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Carter Press Conference / Cong. Spending #252245

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 1977
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(Studio) In news conf., President Carter tells Congress to hold spending to budget levels he's proposed, or look for vetoes.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Saint Simons Island, Georgia) President says relations with Congress have been good, but he's concerned with regard to costs of some programs and hints at vetoes. [CARTER - will work with Congress, but reserves right to say no.] President is asked re: Singlaub incident. [CARTER - explains views on issue. Believes it was sort of invitation to North Korea to think South Korea unable to defend self. Explains stand on withdrawing ground troops with safety.] Later, Carter signs treaty banning spread of nuclear weapons to Latin American; then he and family members fly to Georgia, to spend several days on Saint Simons Island
REPORTER: Robert Pierpoint

(Studio) House committee approves 1 of measures President had criticized in news conference.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(DC) Appropriations Committee passes spending bill; details noted. All Democratic leaders refuse comment on Carter's warning and 1's who do talk say warning is premature. [Morris UDALL - doesn't believe it means war with President, but with strong differences, something will have to give.] [Herman TALMADGE - says it's premature to talk of veto now.] [Robert DOLE - calls it scare-talk.] Dole says Carter can't veto farm bill, because it has peanut program in it, and Billy Carter won't allow veto.
REPORTER: Phil Jones

Jones, Phil;
Mudd, Roger;
Pierpoint, Robert

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