NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 08, 2003
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(White House: David Gregory) President Bush’s support of an extension on a ban of semi-automatic assault weapons, in opposition to the NRA, featured; details given about the NRA’s support of Bush. [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER- says Bush thought this was reasonable.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER- says if the president wants this bill to become law, it will.] [NRA lobbyist Chris COX- says we’ll work to be sure this law never reaches the president’s desk.] [Presidential scholar James THURBER- says this is a major issue for the NRA.]
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