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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(DC: Brit Hume) Relations of President Reagan and Congress during last year of pres. featured. [Representative Tony COELHO - says Reagan losing influence with Congress and people not rallying to him anymore.] [Representative Alan SIMPSON - recalls obstacles overcome by Reagan during his president] Issues to be dealt with between Reagan and Congress reported to be: aid to Nicaraguan Contras, USSR -US arms control agreement, budget cuts, trade bill, income tax rates. Prospects of passing of each area of legislation detailed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Derivation of term "lame duck" mentioned. Televising of State of the Union address and Democrat response announced.
- Hume, Brit;
- Jennings, Peter
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