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Budget / Government Shutdown #157899

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Reports introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) The second shutdown of the government because of the impasse between President Clinton and the Republican Congress featured. [While vetoing bills, CLINTON - comes out for the environment and Medicare/Medicaid funding; says he will work with Senator Bob Dole and Representative Newt Gingrich.] The positions of both sides on bills to balance the budget outlined.

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The reaction of Congress and the economy to the budget problems that led to the government shutdown examined. [GINGRICH, Representative Robert LIVINGSTON, Tom DeLAY - criticize Clinton for not balancing the budget.] [Representative Maxine WATERS - hits back at the Republicans.] The pressure from Wall Street and Congress itself for a budget bill reiterated.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The sharp drop on Wall Street cited. "Stock Market Report".

Reporter(s):
Cochran, John;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:04:20

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