Independent Counsel Robert Ray’s Final Report

This is the Final Report of the investigation of Independent Counsel, Robert W. Ray, into Monica Lewinsky and others in relation to the Madison Guaranty Savings and Loan Association.

The report was filed on May 18, 2001 and released on March 6, 2002, two years after President Clinton left office.

Robert Ray, 39, succeeded Kenneth Starr as Independent Counsel on October 19, 1999. He inherited Starr’s investigation and had to write the final report.

Ray previously worked for Independent Counsel Donald Smaltz on the prosecution of Clinton’s former Agriculture Secretary, Mike Espy. Ray’s appointment was criticised by Clinton’s spokesman, Joe Lockhart, as a “dubious proposition”. [Read more…]


Sam Dash’s Letter Of Resignation

This is the text of Sam Dash’s resignation letter to the Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr.

In the 1970s, Dash had been Chief Counsel for the Senate Watergate Committee.

Dash resigned over Starr’s appearance before the House Judiciary Committee, describing him as an “aggressive advocate”.

Text of Sam Dash’s letter of resignation to Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr.

Dear Ken,

I hereby submit my resignation as outside consultant and adviser to you and your Office of Independent Counsel, effective at noon today. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 7/7

This is the seventh of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Transcript of House Judiciary Committee Hearing Following Starr’s Testimony.

HYDE: Everybody stay, please. The committee will stay. Maxine, don’t go.

(APPLAUSE)

HYDE: We’re going to have a meeting.

(APPLAUSE)

HYDE: Ladies and gentlemen, the committee hearing stands adjourned, but the committee will remain here for a very short meeting. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 6/7

This is the sixth of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

House Majority Counsel’s Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: Mr. Starr, do you want a little break?

STARR: No, Mr. Chairman.

HYDE: OK, we’re at the final…

STARR: We’re almost at my bedtime.

HYDE: We’re past mine, I can assure you. The gentlelady from California. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 5/7

This is the fifth of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

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Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

President Clinton’s Attorney David Kendall’s Cross Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: The committee will come to order.

The chair now recognizes the president’s counsel, Mr. Kendall, to examine the witness for 30 minutes, should he choose to do so. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 4/7

This is the fourth of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

House Minority Counsel’s Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: The committee will come to order. I would appreciate it if we could get the doors closed.

The chair now recognizes minority counsel, Mr. Lowell, to question the witness for 30 minutes.

LOWELL: Thank you, Mr. Chairman. [Read more…]


Kenneth Starr’s Testimony Before The House Judiciary Committee – 3/7

This is the third of seven pages with the full text of Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

Kenneth Starr testimony before the House Judiciary Committee.

House Members’ Examination of Kenneth Starr Before the House Judiciary Committee.

HYDE: Thank you. We will now move to the members’ questioning, and the chair recognizes, under the five-minute rule, we’ll try to adhere to it. But again, I will be liberal, but I would like you to make your questions concise. Mr. Sensenbrenner.

SENSENBRENNER: Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Let me say that the clock does not run slower on this side of the table as apparently it does over on the other side. [Read more…]