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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Justice Department: Pete Williams) The surprise announcement by Attorney General John Ashcroft that he is withdrawing from the investigation of who leaked the name of a CIA agent last July featured; details of the naming of US attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as special prosecutor. [Deputy Attorney General James COMEY- comments on Ashcroft’s recusal.] [Senator Charles SCHUMER- comments on conflicts of interest.] [Criminal law expert Stan BRAND- supports the appointment of Fitzgerald.]
- Brokaw, Tom;
- Williams, Pete
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