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Agnew Inquiry #27909

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 1973
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(Studio) More reports follow with regard to today's developments in Agnew story.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) Press spokesperson Gerald Warren confirms President and Agnew discussed resignation, but only as option. President tries to steer clear of Agnew. Nixon conts. business normally, hopes Agnew's problems won't effect presidency.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Capitol Hill) Agnew hoped Congress investigation would clear charges against Vice President [Representative Carl ALBERT - states Agnew evidence must be examined by courts; no action to be taken on Agnew's request now.] [Representative Gerald FORD - believes no action to be taken on Vice President's request because House Majority is Democrat] [Representative Paul FINDLEY - insists House has const. responsibility to American people to accept Agnew's request.] [Representative James O'HARA - thinks Vice President wants to avoid prosecution by involving House] House to refrain from further action till courts decide if Agnew may be indicted without impeachment.

Clark, Bob;
Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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