ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 29, 2008
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(Studio: Betsy Stark) President Bush's blaming of Congress for the economic problems featured; details given about his proposal to open up the Alaska oil reserves and for new refineries. [BUSH - speaks about high prices; states Congress blocks his proposals.] [The Stanford Group Anne MATHIAS- says Bush is trying to preserve his economic legacy.] [Energy Intelligence analyst Barbara SHOOK- says we have no quick fixes.] Senator John McCain's proposal to lift the federal tax on gasoline noted. [Senator Hillary CLINTON - calls for a windfall profits tax on big oil.] [Senator Barack OBAMA - comments on gas prices.]
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