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ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 27, 1993
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Jackie Judd) The outlook for President Clinton's budget plan that will be voted on by the House of Representatives tonight featured; scenes shown of Democratic Congressmen politicking. [Representative Bill RICHARDSON - talks on phone.] The compromise on spending controls on entitlements outlined. [In floor debate, Representative Charles SCHUMER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The tough job Clinton will have in getting his bill through the Senate, if it passes in the House, examined. [Senators Trent LOTT, David BOREN, John BREAUX - oppose the energy tax bill.] Clinton's limited room for maneuvering between the liberal and conservative Democrats noted. The importance of the energy tax to Clinton's goals of reducing the deficit and spending on "investments" cited.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The views of freshman Representative Eric Fingerhut on the Clinton budget bill updated.

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie
Duration:
00:05:40

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