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Clinton / Economic Plan / Taxes / Bentsen Interview #348956

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 13, 1993
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(White House: Linda Douglass) Working by President Clinton to finalize his economic plan featured; his sales pitch to politicians and the public, preparing the way for tax increases, outlined. [In radio address, CLINTON - talks about the need for change.] [After meeting with Clinton, Representatives Dan GLICKMAN, Sanford BISHOP, Albert WYNN - talk about shared sacrifices and taxes.] Areas where taxes will be increased listed. [Senator Thad COCHRAN - opposes new taxes.] Clinton said planning to investigate cash bonuses to outgoing officials in President George Bush's administration.

(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Interview held with Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen. [BENTSEN - talks about the economic plan that is being developed through teamwork and a change in the process; says a gas tax is an option; cites Clinton's role in government staff cutbacks and asking for help in turning the country around; comments on the future of the super collider and the space station projects.]

Douglass, Linda;
Schieffer, Bob

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