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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(White House: Savannah Guthrie) President Obama’s plan of action for the agenda laid out in last night’s speech featured; details given about health care reform, a crackdown on the financial system and the beginning of stress tests for banks; scenes shown of him with his pick for Commerce Secretary, Gary Locke. [OBAMA – comments on free markets.] [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS – comments on unfilled positions in the Treasury.] [Federal Reserve Board chairman Ben BERNANKE – denies there is a plan to nationalize banks.] [Vice President Joe BIDEN – comments on accountability.] The coming announcement on troop reduction in Iraq noted.
- Williams, Brian;
- Guthrie, Savannah
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