CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 11, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(DC) House Republicans' defeat of tax return legislature endorsed by President Reagan examined. [Representative Robert MICHEL - denies vote was against President] [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - claims Republican representatives humiliated Reagan.] [Representative Richard GEPHARDT - accuses President of not upholding his side of bargain.] [O'NEILL - thinks Republicans made Reagan lame duck President today.] [Representative Dan ROSTENKOWSKI - is confident.] [Representative Trent LOTT - advises Republican whips.] [Representative Delbert LATTA - comments.]
REPORTER: Phil Jones
(DC) President's reaction to defeat described. [REAGAN - asks Congress for support.] [Representatives James SAXTON, Dean GALLO - claim they're not committed yet.] ["US News and World Report" editor David GERGEN - considers issue major legislative defeat for President]
REPORTER: Bill Plante
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