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Enron Investigation / Politics #655980

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Jan 17, 2002
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Enron's firing of the Arthur Andersen accounting firm for shredding documents and news that Enron avoided paying income taxes in four of the last five years noted.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) The politics of the Enron investigation examined; details given of the administration's view that Congress will not be given information about Enron meetings at the White House. [White House press secretary Ari FLEISCHER - responds to Representative Henry Waxman's charges of politics.] [WAXMAN - calls for a thorough investigation.] [On Moneyline, Andersen CEO Joseph BERARDINO - comments on the Enron firing.] [SEC chairman Harvey PITT - promises to adhere to his ethical obligations.]

Brown, Aaron;
O'Brien, Tim

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