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Nixon On Congress / Revenue Sharing #12607

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 26, 1971
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(Studio) President Nixon tells Congress to clean up affairs of 91st Congress; resubmits 40 bills not acted on by last Congress Nixon meets with Congress leaders to generate revenue sharing plan support. Chairperson of House Ways and Means Committee Representative Wilbur Mills opposes plan.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Mills opposes because money not always goes where needed; tax increase to support plan. Local recipients not accountable for spending. [MILLS - says doesn't want to hand out money without knowing what spent for; try to persuade American taxpayer.] Mills will help channel more money to cities, with strings attached.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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