CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 1976
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(Studio) Senator overrides 73-24, President Ford's 2nd veto of $4 billion public works bill. House vote expected Thursday
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) Senator Howard Baker defended president veto. Senator Hubert H. Humphrey attacked veto. Assistant Republican leader Robert Griffith joined those who voted to override. Democratic Vice President running-mate, Senator Walter Mondale, also voted for override. [Senator Edmund MUSKIE - says election year pols. are involved with bill.] [BAKER - says Congress will be better off when it adjourns for elections. Notes override and B-1 bomber funding cut.] [Senator Lowell WEICKER - says pols. takes too heavy a hold at this particular time. Would be better to adjourn.] House expected to override veto.
REPORTER: George Herman Artist: Aggie Whelan
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