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December 2, 1994 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The independent counsel who was named to investigate alleged election-year tampering with the passport files of an Oxford University student named Bill Clinton said Thursday that he would not file any criminal charges in the case. "The investigation is over and there aren't going to be any indictments," said Joseph E. diGenova, a former U.S. attorney here who was appointed two years ago to investigate the matter.
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December 1, 1995 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
George Bush Administration officials did "stupid, dumb and indeed partisan things" in searching Bill Clinton's passport files during the 1992 presidential campaign but committed no crime, an independent counsel concluded Thursday in a report on a major election-year controversy. Joseph E.
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December 1, 1995 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
George Bush Administration officials did "stupid, dumb and indeed partisan things" in searching Bill Clinton's passport files during the 1992 presidential campaign but committed no crime, an independent counsel concluded Thursday in a report on a major election-year controversy. Joseph E.
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December 2, 1994 | DAVID G. SAVAGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The independent counsel who was named to investigate alleged election-year tampering with the passport files of an Oxford University student named Bill Clinton said Thursday that he would not file any criminal charges in the case. "The investigation is over and there aren't going to be any indictments," said Joseph E. diGenova, a former U.S. attorney here who was appointed two years ago to investigate the matter.
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December 22, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Court documents filed by the Justice Department say there is evidence that White House political director Janet G. Mullins helped encourage and direct the search of Bill Clinton's passport files. The documents, disclosed Monday, were filed by Atty. Gen. William P. Barr on Dec. 10 to support his request for an independent counsel in the case. They do not specify the nature of the evidence. But it was weighed by a special three-judge panel that then named Joseph E.
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April 19, 1987
The National Institute of Mental Health is forming a board of independent specialists to review questions raised about procedures at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington after hearings for John W. Hinckley Jr., the presidential assailant. Experts in psychiatry, the law and forensic medicine will address concerns raised by U.S. Atty. Joseph E. diGenova after the surprise disclosure in U.S.
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October 17, 1986 | Associated Press
John Gnau, the Michigan campaign chairman for President Reagan in 1976 and 1980, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy and making an illegal payoff to a high U.S. Postal Service official. Gnau, a Detroit-area businessman, admitted in U.S. District Court that he conspired with Peter Voss, who until May was vice chairman of the U.S. Postal Board of Governors, to try to defraud the Postal Service in connection with procurement contracts.
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March 28, 1987 | Associated Press
John W. Hinckley Jr., who shot President Reagan in 1981, is seeking permission from a federal court to leave a mental hospital for an unescorted Easter visit with his parents, the Secret Service said Friday. If granted, the April 19 visit would be Hinckley's first without a hospital escort since he was placed in St. Elizabeths mental hospital in June, 1982. A hearing on the request is scheduled for April 13 in U.S. District Court, Richard Adams, a spokesman for the Secret Service, said.
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February 20, 1998 | From Associated Press
The president of the American Bar Assn. on Thursday questioned tactics being used by independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr in his investigation of an alleged presidential affair and cover-up. "Our ethical codes call for careful observance of the attorney-client privilege. There is reason to believe that that privilege is being whittled away," ABA President Jerome Shestack said during a symposium on the independent counsel law at Georgetown Law School.
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July 14, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
House investigators Thursday summoned U.S. Trade Representative Carla Anderson Hills to testify next week at hearings on political favoritism at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Hills, a secretary of housing in the mid-1970s, will be asked about her intervention in 1985 with top officials of the agency on behalf of DRG Funding Corp., a troubled mortgage lender that was suspended by HUD recently after defaulting on mortgage loans.
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December 22, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Court documents filed by the Justice Department say there is evidence that White House political director Janet G. Mullins helped encourage and direct the search of Bill Clinton's passport files. The documents, disclosed Monday, were filed by Atty. Gen. William P. Barr on Dec. 10 to support his request for an independent counsel in the case. They do not specify the nature of the evidence. But it was weighed by a special three-judge panel that then named Joseph E.
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December 21, 1992
The appointment of a special federal prosecutor to probe allegations that senior White House officials knew of efforts to obtain Bill Clinton's passport files underscores just how serious a breach of law and propriety this campaign episode was. Former U.S. Atty. Joseph E. diGenova, now in private practice, was picked as special counsel by a federal court panel. But the impetus for the move unexpectedly came from Atty. Gen. William P.
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January 15, 1987 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and DAVID G. SAVAGE, Times Staff Writers
Presidential assailant John W. Hinckley Jr. was allowed to leave St. Elizabeths Hospital, where he has been held since 1982 after shooting President Reagan, for 12 hours last month over the objections of the Secret Service, officials said Wednesday. Hinckley was accompanied by an unarmed hospital aide. He spent the time at a family reunion at the Prison Fellowship Ministries, a suburban facility believed to be affiliated with St. Elizabeths.
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