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Economy / Bush Tax Cut Plan #726304

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 16, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(St. Louis: David Gregory) President Bush’s push to win support for his tax cut plan featured; details given of his administration’s worries that the weak economy could hurt his chances for re-election, just as the recession hurt former President George Bush after the first Gulf War; scenes shown of Bush at a Boeing plant in St. Louis, Missouri. [BUSH – talks tax cuts.] [Republican strategist Ed GILLESPIE†- says the president believes in the use of political capital to get things done.] Bush’s signing of a war spending bill noted. [BUSH – says our work is not done, but the regime of Saddam Hussein has passed.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Gregory, David
Duration:
00:02:30

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