Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Clinton Goes for a Ride in New Limo

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Clinton Goes for a Ride in New Limo

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WASHINGTON -- The Secret Service yesterday rolled out a new presidential limousine -- a roomier, boxy-styled vehicle that President Clinton said still carries the city's new license plate with the slogan: "Taxation without representation."

"I get to ride around in it for five days," Clinton said at the University of the District of Columbia where he gave a speech marking the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

He noted that the newest in the fleet of presidential limos "is an enormous improvement in terms of the workability of the inner space." He didn't elaborate.

Clinton decided last month to put the new license plates on his official limousines to show his support for full voting rights for the district's lone delegate to Congress. The White House says the plates will remain at least through the end of Clinton's term Saturday.

Secret Service spokesman Jim Mackin said there are plans to use the new limo, a 2001 Cadillac, for inaugural activities Saturday. …

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