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Economy: Trade Bill #115779

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 24, 1988
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(Studio: Ted Koppel) Report introduced.

(DC: Sam Donaldson) Veto of trade bill by President Reagan because of its provision that workers be given 60-days notice of plant closings reported [Representatives Robert MICHEL, Jim WRIGHT - comment on trade bill.] House of Representative reported overriding veto, but Senator said likely to sustain veto. [Senators Robert BYRD, John CHAFEE - discuss likelihood of quick new trade bill.] Possibility of bill becoming campaign '88 issue noted. [Governor Michael DUKAKIS - opposes veto.] Vice President George Bush's problems in standing as own man with regard to bill noted. [Senator Robert DOLE - comments.] Reagan's opposition to protectionism noted.

Reporter(s):
Donaldson, Sam;
Koppel, Ted
Duration:
00:02:20

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