July 28, 1992 |
Oliver L. North told Iranian officials in 1986 they "might be thinking too small" in their requests to buy U.S. arms, according to a document introduced Monday in the criminal trial of former CIA spymaster Clair E. George. Prosecutors introduced a flood of documents in their attempt to prove that George covered up his knowledge of the Iran-Contra affair. Defense lawyer Richard Hibey sought to show there was no proof that George actually saw the documents.
November 10, 1998 |
Justice Department investigators questioned President Clinton for 90 minutes Monday, looking into potential violations of campaign finance laws. Atty. Gen. Janet Reno has until Dec. 7 to determine whether to seek the appointment of an independent counsel to investigate whether Clinton's 1996 reelection campaign exceeded federal spending limits.
February 7, 1999
Excerpts from Saturday's presentations of evidence in President Clinton's impeachment trial. Case Against President Rep. James E. Rogan (R-Glendale): "Today, the analysis and the speculation ends. There is only one judgment the Senate must make for history about Monica Lewinsky: Do you believe her? ". . . It is worth briefly recounting the circumstances that elevated the president's initial indiscretions to the level of impeachable offenses. The lesson is not complex. It's quite elementary.
July 7, 2000 |
A top aide to former independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr is scheduled to stand trial next week on a criminal contempt-of-court charge stemming from a probe of alleged news leaks during the investigation of President Clinton. Charles G. Bakaly III, who worked for Starr during the Monica S. Lewinsky investigation and subsequent impeachment proceedings, is to appear July 13 before Chief U.S. District Judge Norma Holloway Johnson, according to court documents made public Thursday.
April 26, 1998 |
First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton gave testimony to Whitewater prosecutors for the sixth time on Saturday in a lengthy session videotaped in the White House residence, administration officials said. Mrs. Clinton was questioned for four hours and 40 minutes by independent counsel Kenneth W.
April 22, 2000 |
Justice Department officials investigating 1996 campaign fund-raising abuses interviewed President Clinton on Friday and Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday, the White House said Friday evening. In a terse, written statement issued with official Washington already shut down for the Easter holiday, White House Press Secretary Joe Lockhart said: "The president and the vice president cooperated fully with the task force and voluntarily agreed to be interviewed this week."