Topic A: A Boxed-In Starr Gets Heat from Kendall

A Boxed-In Starr Gets Heat from Kendall

Ken Starr, investigate thyself. That was the tricky spot the independent counsel found himself in last week after Deputy Attorney General ERIC HOLDER told Starr to probe charges that one of his main Whitewater witnesses took money originating with billionaire Clinton hater RICHARD SCAIFE. Happy to point out the awkwardness of this situation was presidential lawyer DAVID KENDALL. In a five-page letter, obtained by TIME, Kendall explained why Starr is the wrong man to investigate DAVID HALE, who has accused the President of wrongdoing. Not only has Starr relied heavily on Hale's testimony, Kendall notes, but his own FBI agents are...

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