Reagan lashes at bankers in dispute on withholding
Washington — President Reagan lost his temper with the banking industry. In a meeting with congressional leaders, he said he was angry over bankers' attempts to repeal the interest and dividend withholding law. An attempt to repeal the withholding provision, backed by bankers who claim it would be needlessly expensive, now is stalling a social security rescue bill in the Senate. Just a week ago attempts to drape the repeal amendment around jobs legislation stalled that package until a deal was made.