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Budget Cuts #294600

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 29, 1984
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(Studio) President Reagan reported deciding on proposing overall federal budget freeze.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) President's meeting with Congress leaders on budget proposals examined; Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger's alleged response to suggestions described. Films shown. [REAGAN and new majority leader Senator Robert DOLE - joke about working together.] Deficit reduction proposals outlined on screen, discussed. [DOLE - comments on proposals' chances of passage; describes President's reaction.] [Senator Robert PACKWOOD - believes single budget package is feasible.] [Representative James WRIGHT - disagrees.] Reagan reported agreeing to propose spending freeze; details given.
REPORTER: Bill Plante

Plante, Bill;
Rather, Dan

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