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Carter / Talks With Politics / Tour of Pentagon #41184

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 10, 1976
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(Studio) In Washington, DC today Carter meets with pols. and others.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Democrats who meet with Carter predict smooth president-cong. relationship. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - says there's mutual understanding and agreement that Carter is Democratic party leader and Congress will work with him.] [MD Senator-elect Paul SARBANES - says Carter understands problems and wants to do something about them.] [New Hampshire Senator Thomas McINTYRE - says Carter has picked up knowledge of several difficult issues already.] After mtgs. at Blair House, Carter goes to Pentagon, lunches with Defense Secretary Don. Rumsfeld and is briefed with regard to USSR military capability and United States command structure. When he leaves he's asked with regard to tax cut possibilities. [CARTER - indicates cut is possible; says 1st preference is in job area.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Reasoner, Harry

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