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June 7, 1997 | Associated Press
Lewis C. Merletti, who led the Treasury Department's investigation of the deadly 1993 raid on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, was sworn in Friday as the 19th director of the Secret Service. Merletti, 49, an agency veteran, replaces Eljay B. Bowron, who resigned to become president of the security monitoring division of Ameritech Corp. He was sworn in by Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin.
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June 7, 1997 | Associated Press
Lewis C. Merletti, who led the Treasury Department's investigation of the deadly 1993 raid on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, was sworn in Friday as the 19th director of the Secret Service. Merletti, 49, an agency veteran, replaces Eljay B. Bowron, who resigned to become president of the security monitoring division of Ameritech Corp. He was sworn in by Treasury Secretary Robert E. Rubin.
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June 8, 1997 | Associated Press
Lewis C. Merletti, who led the Treasury Department's investigation of the deadly 1993 raid on the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Texas, was sworn in Friday as the 19th director of the Secret Service. Merletti, 49, an agency veteran, replaces Eljay B. Bowron, who resigned to become president of the security monitoring division of Ameritech. He was sworn in by Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin. Most recently, Merletti served as assistant director of the 132-year-old agency's Office of Training.
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May 14, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
The head of the Secret Service has privately warned prosecutors that forcing his agents to testify in the Monica S. Lewinsky investigation will have a devastating effect on their ability to do their job and result in the death of a president, sources familiar with the discussions said.
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July 25, 1995 | DAVID WILLMAN and GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
An undercover federal agent who spoke with cult leader David Koresh less than an hour before agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms launched their disastrous raid on his sect's compound near Waco, Tex., said Monday that he warned his boss that Koresh had been tipped off.
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July 8, 1998 | RONALD J. OSTROW and ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a significant victory for independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr, an appellate court ruled Tuesday that Secret Service employees must tell the Monica S. Lewinsky grand jury what they saw or learned of President Clinton's relationship with the former White House intern.
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June 2, 1998 | DAVID WILLMAN and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Seeking to avert the quick intervention of the U.S. Supreme Court, White House lawyers Monday withdrew President Clinton's controversial claim of executive privilege in the Monica S. Lewinsky investigation. Instead of using executive privilege--the doctrine employed unsuccessfully by President Nixon during the Watergate scandal--Clinton now is asserting only the attorney-client privilege to limit questioning of his closest staff confidant, Deputy Counsel Bruce R. Lindsey.
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July 18, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON and RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Three Secret Service witnesses testified before a federal grand jury Friday only hours after Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist refused an appeal by the Justice Department to put off their appearances in the Monica S. Lewinsky investigation. The developments marked the first time that Secret Service personnel have been compelled to testify in a criminal investigation about the conduct of a president they were charged with protecting.
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July 26, 1995 | GLENN F. BUNTING and DAVID WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Two attorneys told a congressional hearing Tuesday that they had negotiated a detailed surrender plan with the FBI and cult leader David Koresh that could have ended the 1993 siege at the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, Tex., and averted the government assault that left about 80 sect members and children dead.
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