The Ronald Reagan administration Reagan took office and pledged to reverse the trend toward big government and to rejuvenate the economy, based on the theory that cutting taxes would stimulate so much growth that tax revenues would actually rise. In Maytwo months after there had been an assassination attempt on Reagan, Congress approved his program, which would reduce income taxes by 25 percent over a three-year period, cut federal spending on social programs, and greatly accelerate a military buildup that had begun under Carter. White House photo In foreign affairs Reagan often took bold action, but the results were usually disappointing. His effort to unseat the leftist Sandinista regime in Nicaragua through aid to the Contrasa rebel force seeking to overthrow the government, was unpopular and unsuccessful.
In he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Idaho. At the University of Idaho, he was student body president and a member of the Delta Chi fraternity.
Craig was a member of the Idaho Army National Guard from toattaining the rank of Private First Class E3 after which he received an honorable discharge.
House of Representatives, representing Idaho's 1st Congressional District. Craig was re-elected four times, serving until While in the House, he supported President Ronald Reagan 's push to expand vocational education.
Craig was not a major force as a legislator during his time in the House. I think this is despicable.
In Craig was reported to have led an extended effort that pushed for more severe punishment of Representative Barney Frank for his involvement in a gay prostitution scandal.
Twilegar with 61 percent of the vote. In Craig became sharply critical of U. President Bill Clinton for the Monica Lewinsky scandal. I'm going to speak out for the citizens of my state, who in the majority think that Bill Clinton is probably even a nasty, bad, naughty boy.
After the Democrats gained control of the Senate in the Congressional electionCraig became the ranking member of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs and a member of the Appropriations Committee and the Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Amid the controversy surrounding his arrest and guilty plea to charges of disorderly conduct, Craig temporarily stepped aside as ranking member on the Veterans' Affairs Committee and two subcommittees in August Defense Department officials said the reason the Cs had not been sent to Idaho was that no new aircraft were being manufactured for the type of transport mission done by the Idaho Air National Guard unit where Craig wanted the planes delivered.
In AprilCraig tried to amend an Iraq War supplemental bill with an amendment that would have granted legal status to betweenand one million illegal immigrants in farm work. The amendment failed with 53 votes 60 votes were needed because the amendment was not germane to the underlying bill.
Craig, the principal sponsor of AgJOBS, continues to support amnesty for illegal immigrants who are "trusted workers with a significant work history in American agriculture.
In OctoberCraig suggested that flooded sections of New Orleans should be abandoned after Hurricane Katrina had hit and was quoted on a Baton Rouge television station as saying that "Fraud is in the culture of Iraqis. I believe that is true in the state of Louisiana as well.
The American Conservative Union rated Craig's voting record at 96 out of points, while the Americans for Democratic Action rated him at 15 points. Craig supported the Federal Marriage Amendmentwhich barred extension of rights to same-sex couples ; he voted for cloture on the amendment in both andand was a cosponsor in Craig voted against the measure.
The Human Rights Campaign group gave him a 0 rating. In an August filing, Craig's lawyer Andrew Herman wrote "Not only was the trip itself constitutionally required, but Senate rules sanction reimbursement for any cost relating to a senator's use of a bathroom while on official travel"; the filing cited an FEC ruling that allowed former Congressman Jim Kolbe to use campaign funds for his legal defense in the Mark Foley scandal.
Court of Appeals affirmed that judgment.The President and Monica Lewinsky. president of the United States." The impeachment trial of the President formally opened before all senators with the reading of the charges against the President and the swearing in of the presiding The Clinton-Lewinsky scandal also contributed to a franker national discussion about sex .
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Most Americans considered President Clinton's affair with intern Monica Lewinsky a private matter, particularly when the first lady stood by in support of her husband.
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