Business Meeting on Immunity Issues

Ranking member Rep. Waxman chastised Rep. Burton, the committee chairman, for language he used against President Clinton… read more

Ranking member Rep. Waxman chastised Rep. Burton, the committee chairman, for language he used against President Clinton yesterday, saying, “I found your remarks to be both vile and repugnant.” Other Democrats called Rep. Burton’s investigation of 1996 campaign fund-raising “arbitrary, coercive and abusive.” The request to grant immunity to four persons failed to get the required two-thirds majority vote needed. The committee then considered four resolutions directing the House general counsel to immunize testimony by individuals and to release materials. Rep. Burton also displayed a “stone wall” with pictures of witnesses and targets of his investigation of those he believes have not cooperated. President Clinton was among the pictured. close

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Business Meeting on Immunity Issues

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Program ID:
104396-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 23, 1998
Last Aired:
Apr 26, 1998

Airing Details

  • Apr 23, 1998 | 9:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 1998 | 1:47am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 1998 | 7:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 26, 1998 | 1:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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