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1986 Budget #95852

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 05, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(DC) Reaction to compromise on 1986 budget reached by President Reagan and Republican leaderships in Congress, especially to Social Security proposal, examined; Reagan mentioned meeting with Senators Pete Domenici and Robert Dole. [Representative Claude PEPPER, American Association of Retired Persons spokesperson Cy BRICKFIELD - resent President reneging on promise to elderly.] [October 7, 1984, REAGAN - promises never to reduce Social Security benefits.] Remark recalled made during first Reagan-Mondale debate. [Today, REAGAN - denies cutting benefits.] Proposed cut outlined on screen, explained. [Save Our Social Security spokesperson Dr. Arthur FLEMING, National Council of Senior Citizens spokesperson Bill HUTTON, PEPPER - accuse President of lying.] [REAGAN - claims Democrats will be lying if they attack his Social Security proposal.]
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

Donaldson, Sam;
Koppel, Ted

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