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The Money Trail (Senate Campaign Finance Hearings) #418018

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 23, 1997
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) The third week of hearings in the Senate committee's look into campaign finance introduced.

(Washington: Candy Crowley) The conflict between the Senate committee and the Justice Department over offering immunity to Buddhist nuns connected to the temple fund raiser attended by Vice President Al Gore and the focus on the Republicans examined. [Senator Fred THOMPSON, Robert TORRICELLI - comment on immunity.] The committee's investigation into the finances of the Republican think tank called the National Policy Forum, which was related to the Republican National Committee and a loan from Hong Kong businessman Andrew Young, detailed. The State Department position on finding controversial fund raiser Charlie Trie, who disappeared into China, noted. The Democrats' view that Republican official Haley Barbour should be required to testify and the politics behind their move discussed.

(Studio: Bernard Shaw) CNN coverage of the testimony tomorrow of Barbour and three other figures announced.

Reporter(s):
Crowley, Candy;
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:04:20

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