ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 01, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) Contd. Senator debate on overriding President Reagan's veto of highway bill examined; scenes shown. [Senator Robert DOLE - notes veto's political importance to President] [Senator Robert BYRD - favors override.] [March 19, Senator Terry SANFORD - votes against bill.] Sanford's role in override vote considered; lobbying of him by Senators Alan Simpson and Byrd noted. [Today, SANFORD - votes present; changes vote.] [Later, SANFORD - changes vote again.] [SANFORD - jokes about his "present" vote.]
(DC: Kenneth Walker) Importance of highway bill to Reagan's effort to recover from Iran arms scandal considered; his action on Clean Water Bill recalled. [REAGAN -cites lack of information on override vote's outcome.]