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February 23, 1997 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton's former envoy to Taiwan, James C. Wood, on Saturday denied allegations that he solicited campaign contributions from Taiwanese citizens, asserting that he has been falsely accused because he exposed wrongdoing by his predecessor. Wood, who resigned on Jan. 17, acknowledged in a 20-page statement that he is under investigation by the Justice Department for actions taken during the two years he served as managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan.
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February 23, 1997 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton's former envoy to Taiwan, James C. Wood, on Saturday denied allegations that he solicited campaign contributions from Taiwanese citizens, asserting that he has been falsely accused because he exposed wrongdoing by his predecessor. Wood, who resigned on Jan. 17, acknowledged in a 20-page statement that he is under investigation by the Justice Department for actions taken during the two years he served as managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan.
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February 10, 1997 | SARA FRITZ and PETER Y. HONG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A U.S. government investigation of a former American envoy to Taiwan, which began with charges that he had improperly solicited foreign contributions to President Clinton's reelection campaign, has expanded to new allegations that he used his diplomatic position for private business pursuits, U.S. officials said. The envoy, former Washington lobbyist James C.
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February 10, 1997 | SARA FRITZ and PETER Y. HONG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A U.S. government investigation of a former American envoy to Taiwan, which began with charges that he had improperly solicited foreign contributions to President Clinton's reelection campaign, has expanded to new allegations that he used his diplomatic position for private business pursuits, U.S. officials said. The envoy, former Washington lobbyist James C.
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February 14, 1997 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a Senate panel approved a ream of subpoenas in the growing campaign fund-raising scandal, President Clinton said Thursday he considered a report that the Chinese government may have sought to direct foreign contributions to the Democratic Party "a very serious matter."
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November 1, 1996 | SARA FRITZ and RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A former White House aide Thursday strongly denied reports that he had solicited $15 million from Taiwan's ruling party for President Clinton's reelection campaign. Mark E. Middleton issued a statement denouncing as false the allegations made by a Taipei public relations consultant who claims to have been present when Middleton arranged to receive $15 million for Clinton from Liu Tai-Ying, chief financial officer of the Kuomintang Party. Liu also has denied the charge. Also on Thursday, Atty.
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January 22, 1997 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Clinton administration's appointee who has been heading the organization representing the U.S. government in Taiwan has resigned amid a Justice Department inquiry into allegations that he pressured Taiwan businessmen to contribute to President Clinton's reelection campaign. The State Department confirmed Tuesday that James C. Wood Jr., an Arkansas man who was named chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan in December 1995, stepped down on Jan. 17.
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February 18, 1998 | JIM MANN
The Republicans' report on President Clinton's "China connection" has been completed. It is a remarkably incomplete and distorted document, one that makes the most of any possible links to China while failing to pursue similar questions about Taiwan. For more than a year now, the Senate Governmental Affairs Committee has been examining the fund-raising for Clinton's 1996 reelection campaign.
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February 20, 1997 | GLENN F. BUNTING and ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Subpoenas served Wednesday show that the Senate investigation of Democratic Party fund-raising will be an extraordinarily wide-ranging probe that seeks information involving hundreds of individuals and corporations in the United States and Asia.
NEWS
October 29, 1996 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Justice Department is investigating charges that James C. Wood, an Arkansan appointed by President Clinton to head the organization representing the U.S. government to Taiwan, has been soliciting political contributions for Clinton from Taiwanese businesses, sources said Monday. Wood's fund-raising efforts apparently coincided with the work of controversial Democratic Party fund-raiser John Huang, who went to Taiwan in May seeking contributions for Clinton's reelection campaign.
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February 17, 1997 | ALAN C. MILLER and DAVID WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The bits and pieces accumulate like the field notes and evidence bags from an unsolved mystery: A cab receipt for a trip from the Chinese Embassy. Footprints left by a far-flung Asian business family that run--among other places--to President Clinton and to an overseas trading company used as a cover for Chinese intelligence operatives.
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