Inside Report (2)
House Speaker Tip O'Neill says he's having no trouble reading "the will of the people" on President Reagan's budget and tax cuts. O'Neill has received 30,000 pieces of mail from constitutents telling him to support President Reagan's budget and tax cuts.
He says Reagan will get "more cooperation than ever offered" between parties on any issue.
O'Neill says he has been warned that only three members of the House Ways and Means Committee would vote for the Reagan package in its original form. But he sees "no division" between the parties as far as the need for tax cuts is concerned.
"There will be cuts," O'Neill promises, adding that "we'll meet the original [requested] cuts of $51 billion pretty sociation of Machinists, and the United Rubber Workers succeed, the resulting combine would emerge as the strongest union i n the AFL-CIO.m