THE WEEK: JUNE 4-10

JUNE 4-10

NATION

CLINTON'S FIRST VETO

President Clinton actually carried out his threat and cast his first veto, against a spending-cuts measure that would have stripped $16.4 billion from current expenditures. "I cannot in good conscience sign a bill that cuts education to save pet congressional projects," said the President. The Republican-sponsored legislation would have trimmed a host of social programs in the current budget while continuing to funnel funds for certain road and courthouse projects. Lacking the votes for an override, G.O.P. leaders said they would try to craft a compromise bill with the President.

SENATE FIGHTS TERRORISM

By a vote of...

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