ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 29, 1974
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee begins impeachment debates on article II after passing article I last Saturday Article II charges President with abusing powers of his high office.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) [Associate general cnsl. Garner CLINE - reads article II impeachment charge.] Article II outlined. [Representative Charles WIGGINS - says Congress has no right to impose notions of morality and impropriety on others.] [Representative George DANIELSON - believes violation of solemn oath of office impeachable offense.] [WIGGINS - doesn't object to impeachment if President had direct knowledge of illegalities or ordered aides to commit such actions.] [Representative Robert McCLORY - states President responsible for faithful execution of law.] [Representative David DENNIS - staff members can often cause embarrassment and problems by carrying out unauthorized actions.] [Representative Lawrence HOGAN - believes ample material exists linking impeachable offenses directly to President] McClory announces he'll vote for article II.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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