Oklahoma Commissioner Vows To Beat Impeachment

The way indicted Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner Carroll Fisher explains it, his legal difficulties arise from some minor procedural snafus and a newspaper vendetta. However, the state legislature views things differently.

Two weeks ago, as he sat in the Oklahoma House of Representatives gallery, its members unanimously approved five articles of impeachment for neglect of duty, incompetence and corruption in office. Last week the Senate set a Sept. 27 date for his impeachment trial and passed a resolution setting rules for that process.

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