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Withholding Tax / Budget #84316

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 17, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) Impact of banking lobby's campaign against withholding tax on interest and dividends on House examined. [Representatives Bill FRENZEL, Marty RUSSO, Tom LEWIS - oppose such tax.] [Representative Dan ROSTENKOWSKI - claims banking lobby deceived taxpayers.] Effectiveness of lobby explained; details outlined on screen. [Representative Thomas O'NEILL - acknowledges success of mail campaign by banks.] [American Bankers Association spokesperson Lloyd ATOR - comments on "government by applause meter."]
REPORTER: Charles Gibson

(Studio) Continuing budget debate examined. [Senator John TOWER - doesn't believe President Reagan has compromised on defense or taxes.] [Senator Howard BAKER - anticipates Senator rejection of budget resolution.] [Senator Don. RIEGLE, Representative Jim WRIGHT - hold Reagan responsible for deficit, calls him an "alibi artist."]

Brinkley, David;
Gibson, Charles;
Hume, Brit

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