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Carter Press Conference #493775

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 26, 1977
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(Studio) At press conf., President Carter warns of veto if Congress votes for too much spending. At same time, House Appropriations committee votes more HEW funding than President wants; it must 1st pass full House and Senator (Film shown.) [CARTER - will work with Congress, but reserves veto right.] Much of press conference with regard to other items.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) Carter denies he fired or punished Major General John Singlaub, for statements opposing United States policy of withdrawal of troops from South Korea. [CARTER - cites reasons for reassigning Singlaub.] On Mid. East, President says new Israeli government, even 1 formed by Menahem Begin, wouldn't be obstacle to peace and suggests American influence will soften Begin's policies. [CARTER - believes mtgs. in United States between Begin and various groups and self will have effect.] Other comments noted.
REPORTER: Marilyn Berger

(Studio) Carter signs treaty to keep nuclear weapons out of military bases in Latin American
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Berger, Marilyn;
Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John

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