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Effective Date of Cl_crosshairstyle 3 Transition Provisions Amendment by Pub. Nixon argued that the Special Prosecutor did not have the power to compel inddependent President to provide evidence. The "Independent Counsel" Statute As a result of Watergate, in Congress passed the Ethics in Government Act EGA which for the first time defined procedures for the appointment of a special prosecutors.
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