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Clinton / Investigation / Starr Report / The Law / Hatch Interview #182219

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 14, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) Why President Clinton and his lawyers are using careful language about whether he lied to the grand jury examined; details given of the possibility that independent counsel Kenneth Starr could take him to court and that it might affect the Paula Jones sexual harassment lawsuit. [George Washington University law school professor Stephen SALTZBURG - says perhaps Clinton feared being indicted if he admitted perjury.] [Former federal prosecutor Jeffrey HARRIS - wonders if the Jones case will come back.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Interview held with Senator Hatch about Clinton. [HATCH - says Clinton has to shoot square and not hide behind legal hair- splitting about matters like his statements in the Jones lawsuit.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News poll figures on whether the Starr report makes a strong case for impeachment outlined on screen.

Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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