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Economy: New Taxes / Sununu Statement #332631

CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 10, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Lesley Stahl) The administration and the issue of new taxes examined; controversial statement from White House Chief of Staff John Sununu on taxes quoted on screen. President Bush noted calling on Representative Thomas Foley to disavow statement and sending White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater to stand behind his position of "no preconditions." [Treasury Secretary Nicholas BRADY - comments.]

(Capitol Hill: Bob Schieffer) Response of Congress to issues raised by Sununu's statement reported. [Senator George MITCHELL, Representatives FOLEY, Robert TORRICELLI, Dennis ECKART, Leon PANETTA, Senator Robert DOLE - comment on positions of Sununu and Bush.]

Rather, Dan;
Schieffer, Bob;
Stahl, Lesley

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