ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 03, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) General Accounting Ofc.'s investigation into former White House chief of staff Michael Deaver, currently leading Capital lobbyist due in large part to his personal relationship with President and Nancy Reagan, examined; inquiry, requested by Representative John Dingell, said focusing on Deaver's possible business dealings on issues with which he dealt while White House aide. Law affecting such situations explained. Reagan administration's recent reversal of position on acid rain during President's meeting with Canadian Prime Min. Brian Mulroney cited as example [General Accounting Office spokesperson Bill ANDERSON - praises extent of Deaver's cooperation.] Criticism of Deaver's lobbying, on behalf of Rockwell International, of OMB director James Miller for B-1 bomber noted. Press spokesperson Larry Speakes said not requesting return of Deaver's White House pass.
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