THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Thursday, October 14, 1976
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have already incurred obliga-
tions for which bills had not yet
Meanwhile, not a peep was
heard from vice presidential
candidates Walter Mondale and
Robert Dole. Aides said they
spent the day in the company of
briefing books and advisers, pre-
paring for their debate tomor-
row in Houston, Tex.
AT THE signing ceremony in
Yonkers Ford said Democrats
in Congress had balked at re-
newing revenue sharing and that
Georgia during his one term as "JIMMY Carter says he's
governor of that state," Ford against inflation but he supports
said. "He didn't send a single the Democratic platform which
penny of that big hoax revenue would add an additional $100 to
sharing back to Washington dur- $200 billion in spending."
ing those four years. Meanwhile, Ford himself came
Carter has said the program under fire yesterday as mem-
ought to be extended bit re- bers of Congress urged a probe
vised to omit states and go to of accusations that he helped to
cities only, because he thinks block initial Congressional in-
local governments cannot gen- vestigation into the Watergate
erate tax revenue so easily as scandal.
states can. Reps. Elizabeth Holtzman (D-
Before a crowd of 15,000 in N.Y.) and John Conyers (D-
White Plains, N.Y., Ford said, Mich.) both members of the
"The liveliest debate of this House committee that votedtto
campaign has been betw recommend imeachment of
Carter wants to alter the pro Jimmy Carter and Jimmy Car
Unlike most other federal aid RUNNING through what he
programs, revenue sharing pro- called Carter's inconsistencies,
vides money that states and Ford said:
cities can spend on virtually "He says he's for a balanced
whatever they chose. budget, but he refused to sup
The President said Carter has port my 60 vetoes hat have
called revenue sharing "a big saved the American taxpaver
hoax and a mistake." $9 billion.
"BUT HE (Carter) apparently "He says America is weak
had no trouble finding uses for militarily, but he wants to cul
the $140 million in general rev- the defense budget by $15 bil
enue sharing funds that came to lion. T
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Richard Nixon, have asked
Secial Watergate Prosecutor
Charles Ruff to look into the
possibility that Ford lied at his
confirmation hearings for vice
CONYERS said he met with
Ruff Tuesday and was told the
nrosecutor's decision would be
forthcoming by the end of the
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The incident in question oc-
curred in September and Octo-
ber 1972 when the late Rep.
Wright Patman was seeking
authority from his House Bank-
ing and Currency Committee to
investigate possible high-level
involvement' in the Watergate
break-in the previous June.
Nihon, according to the White
House tapes, directed that then-
House Minority Leader Gerald
Ford be enlisted to help block
Patman's inquiry. There are
conflicting reports as to whether
Nixon's instructions were car-
IN 1973, after Ford was nom-
inated to be vice president,. he
testified that he had not talked
to Nixon, chief of staff H. R.
Haldeman, domestic adviser
John Ehrlichman or White
House counsel John Dean about
blocking the Patman hearings:
But he added that he was in
almost daily contact with White
House lobbyists during that
period, although he had no rec-
ollection of discussin that spe-
cific issue with them.
Ford supported the successful
effort to thwart Patman's in-
quiry during, the 1972 election
campaign, but he insisted he did
so on his own initiative.
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Dean, in an interview broad-
cast. yesterday on NBC's Today
show, said the man detailed to
relay Nixon's wishes to Ford
was Richard Cook, a White
House lobbyist who is now
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Cook, in a 'statement respond-
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John Dean's repeated and fran-
tic requests, I never spoke with
Mr. Ford about the need to
deny Mr. Patman's requests for
subpoena power," which was
the issue the Republicans fought
in order to kill the probe.
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