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Interview: Thornburgh, Davis (Rich Pardon) #438305

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Feb 08, 2001
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Interview held with former Attorney General Richard Thornburgh and former White House counsel Lanny Davis about former President Bill Clinton's pardon of fugitive financier Marc Richard [THORNBURGH - suggests Clinton's three errors in the Rich pardon process; affirms that the presidential pardon power is absolute; says the committee should grant immunity to ex-wife Denise Rich so she will testify.] [HARRIS - defends Clinton's decision but the process should have been transparent; says Clinton should appear before the House committee to explain himself; says Clinton did not get a full briefing; questions the legitimacy of this Congressional hearing, which can only be political.]

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