Marc Rich Pardon

Marc Rich Pardon

WAP2001020802 - 08 FEBRUARY 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Attorney Jack Quinn, left, listens to former Assistant U.S. Attorney Morris "Sandy" Weinberg, Jr., testify before the House Committee on Government Reform regarding the controversial pardon of international fugitive financier Marc Rich by former U.S. President Bill Clinton on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC February 8, 2001. Clinton pardoned Rich on the last day of his administration. The Congressional hearing trying to understand whether law enforcement authorities were consulted before granting the pardon. cc/cc/Chris Corder .