Belly Up to the trough, Boys

October 1978
New Republic;10/14/78, Vol. 179 Issue 16, p5
Presents information on the stand adopted by U.S. President Jimmy Carter on a $10.2 billion public works bill. Information that President Carter would veto a $10.2 billion public works bill that includes several expensive water projects he doesn't want; Report that Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd led the effort to override the veto; Opinion that the stand taken by Carter would dramatically reduce the number and expense of new projects; View that the water projects controversy typifies Carter's relations with Congress.


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