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Government Ethics Bill #113058

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 23, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Reagan reported announcing he will veto ethics in government bill that would have limited lobbying activities of former administration officials and members of Congress Report introduced.

(Santa Barbara, California: Jeanne Meserve) Congress reported passing ethics bill after Reagan aides Lyn Nofziger and Michael Deaver were convicted of illegal lobbying. [White House spokesperson Marlin FITZWATER - explains Reagan veto.] Reagan's reasons for veto outlined on screen. [Representative Barney FRANK, Common Cause Fred WERTHEIMER - respond to veto.] Vice President George Bush's positions on bill noted. [BUSH - comments on the bill.] "Sleaze" chgs. against Reagan admin. reviewed.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Meserve, Jeanne
Duration:
00:02:00

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