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Budget / Clinton vs. Congress / Republican Freshmen #157960

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 21, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Brit Hume) Offer from President Clinton to resume negotiations with Congressional leaders about the budget examined. [During meeting with White House Chief of Staff Leon Panetta, Senator Pete DOMENICI - says there has been some movement.] [Representative Dick ARMEY - says there will be no Congressional resolution to reopen the government until the budget is signed.] [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - comments.]

(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) The militant Republican freshmen featured; group photograph op shown; this rebellious group's vision of getting the nation's finances in order and then going home after 6 or 8 years detailed. [First-term Representatives William THORNBERRY, Bob BARR - take their stand.] [Militant moderate Representative David HOBSON - comments.]

Cochran, John;
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter

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