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Excerpts from Press Gaggle by Ari Fleischer, October 18, 2002 (Full transcript)

MR. FLEISCHER: And, finally, in the radio address that you will get tonight, it will be a news-making radio address. The radio address is going to focus on pension protections for Americans. The President is going to focus and take action on the domestic economy. The President will talk about the importance of strengthening the retirement security of America's workers. More than 40 million Americans saved for their retirement through 401(k) accounts. These are an integral part part of how the American people plan for their future.

The President will announce action that is going to be taking place on Monday, by his administration, to protect people's pensions. And so through the regular rule making process of the federal government, action will be taken. The action will be announced on Monday by the Department of Labor. The President will get into the specifics of it tonight in his radio address. So I want to highlight that for you.

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