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ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 13, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Facets of President-elect George Bush's transition reported; roles of Treasury Secretary Nicholas Brady and Richard Darman as new OMB director noted. Report introduced.

(DC: Cokie Roberts) Efforts to allow Bush to put own people in place during transition reported; details given of President Reagan's request that whole staff resign. [BUSH - says he'll bring in new team to reinvigorate process.] Dvt. of ethics code noted. [FULLER - says best qualified people are needed.] Direction of transition team by Craig Fuller and Robert Teeter, with James Baker as overall advr., noted. [Republican consultant Eddie MAHE - says replacing Republicans with Republicans is not way to make friends within party] [Pol. analyst Stephen HESS - says president "ego" is reason for change.] [FULLER - talks about Bush administration]

Donaldson, Sam;
Roberts, Cokie

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