NBC Evening News for Monday, Dec 19, 2005
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Capitol: Chip Reid) The battle between President Bush & the Senate over the Patriot Act featured; details given of Democrats’ offer to extend the act to work out a compromise on privacy issues. [BUSH – criticizes senators from New York, Los Angeles & Las Vegas.] [Senator Harry REID – says we support the act but want to improve it.] [Senator Russell FEINGOLD- says Bush wants to play “chicken.”] [Senator Jon KYL- defends the act.] Other legislation addressed by the House & Senate noted.
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