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Clintons / Press Conference / Whitewater #365786

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jan 11, 1996
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Reports introduced.

(White House: Rita Braver) President Clinton's news conference that led to questions about First Lady Hillary Clinton and the budget featured. [CLINTON - outlines what Hillary might do; likens the situation to that facing her predecessor, Eleanor Roosevelt; speaks about balancing the budget and blames the Republicans for delays.] [Representative Newt GINGRICH - says no deal is better than a bad deal.]

(Washington: Eric Engberg) Testimony at the Senate Whitewater hearings from Richard Massey, the Rose Law Firm lawyer whom Hillary Clinton said handled most of the Madison Guaranty business, outlined. [Whitewater committee special counsel Michael CHERTOFF - asks questions.] [MASSEY - offers answers.] [Senator Christopher DODD - suggests lack of impartiality.]

(Washington: Phil Jones) The attacks on First Lady Hillary Clinton by Republicans said timed to coincide with her book tour and the presidential campaign examined. [Deputy Clinton campaign manager Ann LEWIS - says the attacks on Hilary are causing political problems for the President.] [Former Nancy Reagan press secretary Sheila TATE - comments.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) A statement from President Clinton that reports of his dwindling finances due to the legal expenses of Whitewater are probably true stated.

Braver, Rita;
Engberg, Eric;
Jones, Phil;
Rather, Dan

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