Guests: REPRESENTATIVE STEVE CHABOT Republican Congressman from Ohio Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee on the Constitution STANLEY M. BRAND Former Council to the House of Representatives (from 1976-84) Criminal Defense Lawyer, Washington DC P.S. RUCKMAN, JR. Professor of Political Science, Rock Valley College, Rockford, Illinois Congressional hearings into former president Bill Clinton's pardon of fugitive financier Marc Rich are entering a new phase. Mr. Clinton has waived executive privilege to allow three former White House aides to testify. As the investigations continue, some are asking at what cost and for what gain? Join Juan Williams and guests for a look at the power of presidential pardons and the latest news from the hearings.
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