National Press Club

Attorney General Nomination

January 25, 2001

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In response to testimony by Senator Ashcroft that he never considered sexual orientation when hiring staff, Mr. Offner talked to reporters about an incident in 1985 in which then Governor Ashcroft had bluntly asked about Mr. Offner's sexual preference during a job interview. Following his remarks he answered questions from the reporters.