We have made as thorough an investigation as possible. The facts are available for the committees of Congress and the public to examine. They will show that neither I nor any members of my administration have violated any law or committed any impropriety. . .
Billy has had no influence or effect on my decisions or on any United States government policy or actions concerning Libya.
Neither I nor anyone in the White House knew any details about the conduct of the investigation under the Foreign Agents Registration Act or tried to influence or affect the [Justice] department's actions or decisions.
Neither I nor anyone else in the White House informed Billy of any leads or evidence obtained by the department.