The Independent Counsel Act

Mr. Schippers talked about the independent counsel statute which had been allowed to lapse after its latest review. He said that the… read more

Mr. Schippers talked about the independent counsel statute which had been allowed to lapse after its latest review. He said that the statute was flawed because it allowed the attorney general too much leeway in deciding to appoint an independent counsel. He proposed that Congress could better conduct investigations through their oversight powers. After his remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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The Independent Counsel Act

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Program ID:
152795-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 15, 1999 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Oct 17, 1999 | 5:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Oct 15, 1999 | 6:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 17, 1999 | 5:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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