ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 01, 1976
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(Studio) Labor Secretary W. J. Usery explains his friendly speech to Teamsters Union at their convention Labor and Justice Depts. have been investigating Teamsters' central states pension fund.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Usery told Teamsters he belonged to their "club" and speaks warmly of President Frank Fitzsimmons. [Senator Jacob JAVITS - asks if Usery should continue his role in Teamster investigation.] [USERY - says does not feel he should step aside.] His answer satisfied Javits and subcommittee chairperson Harrison Williams. [Senator John DURKIN - asks how any citizen can have confidence in Usery when he acts as cheerleader for Fitzsimmon's reelection effort.] [USERY - says he hasn't committed crime and won't indict all 2 million members of Teamsters. American is in the American people's pocket.] Usery says he'd go again to Teamster convention if it were next week
REPORTER: Brit Hume
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