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Carter / Capitol Hill / Meetings #486303

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 23, 1976
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(Studio) President-elect Jimmy Carter's plans for unemployment and economy in 1st year in office outlined.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Capitol Hill) Carter meets with congress leaders on Capitol Hill. [CARTER - says he told Federal Reserve Bd. chairperson Arthur Burns he wanted 6% increase in rate of growth and 1 1/2% decrease in unemployment.] Carter puts an end to hopes of early tax cut. [CARTER - says tax cut would not be his answer to stimulate economy on inauguration day.] [Representative Al ULLMAN - says Carter agreed with members of House Ways and Means Committee to approach tax cut cautiously.] Carter cooperates with everyone on Capitol Hill today; exs. given.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) Carter says it's fine with him if Arthur Burns remains Federal Reserve Bd. chairperson Senator Charles Percy, Representative Lester Wolff, remark about Congress-President relationship.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Capitol Hill) Senator Mike Mansfield intros. Carter and Vice President-elect Walter Mondale to Senator chairwoman [Chairperson Labor and Public Welfare Senator Harrison WILLIAMS Junior - says discussions with Carter free, open and constructive.] Carter wants his meeting with Senate Foreign Relations Committee made public. President-elect lunches with congress leaders and committee chairwoman [CARTER - thinks relationship between President and Congress can be harmonious.] Carter then meets with House International Relations Committee [Representative John RHODES - thinks meeting was good.] [Representative John BRADEMAS - says Carter not unrealistic about disagreements between Congress and President]
REPORTER: Linda Ellerbee

Berger, Marilyn;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
Ellerbee, Linda

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