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Congress / Bush / Economy #578644

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 26, 1991
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Andrea Mitchell) Activity in Congress as it approaches adjournment featured. [Senator William ROTH - parodies "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" with economic theme.] [Representative Romano MAZZOLI - forbids food fights in the House.] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - comments on Bush administration.] [Senator Arlen SPECTER - comments on his constituents.] US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Jack Kemp said to want tax cuts now. [Senator Albert GORE - comments on Kemp.] [KEMP - comments on President Bush's plan to present his economic package during his state of the union address.] [Representative Thomas FOLEY, Senator Bob DOLE - comment on what the President wants Congress to do.] Congress reported agreeing tentatively on a new highway bill.

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: John Cochran) Bush's political difficulties featured; his meeting on the economy yesterday with House Republican leaders Robert Michel and Gingrich reported; White House spokesman Marlin Fitzwater's statement on their efforts quoted on screen. [BUSH - expresses support for House conservatives, says Congress doesn't need to stick around.] Columnist Patrick Buchanan said planning to decide next week whether to oppose Bush in the '92 New Hampshire primary. [BUCHANAN - comments on Bush's problems with conservatives.] [BUSH - makes comment suggesting that his teleconference questions and answers were rehearsed.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cochran, John;
Mitchell, Andrea

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