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Clinton / Impeachment #177644

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 20, 1998
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) ABC News poll findings on the support for President Clinton after his impeachment yesterday cited.

(White House: Mike von Fremd) The prospects for a Senate deal or trial after yesterday's impeachment featured. [Senators John BREAUX, Christopher DODD - say the Senate does not have to hold a trial.] [Republican Senator Orrin HATCH - comments.] [White House counsel Gregory CRAIG - promises a vigorous defense.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Karla Davis) The political risk for the Republicans for carrying out impeachment examined. [National Journal Charles COOK - says the Republican Party is dangerous.] The resignation of Speaker of the House-elect Bob Livingston and the threat from publisher Larry Flynt of more exposure of Congressional affairs recalled. [Representative J.C. WATT - praises Representative Dennis Hastert.] [Yesterday, LIVINGSTON - says he cannot do his job due to circumstances.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Tim O'Brien) What a Senate trial would look like outlined; details given of the system. [Law professor Paul ROTHSTEIN - says the senators would be mute!] [Two ANALYSTS, BREAUX - outline how the proceedings would work in the Senate.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) "Time" magazine's selection of Clinton and independent counsel Kenneth Starr as its "Men of the Year" noted; cover shown.

Davis, Karla;
O'Brien, Tim;
Simpson, Carole;
von Fremd, Mike

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