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Campaign 2000 (Gore vs. Bush: Florida Recount) #190389

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 05, 2000
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Tallahassee: Erin Hayes) The continuation of the legal battle in Florida between presidential candidates Vice President Al Gore and Governor George W. Bush featured; details given of the issue of recounting ballots. [Office of the Chief Justice Craig WATERS - announces Supreme Court hearings on December 7.] [Gore campaign legal counsel Ronald KLAIN - talks about a recount.] [Florida State University constitutional law professor Steven GEY - says it will be a hard fight to get a recount.] Courtroom sketches shown while the legal debate about the constitutionality of the recount is outlined. [Bush campaign general counsel Theodore OLSON - comments on the Atlanta federal court hearings.] [Gore campaign legal counsel Theresa ROSEBOROUGH - talks about "lawful ballots."] The question in Seminole County about absentee ballots recounted. [Bush campaign legal counsel Barry RICHARD, Republican PROTESTER - talk about Seminole County ballots.] (Artist: Art Lien)

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The mood on Capitol Hill regarding the presidential election featured. [Democratic Representative Jay INSLEE - backs Gore.] [GORE - comments on the legal cases in Florida.] [Senator Evan BAYH - comments on concession.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Austin: Dean Reynolds) Signs of transition in the Bush camp with an intelligence briefing by the CIA featured; scenes shown from the Bush transition headquarters. [BUSH - thanks the administration for the security briefing.] [Speaker of the House Dennis HASTERT - hopes Congress can come together.] [Bush running mate Dick CHENEY - comments.]

Douglass, Linda;
Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
Lien, Art;
Reynolds, Dean

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