Independent Counsel Appointment Decision

Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN), the chairman of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, reacted to Attorney General Janet Reno’s decision not to… read more

Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN), the chairman of the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee, reacted to Attorney General Janet Reno’s decision not to appoint an independent counsel to investigate fund-raising abuses by the Clinton administration. He admitted that he was not surprised by the announcement, but added that Reno’s strict interpretation of the independent counsel statute rendered the law ineffectual. close

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Program ID:
96258-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
Congressional News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 02, 1997 | 5:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 07, 1997 | 3:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 02, 1997 | 5:43pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 1997 | 7:48pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 02, 1997 | 10:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 1997 | 1:24am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 03, 1997 | 5:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 07, 1997 | 3:22pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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