Letter to Congressional Leaders Reporting Budget Deferrals
Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:)
In accordance with the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, I herewith report seven deferrals of budget authority, totaling $3.5 billion.
These deferrals affect International Security Assistance programs as well as programs of the Agency for International Development and the Departments of Health and Human Services and State. The details of these deferrals are contained in the attached report.
WILLIAM J. CLINTON
NOTE: Identical letters were sent to Thomas S. Foley, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Albert Gore, Jr., President of the Senate. The report detailing the deferrals was published in the Federal Register on October 27.
William J. Clinton, Letter to Congressional Leaders Reporting Budget Deferrals Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/218853