Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

The committee heard testimony from Senator Dennis DeConcini, one of the five senators under investigation from the Senate Ethics committee… read more

The committee heard testimony from Senator Dennis DeConcini, one of the five senators under investigation from the Senate Ethics committee for allegedly improperly prevented federal regulators from investigating the financial affairs of Lincoln Savings and Loan, a banking institution headed by Mr. Charles Keating, a contributor to the campaign treasuries of the five senators. Mr. DeConcini adamantly stated in testimony that he would not abide by the appearance standard, a standard by which a senator’s actions would be judged improper by a reasonable, well-informed person. Mr. DeConcini said that he would not be “terrorized” by this standard, and would continue to work for special interests when the situation called for it. He denied making a deal with Mr. Keating to prevent Federal regulators from investigating Lincoln Savings and Loan. close

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Savings and Loan Senate Ethics Investigation

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Program ID:
15630-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 9, 1991
Last Aired:
Jan 13, 1991

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  • Jan 09, 1991 | 9:46am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 09, 1991 | 10:52pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 13, 1991 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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