CBS Evening News for Sunday, Dec 02, 1984
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REPORTER: Morton Dean
(DC) Push on Capitol Hill and by some administration members to reduce defense budget as well as other programs in effort to reduce federal deficit examined; political dilemma posed for President Reagan explained. [Treasury Secretary Don. REGAN, Senator Robert PACKWOOD - don't believe other cuts will be passed by Congress unless defense is include] President's campaign opposition to tax increase recalled. [Courtesy "This Week", PACKWOOD - is prepared to consider tax increase] [Courtesy NBC, Senator Robert DOLE - calls for indication from Reagan through OMB director David Stockman and others on willingness to cut programs.] Conflict between Regan and Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger over issue mentioned.
REPORTER: John Ferrugia
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