ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 17, 1997
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Capitol Hill: John Cochran) Recommendation by the House Ethics Committee that House Speaker Newt Gingrich be reprimanded and fined for violating ethics rules featured. [Committee chair Representative Nancy JOHNSON, committee's special counsel James COLE, Gingrich attorney J. Randolph EVANS, minority whip Representative James BONIOR, Representative Martin FROST - comment on the ruling and the charges.] The coming House vote on Gingrich's punishment noted.
(Studio: Peter Jennings; Capitol Hill: Cokie Roberts) The fallout from the Gingrich ruling and his future as Speaker of the House discussed.
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