ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 21, 1976
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(Studio) Senator overrides, 73-24, President Ford's veto of $4 billion bill for public works. 15 Republicans voted for bill.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(DC) Democrats led by Senator Edmund Muskie point to 7.5% unemployment rate as proof economy not coming along fine and say more jobs needed. Bill provides for local public works projects and aid to cities, and 300,000 new jobs. [MUSKIE - says election year pols. have a lot to do with bill.] [Senator Howard BAKER - notes why Republicans voted for bill. Not optimistic about sustaining president veto.] House expected to override veto too.
REPORTER: Vic Ratner Artist: Freda Reiter
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