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Congress / President Ford #484227

NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 01, 1975
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(Studio) Congress goes on vacation. Defeats for President Ford noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) 3 major defeats reported: (1) refusal of House to reconsider vote against military aid to Turkey; (2) Senator refuses to pass $31 billion defense bill. Called defeat for John Stennis too. Senator Edmund Muskie calls bill budget buster. [MUSKIE - fiscal responsibility does not mean rubber-stamping President's views.] Third defeat in energy area. [Senator Edward KENNEDY - notes President responsibility for rise in gasoline, home-heating costs.] Future struggles between President and Congress on these issues predicted.
REPORTER: Catherine Mackin

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Mackin, Catherine
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00:01:50

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