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Rostenkowski's Legal Troubles #153837

ABC Evening News for Thursday, May 19, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John Martin) The issue of the possible indictment of Representative Dan Rostenkowski on charges of misusing Congressional funds featured; elements of the financial charges detailed. [Former prosecutor Joseph DiGENOVA - comments.]

(Capitol Hill: John Martin) The question of whether or not Rostenkowski will have to step down from his chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee, where President Clinton needs him to get a health care bill passed, examined. Rostenkowski's roll as a power broker in the 1980s noted. [CLINTON, Representative Michael ANDREWS - talk about his political style.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John

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