June 29, 1996 |
The White House on Friday dismissed a new book by a retired FBI agent who worked in the Clinton White House as "fiction" and "trash" even as conservative backers of the book planned to promote its allegations. "Unlimited Access," by 30-year FBI veteran Gary Aldrich, alleges various kinds of improper conduct in the White House, including breaches of security.
January 25, 1997 |
The letter from Gary Aldrich, retired FBI special agent and best-selling author, was sent to hundreds of thousands of people across the country. It also was printed in a number of publications, including a far-right extremist tabloid, gun magazines and police journals. He was asking for money. "My wife, Nina, and I and our three young children could lose everything," he wrote. "That's right, everything. I can't believe the horror story I've been living."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1996 |
Some advice for the congressional Republicans investigating the FBI file flap: Get rid of Gary Aldrich. Don't put him on TV. Don't let him into your hearings. Don't talk to him. Don't listen to him. Stay away from him. If you see him on the street, cross to the other side. Certainly, putting Aldrich on the stand when hearings resume is a tempting thought.
July 1, 1996 |
A new book by a former FBI agent that repeats a series of rumors about the Clinton White House has become the vehicle in the past few days for some of the nation's top news organizations to air what they acknowledge to be "raw" gossip and unsubstantiated allegations.
May 26, 1997 |
A former FBI agent whose book suggested President Clinton evaded his security detail to have secret trysts will not be prosecuted by the Justice Department for going public without FBI clearance, a spokesman said Sunday. "That's amazingly good news for myself and for my family," said retired agent Gary Aldrich on NBC-TV's "Meet the Press" after learning of the decision.
July 28, 1996 |
On Monday, the president, the first lady, the vice president and the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Reed Hundt, will carry the big stick of government into a meeting with broadcasters, to lay down the party line on "children's educational TV." As with the V-Chip and its government ratings system, the Clintons will give their guests the choice of "voluntarily" accepting a three-hour weekly quota of government-approved programming or facing severe economic consequence.