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Bush Agenda (Part II) #118560

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 19, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Preview of second part of discussion of George Bush's domestic agenda given; reporters named.

(Studio: Brit Hume) Bush domestic campaign on "no new taxes" and "a kinder, gentler nation" recalled; scenes shown. [BUSH - voices these phrases.] Econ. problems of such issues as budget deficit, bankrupt savings and loans, nuclear waste cleanup noted.

(Studio: Brit Hume, Peter Jennings ) Nature of Bush's domestic revenues discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jim Wooten) Prediction of Bush's relationship with Congress reported; economy aims of Democratic Congress like Senators Edward Kennedy and Christopher Dodd noted. Bush's link to education mentioned.

(Studio: Jim Wooten, Peter Jennings ) Impt. of automatic cuts of Gramm-Rudman bill noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Studio: Stephen Aug) Econ. situation and economy problems facing Bush explored; various economy statistics outlined on screen.

(Studio: Stephen Aug, Peter Jennings ) Bush's inability to control international mkts. discussed.

(Studio: Peter Jennings , Stephen Aug, Jim Wooten, Brit Hume) Issue of whether or not there will be "revenue enhancements" under Bush discussed; example given of Customs Service's redefining of what is a van for purposes of import duties.

Aug, Stephen;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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