Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Starr Is Nearing Decisions on Clintons, Lawyers Say

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Starr Is Nearing Decisions on Clintons, Lawyers Say

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Whitewater prosecutors have compiled a memo of several hundred pages summarizing material involving President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary Rodham Clinton, lawyers familiar with the inquiry say.

"The memo summarizes all the evidence from Day One," said one lawyer.

The memo will provide the framework for a meeting in which independent counsel Kenneth Starr and his lawyers in Washington and Little Rock, Ark., will weigh whether any indictments or other actions are warranted, according to several lawyers. Starr, a Republican former solicitor general, has overseen the Whitewater inquiry for 2 1/2 years. He will make the final decision on what, if any, action to take against the Clintons. The lawyers did not indicate a specific timetable. "Evaluation time is here," said another lawyer. The Associated Press spoke to four lawyers familiar with the investigation, all of whom spoke only on condition of anonymity. John Bates, Starr's deputy in charge of the Washington office, declined to comment Wednesday. At a recent public appearance, Starr said his investigation was making "substantial progress." David Kendall, the Clintons' Whitewater attorney, says: "We have no knowledge of what analysis is being done by the Office of the Independent Counsel, although analysis certainly is to be expected in the normal course. As we've said in the past, we are confident that fair-minded people will conclude that it is time to put the so-called Whitewater matter behind us once and for all. …

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