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Wright Resignation #327235

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 31, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Representative Jim Wright reported resigning. Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Schieffer) Wright's speech before House of Representatives discussed. [WRIGHT - resigns; comments on John Tower nomination] Wright's ethics problems reviewed; Representative Newt Gingrich, wife Betty Wright and friend George Mallick mentioned. [Representatives Jack BROOKS, Vin WEBER, Henry HYDE, David BONIOR - comment on resignation.] Wright controversy noted harmful to effectiveness of Congress

(Studio: Dan Rather; DC: Bob Schieffer) Ethics Committee noted possibly never voting on these chgs.

(Studio: Dan Rather) President Bush quoted with regard to Wright resignation.

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob

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