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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
June 28, 2002

Excerpt from the June 28, 2002 Press Briefing by White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer

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MR. FLEISCHER: The House of Representatives has also put our nation's defense first, and they have passed the defense appropriations bill, as well as the military construction bill. The President is pleased to see action on this. He hopes the Senate will follow.