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Clinton / Impeachment / Senate Trial / Starr #183065

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 31, 1999
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tim O'Brien) New York Times story that independent counsel Kenneth Starr has concluded a sitting president can be indicted and tried on criminal charges examined; details given from an article in "Legal Times" by law professor and Starr associate Ronald Rotunda. [STARR - offers no comment.] [White House advisor George MITCHELL - calls this speculation inappropriate.] [Former appellate judge Robert BORK - says you cannot indict a president.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Capitol Hill: Karla Davis) Tomorrow's deposing of Monica Lewinsky in the Senate impeachment trial previewed; details given of the issue of a Lewinsky-Betty Currie telephone call. [Senator Mike DeWINE - says maybe something new will come out.] [Representative Asa HUTCHINSON - comments on Lewinsky and Vernon Jordan) [Representative James ROGAN - previews his deposing of White House aide Sidney Blumenthal.] The White House strategy in responding to the Lewinsky testimony noted.

(Studio: Carole Simpson) The presence of Senate members, Jordan and Starr at last night's Washington, DC, dinner shown.

Davis, Karla;
O'Brien, Tim;
Simpson, Carole

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