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You Decide 2004 / Bush vs. Kerry / Cleland and Swift Boat Ad / Ginsburg #819912

FNC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 25, 2004
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(Studio: Shepard Smith) A call by presidential candidate Senator John Kerry for Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfield’s resignation reported.

(Philadelphia: Carl Cameron) Former Senator Max Cleland’s and Kerry supporters’ trip to President Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas, featured; details about Cleland trying to deliver a letter protesting the Swift Boat ad. [CLELAND - says Bush’s campaign is behind the attack ads and should renounce them.] Kerry campaigning in Philadelphia shown.

(Studio: Shepard Smith) The Navy Task Force’s report support for Kerry’s bronze star and Purple Heart reported.

(Washington: Brian Wilson) The departure of Washington attorney Ben Ginsburg from his position as legal advisor to the Bush campaign examined; details given about Ginsburg advising the Swift Boat Veterans. [In interview with Brit Hume, Bush Senior Political Advisor Karl ROVE†- comments that no one in the Bush campaign has had any contact with the Swift Boat Veterans.] [FEC Chairman Bradley SMITH†- comments that it is okay to be legal advisor to the 527 and the campaign without a violation.]

(Studio: Shepard Smith) Vice President Dick Cheney’s campaigns in Pennsylvania, the Republicans’ endorsement of bans of same-sex marriages, a ruling prohibiting protesters in Central Park during the Convention; a new head of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Peter Hoekstra††, reported.

Smith, Shepard;
Cameron, Carl;
Wilson, Brian

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