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Ford / Campaign Funds #39003

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1975
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(Studio) Republican party paid some of President Ford's expenses for some traveling. Democratic candidate, Senator Lloyd Bentsen, says White House position violates spirit and letter of campaign finance reform law.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(Milwaukee, WI) No limits placed on amount Ford spends or travels. President shown in public appearance.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

(Chicago, Illinois) As President, he gets $300,000 for hotel and food expenses for self and staff on road. Mil. plane costs $2,000 hour for fuel. As leader GOP, he travels at Republican expense. Ford campaign fund won't be tapped until next yr. Ford can spend more than $10 million allowed and remain within law. President shown in public appearance.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Reasoner, Harry

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