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Clinton / Impeachment / Senate Trial #182701

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 13, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The White House defense to the impeachment charges against President Clinton reviewed; lawyers' statement quoted about the articles of impeachment. [CLINTON - says he will work on the issues.] [In interview with Ted Koppel, House Judiciary Committee chairman Henry HYDE - says it is about lying under oath.] Tomorrow's appearance of House prosecutors before the Senate noted.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The readiness of the Senate room for tomorrow's opening of the trial noted.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The perjury and obstruction of justice charges examined; details given of arguments to be presented by both sides on articles I and II about the relationship of Clinton and Monica Lewinsky.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News coverage of the Senate trial noted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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