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House Judiciary Committee / President / Back Taxes #31982

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 20, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee members study President' back taxes.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Capitol Hill) IRS (Internal Revenue Service) levies negligence penalty on Nixons for 1970-1972 tax returns. President hasn't paid all back taxes yet. Nixons aren't legally required to pay back taxes on 1969 income; reason given. [Representative Edward MEZVINSKY - hopes President to pay back taxes for `69.] Committee members most concerned with likelihood of fraud committed by President,; members disagree with regard to evidence of fraud. [Representative Robert McCLORY - believes evidence vindicates President] [MEZVINSKY - thinks fraud investigation should be pursued.] Representatives Charles Wiggins and William Hungate give own view of President' problems with back taxes.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(Studio) White House says President paying back taxes on schedule.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

Donaldson, Sam;
Smith, Howard K.

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