WASHINGTON - President Clinton yesterday promised more spending cuts amed at eliminating the deficit as he signed two executive orders designed to ensure that the budget package's $496 billion of tax increases and spending cuts reduce the deficit as planned.

"I want to go the extra mile to ensure this plan is different from the past," Clinton said as he signed the orders.

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