Amadeusz Juskowiak

Baker says reagan to meet press very soon

White House Chief of Staff Howard Baker said President Reagan will meet the press very soon

Baker told a brief news conference I expect youll see the president very soon when asked by reporters when Reagan expected to resume his news conferences Reagan has not met the press since November 19

Baker said Reagan had intended to conduct todays news conference and only the lack of a firm announcement of a replacement for Robert Gates as CIA director prevented him

Reagan will address the nation wednesday night in response to the Tower Commissions report on the Iran arms scandal

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