NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 17, 2012
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(Arlington, Virginia: Ron Mott) A look at the record of Mitt Romney’s vice presidential choice, Representative Paul Ryan, presented; details given about his criticism of President Obama’s stimulus package while being accused of seeking funds for projects in his home state of Wisconsin; his statement about “constituent service request” letters quoted; scenes shown of him being heckled in Virginia. [In 2010 and 2 days ago, RYAN – denies asking for stimulus money.] [Representative Debbie WASSERMAN SCHULTZ- criticizes Ryan.] The Obama campaign’s request for Romney to release more tax returns noted.
(Studio: Lester Holt, David Gregory) The impact on Romney of Ryan’s release of his tax returns and the scrutiny of Ryan’s record discussed.
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