NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 19, 1995
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Reports introduced.
(Capitol: Lisa Myers) The partisan war in Congress over Representative Newt Gingrich's book deal featured; scenes shown of bickering on the House and Senate floors. [Representative David BONIOR - comments.] [GINGRICH - accuses the Democrats of trying to destroy him; shows the one dollar he got for the book deal.] The views of Gingrich as held by former House Speaker Jim Wright, who was brought down in part by Gingrich, and Republican supporter William Kristol on the deal quoted. [In the Senate, Senators Bob DOLE, Robert BYRD - comment on a bill.]
(White House: Brian Williams) The White House strategy towards the bickering going on in Congress outlined; findings of NBC News/"Wall Street Journal" poll on President Clinton's job performance and on who best represents the Republican cited. The White House report on the success of Clinton's first two years mentioned.