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White House Crisis / Clinton, Lewinsky and Starr #176268

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 30, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The latest in the investigation of President Clinton introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The moves by the White House to discredit independent counsel Kenneth Starr and the challenges to the credibility of Linda Tripp, who taped her telephone calls with Monica Lewinsky, featured; statement from Representative John Conyers calling for Starr to answer charges of prosecutorial misconduct quoted. [National Drug Policy Office spokesman Bob WEINER - calls being subpoenaed "Big Brother at his worst."] [For 20/20, Lewinsky's attorney William GINSBURG - denies Tripp's account of being there when Lewinsky spoke to the president.] [Former White House deputy chief of staff Evelyn LIEBERMAN - says she knows of no improper relationship.] Source reports that Lewinsky's clothes revealed no evidence noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Further coverage of the Lewinsky story previewed. ABC Poll findings on Clinton's approval rating cited.

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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