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Clinton / Nomination Process / Independent Counsels #158737

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Mar 11, 1995
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(White House: Jerry King) The history of nominations within President Clinton's administration amidst intense scrutiny of the candidates' public and private lives examined; five nominations listed. [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY, former White House counsel Boyden GRAY, former CIA director Robert GATES - talk about the thorough examination process.]

(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(Washington: Michele Norris) The unprecedented number of calls for independent counsels to look into the background of office holders featured; the cases of former Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy, HUD Secretary Henry Cisneros, Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown, Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena and the Whitewater investigation of President and Hillary Clinton noted. [March 3, CLINTON - comments on special counsels.] [Former Attorney General William BARR, Representative Jay DICKEY - question the independent counsel process.] The length of and cost of the investigation of the Iran/Contra affair cited as an example.

Crier, Catherine;
King, Jerry;
Norris, Michele

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