Clinton impeachment prosecutor and former choose Ken Starr ineffective at seventy six

WASHINGTON, DC - Former Independent Counsel Ken Starr answers questions during a discussion held at the American Enterprise Institute September 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. It was reported that Ken Starr, a former federal judge who led the investigation against former President Bill Clinton during the 1990s Whitewater probe, has died at 76 due to complications from surgery. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 775229480 ORIG FILE ID: 1035665286

WASHINGTON – Ken Starr, a former federal appellate choose and a distinguished lawyer whose authorized investigation of invoice Clinton led to the president’s impeachment, died Tuesday at age seventy six, his household mentioned.

In 2020, he was recruited to the authorized staff representing President Donald Trump inside the nation’s third presidential impeachment trial.

for a quantity of years, Starr’s stellar popularity as a lawyer appeared to place him on a path to the Supreme courtroom. At age 37, he turned the youngest particular person ever to serve on the U.S. courtroom of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the place Chief Justice John Roberts and justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia additionally had served. From 1989-ninety three, Starr was the solicitor primary inside the administration of President George H.W. Bush, arguing 25 cases earlier than the Supreme courtroom.


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