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Iraq Invasion of Kuwait / Bush / Congress #576957

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 28, 1990
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) President Bush reported interrupting vacation today to brief Congress on strategy in Persian Gulf crisis; scenes shown. [BUSH - says embargo is working.] [Senator George MITCHELL - talks about spending limits for operation.] [Senator Patrick LEAHY - proposes special tax.] Representative Newt Gingrich noted favoring tax cuts to help economy; Representative Richard Gephardt quoted regarding operation's effect on budget deficit. [Representative David BONIOR - says allies should spend more.] White House aides reported saying allies will help more.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Interview presented with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. [MOYNIHAN - discusses Bush's briefing.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John

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