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tax the patience of the most interested voter.
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#Patience

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The president has asked the secretary to go to the Middle East to secure efforts to preserve the cease-fire and to build upon it.
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#Fire

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We have no information to substantiate that report.
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#Information

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than is found in current law.
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#Law

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I know that Mrs. Pearl has very strong feelings about the damage that can be done as a result of showing that video. The administration has great sympathies for what Mrs. Pearl has said.
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#Feelings

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Yes. As I indicated, the State Department made a phone call to express our opinions.
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#Opinions

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Al Gore's targets are so narrowly defined that most American people aren't going to feel any tax relief. It's kind of a Cheshire cat tax cut -- all you're going to see at the end is Al Gore smiling, but people aren't going to get the tax relief they've been promised.
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#People

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And if you note, on the cover note of what the Department of Defense put out, they wrote, 'Due to the quality of the original tape, it is not a verbatim transcript of every word spoken during the meeting, but does convey the messages and information flow,'
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#Defense

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It's just logical, so long as there is violence, it's very hard for both parties to engage in meaningful political talks.
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#Violence

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We of course do not ask all our nominees to talk about the many acts of compassion they have carried out on behalf of a number of people. There is a whole series of questions about matters that need to be brought to the attention of the president.
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#Compassion

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If there was more, we would be providing it, ... That is how to prevent terrorism.
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#Terrorism

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All along, the United States has been concerned with the fact that the timetable to develop a test to protect the country on missile defense was bumping into the ABM Treaty. The bump was about to take place.
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#United States

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The president has said repeatedly this is about much more than any one man.
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#Man

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very expressive in the conversation.
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#Conversation

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We like street theater.
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#Theater

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I'm not going to discuss the trip from a political point of view, because that's not the purpose of the trip. She's going because she's concerned about the humanitarian crisis and wants to personally assess the role of the United States should and could play.
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#Purpose

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Reorganizing the government is never easy, ... It involves turf.
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#Government

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The president said he understood he was never in any danger. He kept up what he was in the middle of.
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#Danger

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We always leave options on tables, but our course of action with Syria is focused on reminding Syria this is a good time to re-examine their support of terrorism and a good place to begin is with their harboring of the Iraqi leaders who have fled to Syria. They should not be allowed to find safe haven there.
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#Action

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Why should they have chemical weapons?
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#Weapons

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that's government property that is now going to have to replaced or fixed.
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#Government

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In the case of Ms. Nguyen, they are following all her travels. They are trying to determine if she traveled anywhere domestically or foreign, who she may have come into contact with, any of the people that she's associated with to determine if they have any information about how she could have contracted the anthrax.
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#Trying

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This is not a formal, legalistic ending of combat, but [an announcement that] major combat operations have ended. From a legal point of view, this is not the end of hostilities.
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#Ending

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Henry Waxman never met a Republican he didn't want to investigate.
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#Republican

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either flip-flopped or he has a real problem with credibility.
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#Credibility