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Line Item Vetoes in the 105th Congress, First Session: A Finding Aid

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Publication Date: February 1998

Publisher(s): Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service

Series: 97-1012

Topic: Government (Executive power)


This report provides a summary of the President’s use of the line item veto in the 105th Congress. By the end of the first session, President Clinton had used the line item veto authority 11 times, affecting nine appropriations laws and canceling a total of 82 items.