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Carter / O'Neill / Vetoes / Energy Plan #49103

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 02, 1977
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(Studio) President Carter threatens veto if Congress strays too far from White House legislature; Tip O'Neill met with President Wednesday night; talks of meeting today.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) President 1st questioned Speaker with regard to water project cuts. [O'NEILL - notes comments to President; told Carter that veto would stand if he used it.] It's not certain what President will do.
REPORTER: Don Farmer

(Studio) Carter meets with Democrat members of House energy subcommittee to talk re: energy plan. In House, later, proposed energy department draws opposition; House votes tentatively to give natural gas pricing power to independent commission Republicans buy time on television tonight for reply to Carter energy plan.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(DC) Preview of program. (Republican National Committee videotape shown.) [PEOPLE - oppose gasoline tax.] [Ronald REAGAN - says there's no energy shortage, but excess of government] Comments of Republican national chairperson William Brock noted.

Clark, Bob;
Farmer, Don;
Reasoner, Harry;
Walters, Barbara

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