Kondracke, Morton
September 1984
New Republic;9/10/84, Vol. 191 Issue 11, p8
Comments on the takeover of the Republican platform by the conservatives in the United States. Remarks of officials at the White House and the Reagan-Bush reelection committee regarding the issue; Reagan aides' claim that, in spite of the platform's absolute ruling out of any tax increases, advocacy of still further massive tax cuts, and veiled threats to the independence of the Federal Reserve Board, United States President Ronald Reagan is not bound by the document and would do what he thought was necessary in a second term.


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