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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 11, 2002

President Commends Senate for Passing Debt Limit Extension

I commend the Senate for passing an extension of the debt limit. We must ensure that we have the resources to wage the war against terror, to protect retirees, and to meet our Government's other obligations. Today's strong bipartisan vote is important progress toward achieving this goal.