Who Said What, And to Whom?

At the hearings, questions about whether Treasury chiefs told the truth could cause some fireworks

For a populace that has nearly ODed on O.J., the hearings that begin this week may well prove disappointing. Yes, there will be witnesses -- some from the White House -- answering questions under oath. But instead of bloody gloves and thumps in the night, their testimony will focus on when and what Treasury Department higher-ups learned about contacts between their underlings and White House aides concerning a Resolution Trust Corporation recommendation that the Justice Department consider . . . Are you still there?

Just possibly, though, the doings will be a bit livelier than expected when the House Banking Committee...

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