John Schmidt

John Schmidt

John Schmidt was United States Associate Attorney General from 1994 to 1997 under President Bill Clinton. He has risen to small fame of late for his support of President George W. Bush's secret NSA wiretapping, believing that it is unconstitutional to place limits on the president's ability to obtain foreign intelligence. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Schmidt has seven videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 News Briefing. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 187 views per program. Most appearances with Janet Reno (3).

Appearances by Title:c. May 12, 1994 - Present Associate Attorney General, Department of Justice Videos: 7

Recent Appearances

  • Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

    Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act

    Witnesses testified about domestic surveillance programs and legislation proposed by Senator Specter and the White House to…

  • Presidential Censure

    Presidential Censure

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Senator Feingold’s call to censure President Bush for authorizing domestic…

  • Justice Department Briefing

    Justice Department Briefing

    In her weekly news conference, Attorney General Reno and Associate Attorney General talked about his service in the…

  • Crime Bill Implementation

    Crime Bill Implementation

    Attorney General Reno and other administration officials briefed reporters on the further implementation of the 194 Crime Bill.…

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