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Abbe Lowell Quotes

People better be ready for charges.
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#People

The charges in the indictment announced today are entirely unjustified, We are disappointed that the government has decided to pursue these charges, which Mr. Weissman strongly denies.
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#Government

Lowering the bar creates a novel theory of impeachment, ... It would permanently weaken the presidency.
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#Presidency

He is absolutely frustrated that people don't understand the difference between him wanting to be cooperative with the police and not having a press conference on Pennsylvania Avenue and explaining everything about his life since he went to high school,
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#People

I think he feels abused by the typhoon of the media that just sort of swirls around and knocks people over along the way.
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#Media

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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#Giving

For 35 years in his marriage and 30 years in his public service he has kept his private life fairly private. It's hard for him to do now, but he's going to hold on and try.
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#Life

He has given no thought to any such thing in any conversation I have overheard him have with anybody.
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#Conversation

The charges are often overstated, based on strained definitions of what is an offense under the law, are often not supported by actual evidence in the boxes and are sometimes, as in the case of counts 10 and 11, the product of zeal to make a case, rather than to state the law.
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#Law

[Lowell said there was no reason for Condit to take a polygraph test. But if police asked Condit to take one,] I will discuss it with them, ... But I will discuss it with them, not with you.
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#Police

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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#Focus

Those people who are honestly concerned about the disappearance of Ms. Levy will now realize that Congressman Condit has exhausted the information he can provide and that the spotlight on him should be turned elsewhere,
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#People

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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#Trying

high crimes and misdemeanors.
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#Crime And Criminals

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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#Advocate

I'm absolutely amazed at the lack of media outrage.
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#Media

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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#Media

He intends to work with the Justice Department and others to fully resolve all matters of interest, to provide restitution to anyone he has harmed, and to seek absolution from all.
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#Interest

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

None of these matters pertain to Ms. Levy's disappearance or the ability of law enforcement to determine what has happened to her, ... Unlike some, Congressman Condit remains singularly focused on what is and remains the central mission at this time -- locating Chandra Levy. Congressman Condit hopes and prays for Chandra Levy's safe return.
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#Ability

None of these matters pertain to Ms. Levy's disappearance or the ability of law enforcement to determine what has happened to her. Unlike some, Congressman Condit remains singularly focused on what is and remains the central mission at this time -- locating Chandra Levy. Congressman Condit hopes and prays for Chandra Levy's safe return.
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#Ability

It works to keep Chandra's name in the news by keeping Congressman Condit's name in the news.
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#News

It's based solely on the sensitivities of cooperation.
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#Cooperation

Each of these individuals have real-life dealings with the defendants in this case. They'll explain what they told Dr. Rosen in detail. On day one, Secretary of State Rice tells him certain info and on day two one of the conspirators tells him the same thing or something less volatile.
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#Life