United States President Bill Clinton vetos the Republican's 792 billion dollar tax cut on September 23, 1999.  He called on Congress to approve "tax relief we can afford" by the end of the year.  Clinton rejected the tax bill because it would "turn us back to the failed policies of the past".  He also said he wanted to work with GOP leaders on an alternative plan "that reflects the priorities of both parties and the values of the American people"..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP
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United States President Bill Clinton vetos the Republican's 792 billion dollar tax cut on September 23, 1999. He called on Congress to approve "tax relief we can afford" by the end of the year. Clinton rejected the tax bill because it would "turn us back to the failed policies of the past". He also said he wanted to work with GOP leaders on an alternative plan "that reflects the priorities of both parties and the values of the American people"..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP

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Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 24 Sep 1999
Location: Washington District of Columbia United States of America
Credit: Ron Sachs - CNP
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