NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 12, 1996
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Lisa Myers) The abuse of special counsel investigations by Congress and the White House examined; details given of the huge costs of these investigations to individuals and taxpayers for what mostly amounts to wasted time. [Former aide to Chief of Staff James Baker Janet MULLINS - tells of the long, painful and costly investigation of her which turned up nothing.] [Former White House aide Margaret TUTWILER - tells how she got sucked into the investigation.] [Independent counsel Joe DiGENOVA - says both women were unjustly accused and the use of special counsels must be reduced.] [Former White House Press Secretary Dee Dee MYERS - comments on the giant legal bills.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) The total cost to taxpayers of all special counsels given.
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