THE WEEK: MARCH 5-11

MARCH 5-11

NATION

Another Nominee Up in Smoke

Retired Air Force General Michael Carns withdrew his name from consideration to become the next CIA director. The here-we-go-again reason: possible illegalities concerning household arrangements. Carns said the FBI had informed him that his decision in the late 1980s to let a young Filipino move to the U.S. with Carns' family may have violated labor and immigration laws. Worse, said the general, his family had had a falling out with the young man, who is making unspecified accusations that might embarrass Carns and the Administration if they come to light. President Clinton immediately turned to...

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