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Carter / Cabinet #244044

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 29, 1976
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(Studio) Jimmy Carter returns to Plains, Georgia, after 2-day meeting with cabinet. Carter says all members have promised in writing to get rid of any conflict of interest holdings according to new code of ethics to be made public Friday
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saint Simons Island, Georgia) Mtg. has shown Carter making campaign promises and carrying them out easier said than done. Carter says he'll propose immediate welfare reforms but implementation will take time. [CARTER - says program may have to be phased in and time to do that will be known only after program finalized.] Re: defense budget cuts, Carter says administration change will cut it some, but spending for needed programs could push it higher. [CARTER - says changes would cause net reduction of 5%, at present rate.]
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Studio) In DC, Senator George McGovern says Carter cabinet representatives no real break with past and many in it could have been picked by Nixon. Remarks made on radio program "Capitol Cloakroom."
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger;
Schieffer, Bob

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