American Experience

Clinton and Unity: Passing the Budget Bill

Clip: Season 24 Episode 3 | 2m 55s

The vote on the budget bill came down to a Freshman Democrat, Marjorie Margolis Mezvinsky. Senator Tom Daschle described Clinton's resolve to get the budget passed: "There wasn't anything he wasn't willing to do. He would call, he would meet. He would grovel, he would strong-arm. He would use every tactic any leader has at his disposal to try to get this thing done."

Aired: 02/19/12

Rating: NR

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