He Has My Total, Absolute Support -- Until Next Week

Ron Brown, former Democratic Party chairman and now the Secretary of Commerce, has been accused of accepting a $700,000 bribe from a Vietnamese businessman. But President Clinton is behind him. "He told me that he hasn't done anything wrong," Clinton said of Brown. "I think he's done a great job, and I have no reason not to believe him." As the examples below indicate, a person lasts, on average, about seven weeks after such an expression of presidential support.


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"I personally like ((Assistant to the President Sherman)) Adams ... I respect him because of...

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