ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 16, 2011
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(Peosta, Iowa: Jake Tapper) The challenge from new swaggering Republican presidential candidate Texas Governor Rick Perry to President Obama examined; scenes shown of him in Iowa meeting the people; details given about Perry's background and his conservative message. [PERRY - asks Obama how to fix the economy; criticizes Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben Bernanke for playing politics; addresses the Tea Party.] [On CNN, OBAMA - comments on Perry.] The criticism of Perry's comments on Bernanke from former Bush adviser Karl Rove noted.
(Studio: Diane Sawyer, George Stephanopoulos) What Donald Trump had to say about Perry and the '12 campaign discussed. [TRUMP - calls Perry an impressive guy.]
(Studio: Diane Sawyer) The president's bus for his tour in the Midwest described; diagrams shown.
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