Lobbying: Delving into Deaver's Deals

Delving into Deaver's Deals

The tangled affairs of former White House Aide Michael Deaver took a few more twists last week. Whitney North Seymour Jr., a former U.S. Attorney in Manhattan, was named by a special three-judge panel as the independent counsel to investigate allegations of misconduct against him. Seymour was instructed to investigate all of Deaver's suspect dealings and not be limited to the two cited by the Justice Department: Deaver's approach last summer to then White House National Security Adviser Robert McFarlane on behalf of a tax break for Puerto Rico, and his participation in a meeting last October with the special U.S....

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