U.S. President Richard Nixon talks about his meeting with the judge in the Watergate scandal during a press conference in San Clemente, California. A journalist ask the President regarding the secret meeting between the President, President's Assistant to Domestic Affairs John Ehrlichman and the Judge William Matthew Byrne. He also asks the President whether this was an attempt to bribe the judge and which in turn has depicted a lack of moral leadership on the President's behalf. The President clarifies that he had met the Byrne for a minute only and they did not discuss the case. Byrne had arrived there to meet Ehrlichman who had recommended him for the position of Director of FBI (Federal Bureau Of Investigations). In addition to this the President also talks in regard to the telephonic call he had with Assistant Attorney General Henry Petersen, the head of the Criminal Division on April 18th. In that call the General was concerned about the evidences that developed as a result of investigation.
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