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March 15, 1995 | Associated Press
Former Interior Secretary James G. Watt pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he hindered investigation of the Ronald Reagan-era scandal at the Housing and Urban Development Department. "I have been knocked down in an embarrassing and humiliating way," Watt told reporters outside the federal courthouse, "but I'm not knocked out." Watt, 57, is charged with covering up some of his work as a consultant seeking federal aid from HUD.
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January 3, 1996 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a sharp scaling down of the original charges, former Interior Secretary James G. Watt pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor count of attempting to mislead a grand jury that was investigating influence peddling at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Watt, 57, faces a maximum punishment of up to six months in jail and a $5,000 fine, which he agreed to pay in plea bargaining discussions with the government.
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April 6, 1989 | From United Press International
Cy Jamison, a House subcommittee aide and former assistant to James G. Watt, was nominated Wednesday to head the Bureau of Land Management, which manages 300 million acres of federal lands in the West and Alaska. Interior Secretary Manuel Lujan Jr.
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March 15, 1995 | Associated Press
Former Interior Secretary James G. Watt pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he hindered investigation of the Ronald Reagan-era scandal at the Housing and Urban Development Department. "I have been knocked down in an embarrassing and humiliating way," Watt told reporters outside the federal courthouse, "but I'm not knocked out." Watt, 57, is charged with covering up some of his work as a consultant seeking federal aid from HUD.
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October 24, 1989 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A housing project that former Interior Secretary James G. Watt helped push through the Department of Housing and Urban Development apparently wound up costing taxpayers an extra $4 million in rent subsidies, according to documents released Monday. In 1988, Thomas T. Demery, then assistant secretary for housing at HUD, raised numerous questions about whether the 300-unit apartment project in Essex, Md., should have been funded by HUD in a housing subsidy program.
NEWS
January 3, 1996 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a sharp scaling down of the original charges, former Interior Secretary James G. Watt pleaded guilty Tuesday to a misdemeanor count of attempting to mislead a grand jury that was investigating influence peddling at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Watt, 57, faces a maximum punishment of up to six months in jail and a $5,000 fine, which he agreed to pay in plea bargaining discussions with the government.
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August 4, 1989 | GWEN IFILL and JOHN WARD ANDERSON, The Washington Post
Newly released records from the files of former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr. provide additional evidence that he became involved in selected cases at the behest of political associates, contrary to his statement before Congress that he played little role in awarding HUD funds. In one case, former Interior Secretary James G.
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February 23, 1995 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Interior Secretary James G. Watt was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of perjury, obstruction of justice and hiding subpoenaed documents dealing with his alleged role in the Housing and Urban Development scandal of the Ronald Reagan Administration. The 25-count indictment accuses Watt of lying to a federal grand jury and Congress about lobbying former Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr.
NEWS
March 3, 1985
Former Interior Secretary James G. Watt declared that President Reagan's second-term mandate is being lost and that "the liberals still control the Establishment of this country." Watt told the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington that the Republican-controlled Senate, in electing Robert J. Dole of Kansas as majority leader, "elected a leadership not committed to the revolution that had been commenced and re-endorsed in 1984 . . . "
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February 23, 1995 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Interior Secretary James G. Watt was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of perjury, obstruction of justice and hiding subpoenaed documents dealing with his alleged role in the Housing and Urban Development scandal of the Ronald Reagan Administration. The 25-count indictment accuses Watt of lying to a federal grand jury and Congress about lobbying former Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr.
NEWS
October 24, 1989 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A housing project that former Interior Secretary James G. Watt helped push through the Department of Housing and Urban Development apparently wound up costing taxpayers an extra $4 million in rent subsidies, according to documents released Monday. In 1988, Thomas T. Demery, then assistant secretary for housing at HUD, raised numerous questions about whether the 300-unit apartment project in Essex, Md., should have been funded by HUD in a housing subsidy program.
NEWS
August 4, 1989 | GWEN IFILL and JOHN WARD ANDERSON, The Washington Post
Newly released records from the files of former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr. provide additional evidence that he became involved in selected cases at the behest of political associates, contrary to his statement before Congress that he played little role in awarding HUD funds. In one case, former Interior Secretary James G.
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April 6, 1989 | From United Press International
Cy Jamison, a House subcommittee aide and former assistant to James G. Watt, was nominated Wednesday to head the Bureau of Land Management, which manages 300 million acres of federal lands in the West and Alaska. Interior Secretary Manuel Lujan Jr.
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