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Clinton / The Second 100 Days / Travelgate #350651

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 25, 1993
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(White House: Susan Spencer) Reversal by President Clinton's administration on the White House travel staff issue examined; the background to the role of the FBI in the investigation of the staffers reviewed. [White House communications director George STEPHANOPOULOS - answers press questions about the status of the workers.] [CLINTON - defends the approach.] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - calls for an independent counsel.] [Representative Robert MATSUI - says the big issue is to get the deficit under control.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Washington: Eric Engberg) The suggestion that the White House is using the FBI for political purposes examined; details recalled of the use of federal agencies by President Richard Nixon during the Watergate days. [Senator Robert DOLE - questions the use of the FBI.] [Former IRS (Internal Revenue Service) commissioner Donald ALEXANDER, National Public Radio Daniel SCHORR, Senator William COHEN - warn against zealousness in the White House extending to the use of the FBI.]

Reporter(s):
Engberg, Eric;
Rather, Dan;
Spencer, Susan
Duration:
00:05:10

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