TITLE

Saturday Night's All Right for Fighting

AUTHOR(S)
Friel, Brian
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
National Journal;6/3/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 22, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the tension among members of the U.S. Congress over the Federal Bureau of Investigation's raid on the office of Representative William Jefferson (D-La) on May 20, 2006, It presents details of the incident. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) and other lawmakers criticized the raid as a violation of the Constitution's speech or debate clause. House General Counsel Geraldine Gennet offered to start formal meetings with the Justice Department to develop procedures for executing search warrants on house offices.
ACCESSION #
21179973

 

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