NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 28, 1981
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(Studio) House Democrats said apparently rallying to President Reagan's call for support of budget cuts.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(DC) Senator Budget Committee's approval of President's proposed economy package examined; recent rebellion of Senators Charles Grassley, Steven Symms and William Armstrong recalled. [GRASSLEY - responds to Senator Patrick Moynihan's suggestion that his vote change might be related to lifting of United States grain embargo against USSR .] [MOYNIHAN - comments on Grassley's use of "malarkey" being form of ironic observation.] [Senator Howard METZENBAUM - criticizes committee 's promise with regard to budget deficit.] Senator Pete Domenici mentioned.
REPORTER: Tom Pettit
(DC) House speaker Thomas O'Neill's remarks yesterday and his announcement of new Democrat tactics against administration's economy plan examined; details outlined on screen. [Representatives Larry CRAIG, Theodore WEISS - debate issue.] House Republicans use of baseball bats for symbolism noted.
REPORTER: Carole Simpson
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