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Budget / Government Shutdown #603916

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 16, 1995
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(Studio: Ann Curry) Reports introduced.

(White House: John Palmer) A partial government shutdown due to the continuing budget impasse between President Clinton and the Republican Congress featured; details given of the services that will and will not be effected by the closing. [Two TOURISTS - comment.] [At Blair House meeting with Democrats, CLINTON; Representative Richard GEPHARDT - blame the Republicans.] The lighting of the National Christmas Tree shown.

(Capitol: Joe Johns) Congress and the budget featured. [Senate chaplain Reverend Lloyd John OGILVIE - offers words.] [Senators Robert BENNETT, Bob DOLE, John CHAFEE - talk budget.] Meeting of the so-called blue dog conservative Democrats shown. View espoused by Senator Sam Nunn that moderates hold the key to the budget solution noted.

Curry, Ann;
Johns, Joe;
Palmer, John

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