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Nofziger / Influence Peddling Investigation #100012

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 18, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: Brit Hume) Justice Department investigation into possibility former White House aide Lyn Nofziger violated conflict of interest laws in helping Wedtech Corporation chairperson John Mariotta obtain defense contracts examined; details given, scenes shown. [March 1984, President REAGAN - praises Mariotta.] Evidence against Nofziger so far described, include his letter to then-aide to Edwin Meese, James Jenkins, cited. [Ofc. of Govt. Ethics spokesperson David MARTIN - explains law in question.] Justice Department said also questioning Jenkins, now a Wedtech executive

Reporter(s):
Hume, Brit;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:02:00

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