ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jan 06, 1999
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) The eve of the Senate trial of impeached President Clinton introduced.
(Capitol Hill: Linda Douglass) The debate over the scope of the trial examined; details given of which witnesses might be called. [Representative Bill McCOLLUM, Senator Tom DASCHLE, Rick SANTORUM, Kay Bailey HUTCHISON - offer views on the trial.]
(Studio: Peter Jennings; Washington: Cokie Roberts) The political posturing and the tone of the political atmosphere at this new Congress discussed.
(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(New York: Terry Moran) The role of Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who will preside over the Senate trial, examined; details given of the extent and limits of his power. Former Rehnquist law clerk Charles COOPER - says Rehnquist will be scrupulously neutral.] [In 1992, REHNQUIST - says just being the subject of an impeachment trial cripples a president.] (Artist: Carole Kabrin)
(Studio: Peter Jennings) ABC News coverage of the trial tomorrow noted.