EMMANUEL'S BLOG - First Female US Attorney General Janet Reno Dies Celebrities And Marriage, Corruption And Nigeria Weather Latest Nigeria Music Reviews And more Latest Tip, Find New Thing Global, Rumores And Celeb News Around you Latest Nigerian Entertainment | Best Comedians Gossip & Global Politics News
...
Go market, EbFeatures, #EbFabLook, EbNews, Daily Happening, Music & Movies, All You Need To Know About Corruption Around You, And Word Of God

header ads

7 Nov 2016

First Female US Attorney General Janet Reno Dies

The first woman to be US attorney general, Janet Reno, has died at home in Miami from complications linked to Parkinson's disease.

Ms Reno, 78, was at the centre of several political crises while serving under President Bill Clinton between 1993 and 2001.

She was criticised for a deadly raid on the Branch Davidian cult compound in Waco, Texas after just weeks in office.

Sect leader David Koresh and some 80 followers were killed during the raid.



Questions were asked afterwards about the legality of the FBI raid and why it was that so many people were killed.

Ms Reno survived the aftermath of the raid to become the longest-serving attorney-general in the 20th Century from 1993-2001 - and one of President Clinton's most trusted cabinet members.

She also continued to work despite being diagnosed in 1995 with Parkinson's disease, which caused trembling in both her arms.

After Waco, Ms Reno played a role in some of the more high-profile controversies and scandals that rocked the Clinton administration

No comments:

Post a Comment