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Cisneros / Investigation #158793

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 14, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Michele Norris) Attorney General Janet Reno's decision to have an independent counsel investigate secret payments made by US Housing and Urban Development Secretary Henry Cisneros to his mistress Linda Medlar featured; details given of the Cisneros-Medlar relationship and what he admitted during his cabinet post confirmation background check. [CISNEROS - plans to fight the charges.] [MEDLAR - says Cisneros did not tell the FBI about their financial arrangements.] [Former Denver councilman Bernardo URESTE - explains why Cisneros paid.] The evidence in Medlar's secretly taped telephone conversations played from an audiotape with a transcription on screen.] [White House Press Secretary Mike McCURRY - says President Clinton does not want Cisneros to resign.]

Jennings, Peter;
Norris, Michele

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