The Week March 20-26

NATION

Clinton's Whitewater Offensive

In a bold attempt to contain the damage from the Whitewater affair, President Clinton went on the offensive at a nationally televised news conference to state that while he intended to cooperate "fully" with the special counsel and any congressional investigation, he also intended to stay "preoccupied with the business we were sent here to do for the American people." Responding to fresh allegations of wrongdoing -- leveled on the floor of the House by Republican Jim Leach -- the President categorically denied having tried to suppress a federal investigation of the S&L at the center of...

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