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Meese Investigation #114352

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 13, 1988
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Stmt. by Attorney General Edwin Meese that he will stay on job despite allegations about role in Iraqi oil pipeline reported Report introduced.

(DC: Dennis Troute) Meese's response to investigation by special prosecutor James McKay reported [On "This Wk"., MEESE - says investigation has not affected his job.] Meese's defense E. Robert Wallach, who was involved in pipeline project, noted. [MEESE - says Wallach is friend.] "Washington Post" story about Meese's role in pipeline detailed, include alleged briefing by Meese to then-prime minister Shimon Peres. [In reference to money put in investment account, MEESE - denies knowing about money.] Issue of Meese's legal responsibility for failing to take action after learning about plan to pay off key Israelis reported

Donaldson, Sam;
Troute, Dennis

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