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Economy: Congressional Economic Plan / Bush #140189

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 20, 1992
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Dispute between President Bush and the Democratically controlled Congress over economic plans featured. [Before Republican group at the White House, BUSH - criticizes the Democrats for trying to raise taxes; jokes about the House post office.] Two projects that Bush has earmarked for cuts mentioned.

(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) Reaction of the Democratic Congressional leadership to Bush's challenge featured; details given of the tenets of the House tax bill. [Senator George MITCHELL - criticizes the Reagan-Bush "trickle down theory of economics."] [Representatives Robert MICHEL, Dan ROSTENKOWSKI - offer differing opinions on economic plans.] Programs that Congress would like to axe outlined. Fact that political games are overriding legislation during this campaign '92 noted.

Hume, Brit;
Roberts, Cokie;
Sawyer, Forrest

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