Good News for Meese

A report says the nominee for Attorney General broke no laws

After Washington Attorney Jacob Stein took on the court-appointed task last April of investigating Presidential Counsellor Edwin Meese's tangled personal finances, Democrats promptly asked him to assess Meese's fitness to serve as Attorney General. Meese's lawyers, on the other hand, urged Stein to declare that "the evidence does not substantiate the loose charges of moral turpitude against Mr. Meese." Stein refused to take either course. In a 385-page report, which was made public last week, Stein concluded that he found no evidence that...

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