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Legislative vs Executive #225514

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 30, 1973
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(Studio) In interview on CBS morning news with John Hart, President aide John Ehrlichman says President impounded funds authorized by Congress because Congress financially irresponsible.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) [EHRLICHMAN - says law imposes on President, by debt ceiling and other laws, duty to spend money wisely.]
REPORTER: (No reporter given)

(Studio) Senate hearing on issue opens.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Senator Sam Ervin introduces bill that would require President to justify impounding funds authorized by Congress and allow Congress 60 days to "un-impound" them. [Consumer advocate Ralph NADER - says bill not tough enough.] [Senator Hubert HUMPHREY - says Congress steadily losing Power.]
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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