Exit Williams, Enter…?

April 1982
National Review;4/2/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p341
This article presents information on New Jersey Democrat Harrison Williams and issues related to his resignation. It is informed that Williams was found guilty of nine counts of bribery and conspiracy in the Abscam sting. The seat left vacant by Williams might be filled by Representative Millicent Fenwick or Jeffrey Bell, former president of the right wing Manhattan Institute. It is also opined that Governor Thomas Kean can proceed cautiously by selecting a caretaker who will fill the months remaining in Williams's term and promise not to enter the election campaign.


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