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Thompson “Of Counsel” at Firm in May ’91: Letter
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I have just obtained, from another campaign, a letter from Fred Thompson in which he writes that he was “of counsel” at Arent Fox since May 1991, providing further evidence that the timeline of the LA Times story about his lobby work for an abortion rights group is consistent with Thompson’s employment at the firm.

The letter is dated September 3, 1993, and is addressed to Phil Williams of Channel 2. The relevant portion reads, “I have been ‘of counsel’ at Arent Fox since May of 1991.”

Thompson goes on to describe that he has only lobbied for a foreign government once, on behalf of Jean Bertrand Aristide, calling the White House “sometime in 1991” at the request of Arent Fox partner Michael Barnes.

So, assuming this document is accurate, Thompson was working with Barnes (who was quoted in the Times story) and contacting the White House on behalf of clients at the time at the LA Times said his abortion rights lobbying work took place. Again, this doesn’t explain some of the other problems with the Times story.

I am working on posting a copy of the letter.

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