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Daily News Record (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Harrisonburg, Virginia Daily May lawmakers open Summit president urges expedited Effort to tackle deficit associated press Bush gets together with speaker Thomas Foley left and Senate majority Leader George Mitchell Washington a president Bush opened the Domestic budget Summit tuesday by calling the Economy not As Strong or secure As it should be and urging fast action to trim a widening Federal budget at the same Bush assured the team of 21 congressional negotiators there was no immediate participants lawmakers who attended the 40minute session at the White House said the president did not bring up the possibility of tax increases to Cut the deficit nor make any other specific but he promised to share the responsibility with Congress for difficult and unpopular measures to try to slash billion or More from the the participants it was pretty Clear that were going to share the said House budget commit tee chairman Leon who approached tuesdays budget talks with some said afterwards they were willing to join the Republican administration in a full scale assault on the nations deficit were going into these talks in Good Faith and with an Effort to find a constructive Solu said House speaker Thomas were not going in with any other but Senate majority Leader George Mit said he could not say whether Bush words to negotiators would diminish democratic suspicion that the administration might be setting a trap to blame democrats for tax we Are going Forward because we believe this is a serious problem confronting the nation that we must Deal with in a responsible Mitchell speaking to reporters outside the White deficit cuts of the magnitude being discussed by the president Likely would require a mix of deep spending cuts and tax but in recent Days each Side has suggested the other would have to be the first to propose any tax Bush declined to answer questions at a Pic tur taking session As he and other top administration officials met with the congressional leaders in the Cabinet but White House spokesman Marlin Fitz water afterwards quoted Bush As telling the negotiators while there was no immediate fast action was we Are fortunate that the Economy continues to but it is important to act while the Economy is still for growth is not As Strong or secure As it should Bush was quoted by his spokesman As the american people Are tired of seeing the budget process seem to fail year after they would Welcome our doing the Job right and fixing the process at the same Bush Fitzwater said Bush and the negotiators agreed it was important to reach an agree ment As soon As Bush cited rising interest lower than expected receipts and the rising Cost of the savings and loan bailout As reasons for extraordinary House majority Leader Richard who will chair the meetings when Bush is not said there was really no discussion of substance about taxes by Bush at the opening Gephardt said he was giving Bush the Benefit of the doubt in terms of his if we try to politicize it the Summit by carrying on the discussion in were going to destroy the Gephardt Bush brought with him to the opening ses Sion vice president Dan Treasury Secretary Nicholas budget director Richard Darman and chief of staff John Senate majority Leader Bob Dole of Kan asked if the negotiators had moved closer or further from a tax said were not closer or any further to theres nothing on the Dole added that coming up with a com Promise that everyone could support is not but it almost were going to have to make everything work to get a majority of republicans and a majority of democrats on who met with House republicans earlier in the its going to ultimately be the Congress that going to have to the nation Senate curbs aids Bill debate Washington the Senate crushed a procedural obstruction by Jesse Helms and agreed tuesday to limit debate on a million aids the senates 953 debate limiting cloture vote was necessary to proceed with consideration of amendments after Helms raised his a final vote was tentatively set for although Helms could delay the measure with Edward called the overwhelming vote a Clear signal the Senate intends to approve the the Bill has 67 Senate More than enough for supporters described the measure As emergency Relief for communities and Public health systems overburdened by patients with acquired immune deficiency Hubble Points to the stars Washington Hubble space Telescope engineers gave an upbeat report tuesday the Telescope has found the stars it was supposed to for the first time we now Are sure we know where we Are poin said de Nasa program scientist for the billion we can Point to a place in space and actually find the stars that Are supposed to be lock up on measure them and use them for since it was set free into space from the space shuttle discovery on april the Telescope has had one problem after another troubles that scientists have called teething pains of the most com plex device Ever put into since the launch this has been the most exciting Weiler Bensonhurst jury at impasse new York a jury weighing the Fate of a Young White Man accused of murdering a Black youth in a Brooklyn neighbourhood said tuesday it was Hung up for the second time in four but the judge ordered them to keep if you can make any Progress at i want you to continue your state supreme court Justice Thaddeus Owens told the i want you to go and try it at about 5 the jury sent out a note saying it was unable to come to a unanimous decision on six of the 16 counts against Keith the alleged ringleader of the White gang that killed 16yearold Yusuf Hawkins in Bensonhurst on by the associated press Van Gogh portrait sold for record million new York a Vincent Van Gogh portrait of cachet sold for million a world auction record for any Art work and double the Price estimated by a spokeswoman for the auction House this is by far the worlds most expensive surpassing the million Price bid for Van Gogh irises in november 1987 at so Thebes auction said Chris ties spokeswoman Susan the who was not immediately was in the room during the approximately 10 minutes of bidding that opened at Britman toward the end of just two people were vying for the she irises was the last world auction record for a work of the debt Ridden an australian in House approves Cuba Resolution Washington a the House overwhelmingly approved a Resolution tuesday accusing the cuban government of human rights it appears that the Castro regime is not impressed by the movement worldwide to promote Basic human said Chris r sponsor of the the approved says Cuba has engaged in a consistent pattern of Gross violations of internationally recognized human was eventually forced to sell the painting to the Paul Getty museum of portrait of an image of the physician who tended Van Gogh during the last weeks before his was painted 100 years the painting was Lent to the metropolitan museum of Art in it is from the collection of Siegfried a German born new York banker who died in the work was put on the Block by a Trust created under his the portrait of Pau Ferdi nand cachet was painted six weeks before Van Gogh committed suicide in in a letter to artist Paul Van Gogh wrote on june 16 that he had painted cachet with the heart broken expression of our time and that it was not destined to be Bluestone 1921 medical Harrisonburg Corner of University medical 4346633 Harrisonburg newest optical with old familiar faces now open 65 years of combined experience opticians Warren Beverly looms Robert Presgraves technician Dana Ritchie i lost 95 fast and went from size 20 to size 10 in no time you without dieting guaranteed weight loss weight loss accomplished with the help of Kathy Mer Cier and her staff Case no 13b12 take control of your Bod medical proven tested move into a new world As you release thousands of patients have lost on our the slim trim person inside easy to follow you will a new age of weight Trade 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