Wednesday, April 5, 2006


McKinney Witnesses Called to Testify, April 5, 2006

WASHINGTON — A staff aide to Rep. Sam Farr, D-Calif., will testify on Thursday in a probe that could determine whether to file charges against Democratic Rep. Cynthia McKinney for allegedly striking a Capitol Police officer, FOX News has confirmed.

Farr's office confirmed that the staff aide was subpoenaed as a witness in front of a grand jury. FOX News also confirmed that a second congressional staff aide has been called to testify, but for reasons of confidentiality, the identity of the aide was being kept anonymous.

The aides' appearances mark the first indication that the U.S. Attorney's office is convening a grand jury to determine if an incident last week involving the congresswoman merits prosecution. The U.S. Attorney's office could not discuss any grand jury subpoena, but told FOX News the investigation continues...

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