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White House Crisis / Clinton and Lewinsky #176164

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jan 26, 1998
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(Washington: Peter Jennings) Today's events in the White House crisis involving President Clinton and Monica Lewinsky introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) Clinton's public statement again denying any sexual relationship with Lewinsky featured. [CLINTON - denies the allegations.] [In response to Donaldson's question, White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - comments on believability.] Early 1990s audiotape of Clinton suggesting Gennifer Flowers says "no" about an affair played.

(Washington: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The wrangling between Lewinsky's lawyers and independent counsel Kenneth Starr's about cooperating with the investigation of the president featured; details given of information that there is an eyewitness to Clinton and Lewinsky in the White House in 1996 and about telephones calls between the two. [Lewinsky's attorney William GINSBURG - comments.] [McCURRY - says there is no evidence of such an incident.]

(Washington: Peter Jennings) ABC News poll findings on the public's view of Clinton's job rating, whether he had an affair with Lewinsky and whether he should resign if he committed perjury cited.

(Washington: Peter Jennings; White House: Sam Donaldson) The mood at the White House today after the president's denial discussed; photograph shown of Clinton practicing the State of the Union address.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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