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Asst. U.S. Attorney Indicted in Waco

NPR's Wade Goodwyn reports that a former federal prosecutor in the Branch Davidian case says he expects to be indicted on charges of making false statements to federal investigators and obstructing justice. Bill Johnston was an assistant U.S. Attorney in Waco, when he wrote a letter last year to Attorney General Janet Reno, alleging a cover-up in the Justice Department of evidence that federal agents used incendiary tear gas canisters on the morning that the Branch Davidian compound went up in flames. Johnston says the indictment is revenge for his going public with his allegations.

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