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Clinton / Crime Bill / Police Commitment / The Republicans #158253

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 11, 1995
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(Studio: Renee Poussaint) Reports introduced.

(White House: Jerry King) President Clinton's response to the efforts of Republicans in Congress to alter his crime bill featured; the debate over how to spend funds designated for police under Clinton's bill outlined. [Voice of CLINTON - defends the 100,000 police commitment.] [Attorney General Janet RENO - defends the crime bill.] [Representative Charles CANADY, Cops Program director Joe BRANN - debate the politics of the bill.]

(Washington: Jim Angle) The Republican position that the funds should be given to state and local governments to spend as they wish examined. [Representative Bill McCOLLUM, United States Conference of Mayors president Victor ASHE - comment.] The Republican crime plan as already passed outlined on screen. [National Council on Crime and Delinquency Michael JONES - says the Republicans' prison reform cannot be done.]

Angle, Jim;
King, Jerry;
Poussaint, Renee

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