February 27, 1998
WASHINGTON -- A senior White House aide testified before a grand jury for nearly two hours yesterday about his contacts with reporters as Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth W. Starr returned to his search for sources of unflattering information about his prosecutors.The line of inquiry prompted renewed criticism of Starr's tactics, including a call by 14 Democratic members of Congress for Attorney General Janet Reno to restrain Starr from what they called "a campaign of intimidation.""I never imagined that in America I would be hauled before a federal grand jury to answer questions about my conversations with members of the media," White House communications aide Sidney Blumenthal said on the steps of the federal courthouse.
January 26, 1998
Here are excerpts from the interview of William H. Ginsburg, attorney for Monica Lewinsky, on NBC's "Meet The Press" by Tim Russert.Russert: You've been having discussions with independent counsel Kenneth Starr's office. What are the state of those discussions?Ginsburg: They are still open. As the saying goes, the ball is still in the air. We are having cordial discussions. We've been together by telephone, and I'm very hopeful that we'll continue those today.Russert: If Monica Lewinsky agrees with Kenneth Starr to cooperate, is granted immunity, will she tell all?