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Gingrich / Book Deal / The White House #602442

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.

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Myers, Lisa;
Williams, Brian
Duration:
00:04:10

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