Rehnquist FBI File Reveals Prescription Drug Trouble Late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist suffered from delusions brought on by an addiction to a prescribed drug, according to FBI files released under a Freedom of Information Act request.
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Rehnquist FBI File Reveals Prescription Drug Trouble

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Rehnquist FBI File Reveals Prescription Drug Trouble

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Rehnquist FBI File Reveals Prescription Drug Trouble

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Late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist suffered from delusions brought on by an addiction to a prescribed drug, according to FBI files released under a Freedom of Information Act request.

The file also holds memos showing that FBI agents investigated potential Democratic witnesses against Rehnquist before his Senate confirmation hearing.