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Clinton / Investigation / A Deal / The Polls / Congress #182381

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 22, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The hints that there is movement towards a deal between President Clinton and Congress that would spare him from impeachment featured; details given of the small shift in the Clinton position. [White House press secretary Michael McCURRY - says the president will listen to suggestions from others.] [CLINTON - says he is focusing on other matters.] The White House complaint that independent counsel Kenneth Starr's report failed to contain Monica Lewinsky's assertion that no one asked her to lie noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The findings of the ABC News poll on the public reaction to the videotape of Clinton's grand jury testimony outlined on screen.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The shift in momentum in Congress regarding the president on the day after the videotape featured; details given of Democratic alternatives to impeachment. [Senator Tom DASCHLE - says the public now seems more sympathetic.] [Judiciary Committee chair Representative Henry HYDE - downplays the possibility of a deal.]

Donaldson, Sam;
Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter

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