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Clinton / Impeachment / Senate Trial #182739

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jan 15, 1999
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(Washington: Peter Jennings) The House prosecutors arguments in the Senate impeachment case against President Clinton introduced.

(Washington: Jackie Judd) The Republican case presented. [Representative Bill McCOLLUM - argues about Clinton, Monica Lewinsky and body parts; says it is about obstruction of justice, not sex.] [Representative Steve CHABOT - criticizes Clinton's conduct as a liar.] [Senator Tom HARKIN - raises objections.]

(Washington: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The issue of calling witnesses, including Clinton, to the Senate trial examined. [McCOLLUM - says the key witnesses should be examined.] [Senator Joseph BIDEN - comments on Clinton as a witness.] The pros and cons of calling Lewinsky, Clinton secretary Betty Currie, Clinton adviser Vernon Jordan, White House aides Sidney Blumenthal and John Podesta outlined.

(Washington: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(White House: Sam Donaldson) The White House position on calling witnesses such as telephone taper Linda Tripp, literary agent Lucianne Goldberg and independent counsel Kenneth Starr examined. [White House press secretary Joe LOCKHART - says the White House is willing to go for a resolution.] [Rainbow/PUSH Coalition Jesse JACKSON, Essence magazine editor Susan TAYLOR - introduce Clinton.] [CLINTON - jokes about the introduction.] The unlikelihood that Clinton will testify before the Senate noted.

(Washington: Peter Jennings) The firing of the editor of the "Journal of the American Medical Association" for publishing a survey about college students' sexual attitudes at the time of the Clinton scandal noted.

Donaldson, Sam;
Douglass, Linda;
Jennings, Peter;
Judd, Jackie

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