NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 27, 1975
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(Studio) Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Lloyd Bentsen, accuses President Ford of violating federal election laws. Says Ford campaign committee , not GOP, should finance President's political trips. White House spokesperson says Ford often acts as party spokesperson, not candidate.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) Spokesperson says trips so far arranged to help Republican raise money, not for Ford's candidacy. Campaign committee to begin paying some expenses in January of 1976. Federal Election Commission says presidential candidate spking. to large group presumably doing so for own campaign. President aides concerned.
REPORTER: John Cochran
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