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Saturday, August 09, 2003  

Following up Paul Krugman's report that the White House tried to influence Treasury Department numbers, here's another one:

An investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general into official statements about air quality after the collapse of the World Trade Center has found that White House officials instructed the agency to be less alarming and more reassuring to the public in the first few days after the attack.

Meanwhile, the Pentagon apparently met secretly with the middleman from the Iran-Contra scandal.

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld confirmed Friday that Pentagon officials met secretly and discussed Iran with a controversial and discredited figure in the Iran-contra scandal.

But Rumsfeld said the talks "went nowhere...."

posted by Jeff | 9:53 AM |
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