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February 28, 1997 | From Associated Press
A third former Clinton administration official refused Thursday to give Congress documents subpoenaed for investigations of Democratic fund-raising, claiming a 5th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination. In addition to refusing document subpoenas, former White House aide Mark E. Middleton said in a statement that he would ainvoke his 5th Amendment privilege to resist demands to testify in any chearings held by House or Senate committees.
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February 28, 1997 | From Associated Press
A third former Clinton administration official refused Thursday to give Congress documents subpoenaed for investigations of Democratic fund-raising, claiming a 5th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination. In addition to refusing document subpoenas, former White House aide Mark E. Middleton said in a statement that he would ainvoke his 5th Amendment privilege to resist demands to testify in any chearings held by House or Senate committees.
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February 13, 1997 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Republican-led House committee investigating Democratic Party fund-raising said Wednesday that four figures in the controversy have refused to cooperate, including former Associate Atty. Gen. Webster Hubbell and former Democratic fund-raiser John Huang. As a result, Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, said that the panel has issued subpoenas to the four.
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February 13, 1997 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Republican-led House committee investigating Democratic Party fund-raising said Wednesday that four figures in the controversy have refused to cooperate, including former Associate Atty. Gen. Webster Hubbell and former Democratic fund-raiser John Huang. As a result, Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight, said that the panel has issued subpoenas to the four.
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February 16, 2001 | STEVE APPLEFORD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Keith Sweat led a night of familiar, unsurprising modern R&B formula at the Universal Amphitheatre on Wednesday. And yet with the help of support acts Dave Hollister and Pru, the Valentine's Day concert enjoyed a welcome burst of raw energy, tapping a vein of soul and gospel along with Sweat's own slick tear-jerkers.
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November 3, 1996 | MAGGIE FARLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A second witness to a 1995 meeting between a top official of the ruling Kuomintang Party and Mark Middleton, a former White House staffer, says he doesn't remember an alleged offer of a $15-million donation to President Clinton's campaign. But the Harvard-educated lawyer, Fred K. Li, said Middleton, 34, presented himself as a political fund-raiser close to the White House. "According to my recollection," Li said in a statement issued late Saturday, "although Mr.
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July 30, 1997 | MARC LACEY and MARK GLADSTONE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Speaking haltingly in Mandarin, two women who gave $28,000 in illegal donations to the Democrats testified Tuesday that they signed checks--at the behest of an associate of fund-raiser Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie--that unbeknownst to them ended up in party coffers. Yue F.
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December 19, 1996 | SARA FRITZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Arkansas restaurant owner Yah Lin "Charlie" Trie, who was responsible for collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars of questionable contributions to President Clinton's legal defense fund, has been a frequent visitor to the White House in recent years, according to records released Wednesday. The records show that Trie, 48, a close friend of the president for many years, had visited the executive mansion at least 23 times since January 1993, and perhaps more.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 24, 1996 | Cheo Hodari Coker, Cheo Hodari Coker is a Times staff writer
'When I say 'black,' you say 'street.' . . . Black!" "STREET!" "Black?" "STREET!" Teddy Riley beams as he holds a microphone over the heads of the rapt, multicultural teen audience that he's leading in this call-and-response cheer.
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October 10, 1997 | GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Shortly after he was selected by President Clinton to lead an ambitious $40-million fund-raising drive for the Democratic Party, Texas oil magnate Truman Arnold alerted the White House to a prospective donor with deep pockets. Nemir Kirdar "needs 5 minutes with [the president]," Arnold said in an April 26, 1995, telephone message left for then-Deputy Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles. "We think he's good for a solid million."
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October 30, 1996 | SARA FRITZ and RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Mark E. Middleton, a little-known, 34-year-old ex-White House aide from Arkansas, was responsible for arranging a controversial encounter between President Clinton and Liu Tai-ying, the chief financial manager of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang Party, in September 1995, officials said Tuesday. Middleton's role came to light as White House officials acknowledged for the first time that the president had a brief, unscheduled meeting with Liu at a crucial juncture in U.S.-Taiwan relations.
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January 29, 1997 | DAVID WILLMAN and ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One day after being sworn in as a director of the Export-Import Bank of the United States in 1994, Maria L. Haley found herself much in demand with the first of a procession of former associates from Arkansas. The initial caller was Mark W. Grobmyer, a lawyer, lobbyist and longtime golf partner of President Clinton. In a "Dear Maria" letter, Grobmyer urged Haley to meet with a utility industry executive who wanted help in exporting natural gas technology and hardware to developing countries.
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