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Economy: Budget Impasse #125655

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 08, 1990
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) House of Representatives reported passing a new budget agreement.

(Capitol Hill: Jim Wooten) Congressional efforts to reach budget agreement reviewed; scenes shown from Capitol Hill. [Senator George MITCHELL - says failure to pass temporary funding bill will deepen crisis.] [Senators John McCAIN, Phil GRAMM - talk about budget.] Tenets of new House package outlined on screen. Position of Senators Robert Dole and Pete Domenici on package noted.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Ann Compton) President Bush and the budget impasse featured; scenes shown of president returning to White House and attending swearing-in ceremonies for Justice David Souter.

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(New York: Bob Jamieson) Reaction of public to the budget battle featured; scenes shown from call-in radio show taking questions on handling of budget problem. ABC News/"Washington Post" poll findings on Bush's popularity outlined on screen. [Six PEOPLE - assess the blame.]

Compton, Ann;
Jamieson, Bob;
Sawyer, Diane;
Wooten, Jim

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