Tobacco Settlement

— NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports on the broad recommendations President Clinton will make today regarding the proposed settlement between state attorneys general and the tobacco industry, and how Congress is likely to respond. The President says he wants neither to kill the settlement nor delay it, but the fact that he's only providing a broad outline, rather than specific details, makes it unlikely Congress will act this year.



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