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Senate / Change of Power #197748

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 05, 2001
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The changes in the Senate due to Senator James Jeffords' leaving the Republican Party introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The power shift examined; minority leader Senator Trent Lott's memo quoted. [LOTT - calls for a "war of ideas."] [Republican Senators Mitch McCONNELL, Olympia SNOWE - comment.] [Senator Tom DASCHLE - says bipartisanship is a requirement; lists the agenda.] [Senator Frank MURKOWSKI - cites the energy crisis.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Terry Moran) The reaction of the White House to the Senate changeover examined. [President BUSH - says we still can get things done.] [JEFFORDS - comments.] [White House Chief of Staff Andrew CARD - says the president has his agenda.] The renewed outreach from the president noted.

Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter;
Moran, Terry

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