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(Studio) President Reagan's recent courtship of Congress over tax increase recalled; his veto to appropriations bill today and Democrat response noted.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(Santa Barbara, California) [Voice of REAGAN - explains veto of supplemental appropriations bill.] Bill's contents outlined on screen, discussed; White House assurance of on-time military payroll explained. Possible shutdown of some government agencies and employment layoffs considered.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton
(DC) Reactions of Senators Ted Stevens, Alan Cranston, Mark Hatfield, James Wright outlined. [HATFIELD, WRIGHT - think President was badly misinformed.] Consequences should veto be sustained explained; issue of Caribbean basin initiative considered.
REPORTER: Bruce Morton
- Benton, Nelson;
- Morton, Bruce;
- Schieffer, Bob
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