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Politics / Congress vs. Executive / Reform #140964

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 03, 1992
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Politically motivated moves for reform by both the White House and Congress featured. [President BUSH - says the government resists reform; calls for no more special treatment within Congress.] [Senator George MITCHELL - cites Bush's public campaign funding.] Statement from Representative Tom Foley about which House perks will be eliminated cited. Secretary of State James Baker noted flying on a commercial flight following General Accounting Office report on cost of his private plane flights. [State Department spokeswoman Margaret TUTWILER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Figures on "lost" and "discovered" planes belonging to the federal government mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:30

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