ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 26, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The House prosecutors' case for calling Monica Lewinsky, Vernon Jordan and White House aide Sidney Blumenthal as witnesses in the Senate impeachment trial of President Clinton noted.
(Saint Louis: Sam Donaldson) The White House position on witnesses and having the president give a deposition featured; scenes shown of Clinton with Pope John Paul II. [White House press secretary Joe LOCKHART - says the House managers' wish to call witnesses is a political ploy; say Clinton will not testify again.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Linda Douglass) The House managers' case for witnesses presented; details given of what would be asked of the three witnesses, Lewinsky, Jordan and Blumenthal. [House manager Representative Bill McCOLLUM - says we will not ask Monica explicit questions.] [House Judiciary Committee chairman Henry HYDE - says we want a "pitiful three" witnesses.] The position of Senate Democratic leaders on what would happen if witnesses are called noted.
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