ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT TO TESTIFY BEFORE

ATTORNEY GENERAL ASHCROFT TO TESTIFY BEFORE

WASHINGTON, D.C. Attorney General John Ashcroft will testify before

the House Appropriations Committee on the FY 2003 DOJ budget proposal

TODAY, Thursday, February 28, 2002 at 2:00 p.m.

WHAT: House Appropriations Committee Hearing

WHEN: TODAY, Thursday, February 28, 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building

Room 2358

Washington, D.C.

Please direct all media inquiries to the Office of Public Affairs,

202-514-2007.