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Clinton / Economic Plan / Taxes #592795

NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 13, 1993
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Lisa Myers) Passage by House Ways and Means Committee of the tax portion of President Clinton's economic plan examined; tenets of the tax package outlined on screen; tax statistics cited. [Representatives Dan ROSTENKOWSKI, Bill ARCHER, taxpayer Melinda ANDERSON, senior citizen Doyle HARPER, higher income earner Dan KAPLAN, wealthier man Walter DERESH - talk about the tax bill.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(White House: Andrea Mitchell) The need for Clinton to persuade the people that higher taxes will lead to deficit reduction featured. [CLINTON - says we are beginning to face our problems; addresses small business people; proposes a deficit reduction fund.] Growing criticism of Clinton by business, Ross Perot and the Republicans noted. [Senator Phil GRAMM, budget analyst Carol Cox WAIT - call the tax plan a gimmick.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Mitchell, Andrea;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:04:30

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