Abbe Lowell Quotes

Abbe David Lowell (born c. 1952) is an American defense attorney who was Chief Minority Counsel to Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives during the impeachment of Bill Clinton in the Lewinsky scandal

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Abbe Lowell


“For 23 years, Dr. Steve Rosen has been a passionate advocate for America's national interests in the Middle East. He regrets that the government has moved ahead with this indictment, but looks forward to being vindicated at trial.”

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“That the president was engaged in an improper relationship which he did not want disclosed is the core charge that Mr. Starr and the majority suggests triggers this constitutional crisis,”

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“Hasn't everyone now seen that the job search began by others than the president long before the Jones case issue arose?”

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“Before this committee starts making the phrase, 'I don't recall, I don't remember, I'd have to think about it,' something that you would bring to the floor of the Senate, see what an unfair tactic that really is,”

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“Ms. Currie was not listed to be deposed and was not on the witness list in the Jones case ... Ms. Currie then, was not a witness who could have been tampered with.”

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“It's not a good sign when what a prosecutor does, in the three days before his grand jury expires, is to create a Web site and announces the vehicle to announce something. I think people better be ready for charges, ... FOX News Sunday.”

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“At the bottom of this, he's as concerned as he was about what happened to Chandra Levy and hopeful that she will be found.”

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“As to the decision, the verdict of the jury could not be more clear. The jury has said these men are not guilty on these counts.”

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“Something that he or somebody else says that gets out in the media can actually have an impact on a lead the police may be following, and he doesn't want to take that risk.”

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“I'm absolutely amazed at the lack of media outrage.”

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“The fact that he's not giving long interviews to the press at this point is because the press is not focused on what it should be, which is the disappearance of Chandra Levy.”

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“A government employee's actions in dealing with classified information is simply not the same as a private person, whether that person is a reporter or a lobbyist.”

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“It works to keep Chandra's name in the news by keeping Congressman Condit's name in the news,”

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“The time has come to focus less on Congressman Condit and more on the 99 other people police have identified who might be as helpful in providing information that could find Chandra.”

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“Anne Marie Smith may have considered her dealings with Congressman Condit to be 'a relationship,' ... What Congressman Condit was trying to say was that whatever their dealings were, whatever they shared, whatever they were to each other, it wasn't a 'relationship.'”

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