ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 17, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The day's testimony by President Clinton before independent counsel Kenneth Starr's grand jury introduced.
(White House: Sam Donaldson) The president's testimony and the likelihood that he will give a speech to the nation tonight featured. [Senator Orrin HATCH - says the people may forgive the president.] Earlier instances in which Clinton asked forgiveness noted. [In 1982, 1990, 1992, CLINTON - asks forgiveness.] The issue of perjury and obstruction of justice in the Monica Lewinsky case noted. The mood in the White House after Clinton's admissions discussed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jackie Judd) Independent counsel Kenneth Starr's confidence about the case he has been building about the president's relationship with Monica Lewinsky featured. [George Washington University Law Center professor Jonathan TURLEY - raises the perjury issue.] The questions about the Clinton-Lewinsky relationship reviewed. Whether Monica will return to the grand jury after Clinton's testimony discussed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with ABC News legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin. [TOOBIN - assesses the time frame of Clinton's testimony today.]